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09 Aug, 2022

Nominations Open for 2023 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 9 August 2022 – The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) is inviting nominations for the IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for the year 1444H (2023). Focusing on the Development Solutions Achievement category, this cycle of the Prize aims to recognize, reward, and encourage creative projects that successfully( Read more )

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03 Aug, 2022

New Book Highlights IsDB’s Evolution, Honors First President’s Legacy

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) has released a book which reviews the history and exceptional achievements of the IsDB from a nascent idea till the retirement of its first President, H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohammad Ali, in 2016. The new book is the English language translation of the original book first published in Arabic language in( Read more )

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02 Aug, 2022

IsDBI Initiates 1st Arabic Language Online Course on Conversion of Conventional Banks into an Islamic Bank on edX Platform

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1 August 2022 – The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) is offering its first Arabic online course on introducing the concept of transforming conventional banks to operate in accordance with Islamic Shari’ah by presenting all the practical and applied aspects of the transformation process. This course is the first of its( Read more )

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25 Jul, 2022

Registration Opens for Online Course on Islamic Finance for SDGs

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 24 July 2022 – Islamic finance practitioners and professionals can now register for a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Islamic Finance for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) starting from 24 July 2022. The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) developed the MOOC in partnership with the UNDP Istanbul International Center( Read more )

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06 Jul, 2022

New IsDBI Book Enriches Knowledge on Fatāwa Related to Leasing Contracts

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) has released a new book on the Islamic jurisprudential resolutions related to the leasing contracts, as part of a series of contemporary financial fatāwa in light of the resolutions of the International Fiqh Academy (IIFA). Published in Arabic language with the title ‘Fatāwa Al-Ijārah Wal Ijārah Muntahiya Bittamleek’, the( Read more )

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05 Jun, 2022

Dr. Al Jasser Presents Awards to Winners of 2022 IsDBI Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

President of the Islamic Development Bank, Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser, presented awards to the winners of the 2022 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics. The awards were presented to two of the prize winners, Prof. Habib Ahmed (first prize) and Prof. Mansur Masih (second prize), during the Host Country Gala Dinner on 3( Read more )

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05/04/2020

IRTI Massive Open Online Courses in Islamic Economics and Finance

Seven Courses, All Self-Paced From 15 April to 31 December 2020 Program Link Islamic Banking: Principles, Practice and Risk Management Enroll here Islamic Finance and Banking: Modes of Finance Enroll here Islamic Finance and Capital Markets Enroll here Islamic Finance and Capital Markets: Structure and Trading of Sukuk Enroll here Islamic Money Markets and Sukuk( Read more )

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01/07/2020

Nominations Open for IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) would like to announce the call for nominations for the newly reformed Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for the year 1442H (2021G). The Prize aims to recognise, reward and encourage creative projects that successfully solve important development challenges in the IsDB Member( Read more )

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29/12/2019

Call for Papers – The 12th International Conference on Islamic Economics & Finance

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University are organizing the 12th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance, scheduled to be held on 14-16 June 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey. Themed “Sustainable Development for Real Economy”, the conference will provide a platform for dialogue and discussions between policymakers, academics, researchers, graduate( Read more )

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14/06/2020

IRTI Partners with Samsung-backed Blocko’s E24P to Launch Blockchain-based Smart Credit Management Platform

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has partnered with the Samsung-backed blockchain technology firm Blocko to build a blockchain-based innovative credit enhancement system. The patented Smart Credit Management System minimizes the risks associated with credit financing to businesses and consumers through the use of new economic incentive( Read more )

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21/11/2020

Alongside G20 Summit, IRTI Launches Saudi Arabia Islamic Finance Country Report

With about $900bn assets, Islamic finance can be a catalyst to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 In conjunction with the G20 Summit being held in Saudi Arabia on 21-22 November 2020, the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has published the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Islamic Finance Country Report.( Read more )

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08/10/2020

IRTI Launches Smart Economy Grants to Promote Technology-Based Development Solutions

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has announced the launching of the Smart Economy Grants Program, offering cash awards of up to USD 10,000 for projects involving the application of emerging technologies to spur knowledge-driven economic transformation. Applications are invited from researchers, professionals and entrepreneurs engaged in( Read more )

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