World Assembly of Muslim Youth

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World Assembly of Muslim Youth

الندوة العالمية للشباب الإسلامي
Abbreviation WAMY
Formation 1972
Headquarters Riyadh
Location Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Coordinates Coordinates: 24°44′18″N 46°39′28″E / 24.73833°N 46.65778°E / 24.73833; 46.65778
Chairman
Saleh Al ash-Sheikh
Vice Chairman
Abdullah Omar Nasseef
Website

http://www.wamy.co.uk (English)

http://www.wamy.org/ (Arabic)

The World Assembly of Muslim Youth is an international Islamic educational organization whose stated purpose is to establish a platform where Muslim youth can get together in an Islamic environment. WAMY organizes conferences, symposia, educational workshops and research circles to address youth and students issues. In addition to Football Tournaments WAMY organizes European Muslim Scouts camps for Muslim youth in Europe.

WAMY aims[edit]

WAMY aims to preserve the Muslim identity, to help overcome the problems Muslim youth face in modern society, and to educate and train Muslim youth in order for them to become active and positive citizens in their countries. WAMY aims to Introduce Islam to non-Muslims in its purest form as a comprehensive system and way of life and to establish a relationship of dialogue, understanding and appreciation between other faith organizations. It also aims to organize conferences, symposia, workshops and research circles to address youth and students issues. WAMY aims to publish books, brochures, reports and exhibition material that best introduce Islam to non-Muslims in its holistic vision, and best educate the Muslim youth about their role in the societies. WAMY aims to organize exchange visits, Hajj and Umrah trips and provide training and support to Muslim youth organizations in order to help them better fulfill their objectives.[1][2]

Registered[edit]

WAMY is registered as a public benefit organization with the South African Revenue Service (PBO no 930003514) Section 18 A and as a Non-governmental Organization with the Department of Social Welfare (NPO 033-578)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WAMY Profile
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ http://www.wamy.co.za/wabout.php

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