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24 Jan, 2022

IsDB Institute Releases Pioneering E-Book Reader App

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) is pleased to announce the release of a new e-book reader app dedicated to publications in Islamic economics and development. The app was developed in partnership with a technology firm, Koraspond Digital Marketing Agency, a subsidiary of Ethmar Advertising company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Leveraging innovative( Read more )

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29 Dec, 2021

IsDBI and IFE Lab Announce Award Winners for Best Application of Agent-based Simulation in Islamic Finance

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) and the Islamic Financial Engineering Laboratory (IFE Lab) have announced winners of the second edition of the International Award for the Best Application of Agent-Based Simulation (ABS) in Islamic Economics and Finance. The awards, announced during an online event on 23 December 2021, aim to encourage the use of( Read more )

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29 Dec, 2021

IsDB Institute and CBTI Organize Training on Sukuk

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) and the Capacity Building and Training Institute (CBTI) of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) have jointly organized a virtual training program entitled ‘Shari’ah and Operational Aspects of Sukuk’. The program was held from 13-16 December 2021, within the framework of a collaboration between IsDBI and CBTI to support common( Read more )

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19 Dec, 2021

Dr. Al Jasser Chairs 10th Meeting of IsDB Institute Board of Trustees

Islamic Development Bank President and Chairman of IsDB Group, H.E. Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser, chaired the 10th meeting of the IsDB Institute Board of Trustees, held virtually on 14 December 2021. The board meeting was the first to be held since Dr. Al Jasser assumed office in August 2021. In his opening remarks, Dr. Al( Read more )

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12 Dec, 2021

IsDBI and BILIF Brunei Organize Workshop on SMEs Financing

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI), in collaboration with the Brunei Institute of Leadership and Islamic Finance (BILIF), organized a virtual training workshop for professionals of SMEs financial organizations and microfinance institutions in the country. Held from 6 to 8 December 2021, the workshop discussed a comprehensive framework for the provision of access to finance( Read more )

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08 Dec, 2021

AAOIFI and IsDB Hold 16th Annual Conference in Bahrain

The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), represented by the IsDB Institute, successfully held the 16th annual Islamic banking and finance conference in Bahrain on 1-2 December 2021 under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain. The conference was themed: “Solidifying the Foundations of Islamic( 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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