The World Zakat Forum (WZF) Secretariat has pioneered The First World Zakat Forum Youth Symposium 2020 that is conducted from 16 – 17 May 2020, which also occurs on 23 – 24 Ramadhan 1441 H, as an attempt to synergize youth amil from all over the world as part of global zakat consolidation. Despite the coronavirus outbreak, the symposium has marked its history conducted online with about 70 young delegates from the 16 WZF member countries attending the event.
The symposium has translated the potential of youths who are ‘Amil zakat professionals worldwide into the real movement of the global zakat, at best during the event. Furthermore, recognition on the potential of youth leadership in the WZF member countries demands further actions to position the role of the youth in the WZF future agendas. Therefore, the delegates and participants of the 1st WZF Youth Symposium 2020 have agreed on the following resolutions:
1. Urging the formation of WZF Youth organization as a legal platform for young ‘amil professionals to share their ideas and experiences. This is to be initiated formally in the upcoming World Zakat Forum Annual Meeting and International Conference.
2. Proposing the establishment of WZF Youth as subsidiary institution of the World Zakat Forum aiming at strengthening the role and the network of young amil professionals as an endeavor to optimize the global zakat potential.
3. Recommending a leadership position as deputy secretary general of the World Zakat Forum representing youth amil in order to accommodate growing dynamics of worldwide zakat management.
4. Calling all WZF member countries and member institutions to strengthen the role of zakat during this Covid-19 pandemic era.
May Allah shower His mercy on the endeavor to strengthen the role of the youth amil in global zakat movement.
Google Meet Platform
May 17, 2020
Day 1: World Zakat Forum (WZF) Youth Symposium 2020
Day 2: World Zakat Forum (WZF) Youth Symposium 2020