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12 Sep, 2021

Addressing Multidimensional Poverty in IsDB Member Countries

For the first time in two decades, global extreme poverty is expected to rise, driven by COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, the Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) convened a panel of experts to evaluate poverty from both a monetary and multidimensional perspective and stimulate discussions on addressing multi-dimensional poverty in IsDB Member Countries. The( Read more )

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31 Aug, 2021

IsDB Institute and World Bank Launch Reference Guide on Islamic Finance for Infrastructure PPP Projects

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) and the World Bank have launched a report highlighting the most important aspects of Islamic finance that relate to infrastructure public-private partnerships. Entitled “Reference Guide: Islamic Finance for Infrastructure PPP Projects,” the report was launched during the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance held virtually on 28 August( Read more )

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30 Aug, 2021

IsDB Institute and Oxford Initiative Launch Reports Series Assessing Multidimensional Poverty in IsDB Member Countries

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have launched a series of reports assessing multidimensional poverty in IsDB Member Countries. The launching took place during the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance held virtually on 28 August 2021, on the sidelines of the 2021 IsDB Group( Read more )

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30 Aug, 2021

Good Economics is Islamic Economics by Nature, Says Dr. Al-Suwailem

Text of the welcome remarks delivered by Dr. Sami Al-Suwailem, Acting Director General, IsDB Institute, during the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance, a virtual Side Event of the 2021 Annual Meeting of the IsDB Group, on 28 August 2021. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم On behalf of the IsDB Group, I welcome our distinguished( Read more )

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30 Aug, 2021

Winners Receive 2021 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

The two winners of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for 2021 attended the virtual presentation of the awards held during the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance on 28 August 2021. LaunchGood, a crowdfunding platform that harnesses technology to bring the Islamic value of helping people into the( Read more )

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30 Aug, 2021

IsDB Institute’s Global Forum: ‘Islamic Finance Has an Essential Role in Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery’

Islamic finance has an essential role in helping countries mobilize resources to fund economic recovery and fight extreme poverty following the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was among the key conclusions of the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance, held virtually on 28 August 2021. The IsDB Institute (IsDBI) organized the forum( 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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