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08 Dec, 2021

AAOIFI and IsDB Hold 16th Annual Conference in Bahrain

The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), represented by the IsDB Institute, successfully held the 16th annual Islamic banking and finance conference in Bahrain on 1-2 December 2021 under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain. The conference was themed: “Solidifying the Foundations of Islamic( Read more )

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05 Dec, 2021

Islamic Finance Standards for a Post-COVID World

Text of a speech by Dr. Sami Al-Suwailem, Acting Director General of IsDB Institute, during the 16th AAOIFI-IsDB Annual Conference, in Bahrain on 1 December 2021. The theme of the conference was ‘Solidifying the Foundations of Islamic Finance for the Post-COVID World through the Development of Robust Standards and Regulatory Frameworks’. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم( Read more )

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30 Nov, 2021

IsDBI and PECDAR Co-organize Workshop for Awqaf Organizations in Palestine

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) in collaboration with the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR) organized a training workshop on managing awqaf investments in Palestine. Held in Amman, Jordan from 21 to 25 November 2021, the workshop was attended by 18 officials from different Waqf institutions in Palestine, including Waqf managers, Waqf( Read more )

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24 Nov, 2021

Nominations Extended to 31 December for IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

Nominations for the 2022 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics will now close on 31 December 2021, instead of the initially announced deadline of 1 December, giving prospective nominators more time to finalize and submit their nominations. The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) had announced the call for nominations back in August, and the( Read more )

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16 Nov, 2021

IsDBI Leads Discussion on Harnessing Technology to Boost Financial Inclusion

Acting Director General of the Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) and IsDB Group Chief Economist, Dr. Sami Al-Suwailem, moderated a session on “Harnessing technology in Islamic financial Services to Improve Financial Inclusion” during the 15th Summit of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), which was hosted by the Saudi Central Bank in Jeddah from November( Read more )

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27 Oct, 2021

IsDB Institute Holds Islamic Finance Workshop for Nigerian and Cameroonian Agencies

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) organized a virtual workshop for various Nigerian and Cameroonian agencies to introduce the participants to the fundamentals and products of Islamic finance. Held virtually during 18-19 October 2021, the workshop was attended by professionals from the Nigerian oil and finance ministries, the Niger state government, as well as representatives from( 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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