Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (until 2018, October named Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation – ICYF-DC) was established in 1-3 December, 2004 in Baku in General Assembly with the participation of about 40 leading youth organizations representing the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries as well as Muslim minorities worldwide upon the joint initiative of the Azerbaijani and Turkish governments. The main aim of the initiative is to create youth umbrella organization, to coordinate the activities of youth organizations from the OIC countries as well as to implement international projects representing their interests at international and regional levels.

On 18 May, 2010 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan the Secretary General of the ICYF-DC at the sidelines of the 37th session of the ICFM Mr. Elshad Iskandarov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov signed an agreement about the establishment of the Eurasia Regional Center. According to the law numbered 1049-IIIQ, approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 22 June 2010, the Eurasia Regional Center with the diplomatic status and Headquarters in Baku, at present time implements the coordination youth organizations’ activities in OIC member-states from Central Asia countries as well as youth representing Muslim minorities living in Central and Eastern Europe countries.