Who are we?
The International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations (IIFSO), is an international student and youth federation with a membership of 100s of student and youth organizations in more than 60 countries. IIFSO started as a student initiative in Ibadan university in Nigeria in 1966, and was formally established in Aachen, Germany in 1969.
IIFSO's mission is to ”serve, develop, integrate, and represent the Muslim student organizations worldwide while building bridges with other cultures in order to participate in building a brighter future for Muslim youth.”
What do we do?
IIFSO joined the United Nations in 1977 as an NGO with a special consultative status in the economic and social council and thus having mutual grounds in support of UN's initiatives.
IIFSO has organized hundreds of capacity-building trainings to youth activists everywhere. IIFSO participated in several conferences including topics such as human rights, islamophobia, women rights and social development.