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30 Dec, 2019

IRTI Training Workshop Addresses Application of Fintech on Awqaf

  The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has organized a training course on the application of financial technologies (Fintech) on awqaf (Islamic endowments). The program, held in Jeddah from 24-26 December 2019, examined the awqaf eco-system in several jurisdictions, and addressed the practical challenges of integrating Fintech, particularly blockchain, smart contracts, crowdfunding, artificial intelligence( Read more )

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29 Dec, 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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26 Dec, 2019

IRTI Acting DG, Dr. Al-Suwailem, Speaks on Averting another Global Financial Crisis

26th World Islamic Banking Conference Acting Director General of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Dr. Sami Al-Suwailem, has delivered a keynote speech on how to avoid another global financial crisis, during the 26th edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference held in Bahrain. The conference, considered the largest and most prestigious gathering of( Read more )

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23 Dec, 2019

IRTI Training Course Highlights Economic Benefits of Halal Trade

A training course aimed to promote understanding of the economic benefits of the halal trade and industry has been organized by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) for officials from various government agencies in Egypt. The program, held in Cairo from 1-5 December 2019, examined the halal markets and regulatory frameworks in several jurisdictions,( Read more )

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18 Dec, 2019

Islamic Finance Conference Considers Future of Islamic Banking and Insurance in the Digital Area

Islamic banking and insurance need to take advantage of the opportunities provided by digital technologies in order to remain relevant and contribute to socio-economic development, according to speakers at the 5th Islamic Finance Conference held in Jeddah. The conference, held on 1 December 2019, was jointly organized by Effat University, Islamic Research and Training Institute( Read more )

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15 Dec, 2019

IsDB Prize Winner,
Dr. Al-Jarhi, Highlights Advantages of Islamic Finance

Winner of the 2019 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, Dr. Mabid Al-Jarhi, has delivered a lecture in which he highlighted how Islamic Finance offers an alternative framework for achieving efficiency in the allocation of resources. The lecture, held on 12 December 2019, was organized by the Islamic Research and( 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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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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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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