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15 Sep, 2018

IRTI Holds Symposium on Awqaf in France

​​​The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has held a symposium on Awqaf, in cooperation with the Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, in Strasbourg, France on 14-15 September 2018. The theme of the symposium was “Awqaf and charitable systems in Europe: Towards a human civilization partnership”. It was hosted by the Association of Muslims Alsace (AMAL)( Read more )

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06 Sep, 2018

IRTI and Dar Al Sharia Sign MOU to Develop Solutions for Islamic Financial

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 6 September 2018 – A memorandum of understanding has been signed today between the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and Dar Al Sharia for strategic collaboration in various aspects of Islamic finance advisory. The MOU was signed by IRTI Director General, Dr. Humayon( Read more )

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02 Sep, 2018

IRTI, UNDP Organize Workshop on Mobilizing Islamic Finance for SDGs

A capacity-building workshop on tapping the potentials of Islamic finance for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been organized jointly by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Istanbul, Turkey. The workshop, held on 28-30 August 2018, aimed to build capacity of development practitioners in exploring( Read more )

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12 Aug, 2018

IRTI and IoBM Collaborate on Expanding Frontiers of Islamic Finance

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) for collaboration in research and training to support expansion of Islamic finance frontiers.The MoU was signed during a brief ceremony held at IoBM in Karachi, Pakistan.On the occasion, Mr. Talib Karim, President of the IoBM,( Read more )

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19 Jul, 2018

IRTI and ABEF organize a Workshop on Islamic Banking and Finance in Algeria

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 19 July 19, 2018: The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank Group and the Ministry of Finance in Algeria represented by the Association of Banks and Financial Institutions (ABEF) jointly organized a workshop on Introduction to Islamic Economy, Banking and Finance in Algeria on July 16-18, 2018. The( Read more )

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08 Jul, 2018

IRTI Considers Establishing Center of Excellence on Islamic Social Finance

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) is considering partnering with other institutions to establish a center of excellence on Islamic social finance as part of efforts to develop the sector. IRTI Director General, Dr. Humayon Dar, encountered demand for such a center during a visit to a number of institutions in Jakarta, following his( 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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