International Islamic Youth League

Unverified non-profit organisation

The International Islamic Youth League-African Youth Development Centre is an internationally accredited humanitarian non-governmental, non-political, non-profit-making charitable organization, thus registered with respective ministries, departments and agencies wherever the organization activities are undertaken.

The organization is registered with these respective Ministries of the Sierra Leone Government; i.e. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, and the Ministry of Energy and Power. And also registered with the Government of Sub Sahel African regions – Chad, Cameroon, Mali, Central African Republic and Benin.

The International Islamic Youth League-African Youth Development Centre was founded on 1st January, 1991; as an inspirational youth-lead organization, which is focused to promote volunteerism, solidarity, peace and development around the world.

IIYL has established affiliation and partnership with The United Nations’ Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organizations, International Development Agencies, Civil Societies, Coalitions & Networks at both national and global levels.

Our Organization has outstanding experience, expertise and resources, to operate in conflict emergencies, forced displacement, emergency humanitarian relief and disaster response-to save lives; as well as post conflict development-thus contributing to sustainable peace and development.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

More than 1,000 million

Participant in relevant networks

IIYL is a signatory code of conduct with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (IFRC) and NGOs in disaster Relief, accredited to the United Nations Economic Council (ECOSCOC) since April 2015. IIYL is also accredited to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), partner for Islamic Solidarity Fund, The Islamic Committee of International Crescent, United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nation (FAO), the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), the Islamic Foundation of Ireland, Global Peace Mission of Malaysia, the Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Society, member of the Union of NGOs of the Islamic world.

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Project funding; Provision all (4)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Chad; Mali; Sierra Leone

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Children, youth and family welfare; all (8)