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27 May, 2018

IRTI and Umm al-Qura University Discuss Collaboration to Promote Islamic Economics and Finance

A delegation of the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) headed by the Director General, Dr. Humayon Dar, paid a courtesy visit to Umm al-Qura University (UQU) in Makkah on Monday to discuss collaboration in various areas to promote Islamic Economics and Finance. During the visit, the IRTI delegation met with President of UQU, Dr.( Read more )

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21 May, 2018

IRTI and AMF Hold Workshop on Financing Small and Medium Enterprises

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) have jointly organized a workshop on Financing Small and Medium Enterprises from Islamic perspective, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab of Emirates. Experts in Islamic banking, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, and financial economics led the workshop, which was held from 6 to 10( Read more )

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20 May, 2018

IRTI and Sudan Academy Organize Workshop on PPP for Financing Infrastructure Projects

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) and the Academy of Financial Economic Studies in Sudan have jointly organized a workshop on Public Private Partnership (PPP) for Financing Infrastructure Projects. The workshop, held in Khartoum from 13 to 15 May 2018, was aimed to equip participants with essential knowledge about the PPP concept and its( Read more )

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07 May, 2018

IRTI and Maldives Capital Markets Authority Organize Training on Islamic Capital Markets

The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA) of Maldives have organized a training program on the principles and practices of Islamic capital markets. The program was held in Male, Maldives, on 25-27 June 2018, with participants attending from the country’s financial institutions,( Read more )

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04 Apr, 2018

Islamic Finance Has Key Role in Mobilizing Long-Term Investment for Development

The 13th IDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance has recommended leveraging the risk-sharing framework and other ethical principles of Islamic finance to attract long-term investments required to achieve the gobal development goals. Held under the theme “Leveraging Risk Sharing for Long-Term Investment” on 2 April 2018, the forum was organized by the Islamic Research and Training( Read more )

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02 Feb, 2018

Leveraging Digital Technologies for Sustainable Development

Distinguished experts from development institutions, technology companies and the academia have indentified opportunities provided by emerging digital technologies to help transform finance and learning to achieve sustainable development. They spoke during a seminar entitled “Digital Technologies for Sustainable Development”, held on the sidelines of the 43rdAnnual Meeting of the IDB Group in Tunis, Tunisia, in( 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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