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09 Oct, 2019

Dr. Mabid Al Jarhi wins 2019 IsDB Prize in Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has awarded the IsDB Prize in Islamic Economics, Banking & Finance for the year 1440H (2019) to Dr. Mabid Al Jarhi, in recognition of the significant contributions he made to Islamic economics and banking at both theoretical and practical levels, throughout his career spanning over four decades.Dr. Bandar M. Hajjar,

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25 Sep, 2019

IRTI Participates in 19th Amman International Book Fair

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, is participating in the 19th edition of the Amman International Book Fair, which is being held in the Jordanian capital from 26 September to 5 October 2019.​The book fair, with the theme “Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine”, is

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05 Sep, 2019

IRTI Publishes Five New Books with Springer and Palgrave Macmillan

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has published five new books with reputable international publishers during 2019, as part the Institute’s initiatives for knowledge creation and dissemination in Islamic economics and finance. Four of the books were published with Palgrave Macmillan and one with Springer.( Read more )

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20 Aug, 2019

IRTI Welcomes Collaboration with Indonesian Hajj Fund Agency

In pursuit of its mandate of fostering the use of Islamic Finance for development, the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group has welcomed a delegation of senior officials of the Indonesian Hajj Fund Management Agency (BPKH) to discuss capacity building programs of the Agency’s staff in Islamic Finance.

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08 Aug, 2019

Call For Papers – The 5th Islamic Finance Conference (IFC 2019) on Islamic Banking and Insurance in the Era of Digital Transformation

Following the success of the previous Islamic Finance Conferences, the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Effat University, and the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) are organizing the 5th Islamic Finance Conference (IFC 2019) scheduled to be on the December 1st 2019 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Themed “ISLAMIC BANKING AND INSURANCE IN THE ERA OF( Read more )

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21 Jul, 2019

New IDBG / UNDP report identifies steps to leverage Islamic Finance for Impact Investing

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched a new report that spells out the potentials of Islamic finance in impact investment for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report, titled “I for Impact: Blending Islamic Finance and Impact Investing for the Global Goals”, was( 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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