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19 Aug, 2021

IsDB Institute’s Global Forum to Discuss Prospects of Islamic Finance in Economic Recovery Post Covid-19

Senior development practitioners and experts are scheduled to participate in the 15th IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance to discuss unleashing the potentials of Islamic finance to spur economic recovery post Covid-19 pandemic. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Institute is organizing the forum as a virtual side event to be held on 28 August 2021,( Read more )

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09 Aug, 2021

2022 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics Open for Nominations

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) is inviting nominations for the IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for the year 1443H (2022). This year, the Prize focuses on the Knowledge Contribution category. It aims to recognize, reward and encourage significant knowledge contributions in areas related to Islamic economics that have the potential to( Read more )

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19 Jul, 2021

IsDBI mourns the death of Dr. Rafic Al-Misri, winner of IsDB Prize in Islamic Economics in 1997

We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return. The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, mourns the death of Dr. Rafic Yunus Al-Misri, one of the pioneers of Islamic economics, a renowned researcher in the field of Islamic finance and the winner of the IsDB( Read more )

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05 Jul, 2021

Innovation-driven Platforms Win 2021 IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has selected two crowdfunding platforms as winners of the IsDB Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics for the year 1442H (2021), in recognition of their innovative and impactful roles in funding projects that advance the principles of Islamic Economics. LaunchGood, a crowdfunding platform that harnesses technology to bring the( Read more )

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01 Jul, 2021

IsDBI – Al Maali Report Spotlights Leveraging Fintech to Bridge Islamic Finance and Sustainability

Technological advances combined with big data, artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies are opening new avenues for Islamic finance to achieve its objectives of integrating finance with productive activities and reflecting the moral values by adhering to its principles for good and sustainable outcomes. This is part of the key findings of a new report( Read more )

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21 Jun, 2021

IsDBI Launches Islamic Finance Capacity Building Program Series for International Committee of Red Cross

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) has launched the Islamic Finance Capacity Building Program Series for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), with the aim to assist the ICRC leverage Islamic finance in mobilizing resources for humanitarian activities. The Islamic Finance Advisory and Technical Assistance (IFATA) Section of IsDBI developed the program, which( 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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