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14 Oct, 2018

IRTI Signs MOU with Indonesian University to Enhance Islamic Finance Education

As part of initiatives to develop Islamic finance as an academic discipline, the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Universitas Hasanuddin (UNHAS) of Indonesia. The memorandum was signed by the Director General of IRTI, Dr. Humayon Dar, and UNHAS Rector, Prof.( Read more )

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02 Oct, 2018

IRTI and Palestinian Council Organize Training on Tapping Awqaf Potentials for Poverty Reduction

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) is holding a training program on tapping the potentials of Awqaf for poverty reduction, in collaboration with the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR). The program, being held from 1-4 October 2018 in Amman, Jordan, is hosted by the Institute of Banking Studies of the Central( Read more )

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01 Oct, 2018

13th International Shari’ah Scholars Forum Discusses Prospects of Islamic Social Finance

The 13th International Shari’ah Scholars Forum (ISSF) is scheduled to open today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme ‘Islamic Social Finance: Realities and Prospects’. The forum is jointly organized by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, in partnership with International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance( Read more )

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27 Sep, 2018

IRTI, UNDP, Malaysian SC Partner to Promote Leveraging Islamic Finance to Fund the 2030 Global Development Agenda

New York, 27 September 2018 – The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) have collaborated to promote the use of Islamic financing instruments to meet the funding requirements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The huge funding needed to( Read more )

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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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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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