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25 Oct, 2018

IRTI, Indonesian Finance Ministry Organize Workshop on Infrastructure Financing Through Public-Private Partnerships

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the Financial Education and Training Agency (FETA) of the Indonesian Finance Ministry have jointly organized a training workshop on financing infrastructure projects through public-private partnerships (PPPs). The workshop is part of IRTI’s capacity building programs aimed to develop competence and capacity of executive staff working in financial( Read more )

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23 Oct, 2018

IRTI Capacity-Building Program Highlights Prospects of Halal Industry

A capacity-building workshop organized by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has opened in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the aim to highlight the prospects of the halal industry and its role in the socio-economic development of IsDB member countries. The workshop, which runs from 21-25( Read more )

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22 Oct, 2018

IRTI and Algerian Institutions Collaborate on Building Capacity in Liquidity Management

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the Professional Association of Banks and Financial Institutions (ABEF) in Algeria have organized a training course aimed to build capacity in the area of liquidity management in Islamic financial institutions. It was the second such program organized by IRTI and the umbrella organization of professionals in the( Read more )

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19 Oct, 2018

IRTI, Bank Indonesia, Indonesia Waqf Board Jointly Launch Principles of Managing Islamic Endowments

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has jointly launched a set of principles that will facilitate effective management of Islamic endowments to help harness potentials of the sub-sector toward resources mobilization for development activities. The “Core Principles for Effective Waqf Operations and Supervision and Cash Waqf-Linked Sukuk” was launched through a partnership between IRTI,( Read more )

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18 Oct, 2018

ITFC, IRTI Sign MoU to Develop Innovative Trade Finance Solutions and Enhance Human Resources for Islamic Financial Institutions

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), both members of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, have signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration to develop innovative trade finance solutions and enhance human resources for Islamic financial institutions. ITFC is a multilateral trade financing institution established to( Read more )

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17 Oct, 2018

IRTI Issues New Working Papers on Select Topics in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance

​​Key themes include poverty and religiosity, profit taking, capital markets, early-warning system for banks​ The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has released six new working and policy papers on select germane issues in Islamic economics, banking and finance. The papers, comprising of five working papers and one policy paper, focus on key themes that( 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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19/05/2022

Three Professors Win 2022 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

Three renowned professors have been selected as winners of the 1443H (2022) Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for their significant and influential contributions in the field of Islamic economics and finance. The winners, Prof. Habib Ahmed (first prize), Prof. Mansur Masih (second prize), and Prof. Tariqullah Khan (third prize),( Read more )

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