SESRIC Announcements

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The Sixth Project Call under the COMCEC Project Funding

The Sixth Project Call under the COMCEC Project Funding was announced as of 1 September 2018. The relevant public institutions of the OIC Member States and Subsidiary, Specialized and Affiliated OIC Institutions operating in the field of economic and commercial cooperation may submit their project proposals until the end of September.


International Symposium on ‘Science and Education in Quds during the Ottoman Era’

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation University’s Middle East and Africa Research Centre, in collaboration with Palestinian Scholars Abroad,will organize an international symposium on “Science and Education in Quds during the Ottoman Era” on 28-30 December 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.


SESRIC’s Catalogue of Economic and Social Researchers (CESR)

SESRIC invites experienced economic and social researchers to apply to be included in its Catalogue of Economic and Social Researchers (CESR) in different thematic areas. The main objective is to benefit from the knowledge and expertise being accumulated outside of the Centre and allow them to contribute to the solutions provided by SESRIC on different socio-economic challenges faced by the OIC member countries.


First International Conference on Medical Chemistry and Drug Discovery in Pakistan

The First International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Discovery will be hosted by COMSTECH Secretariat, in Islamabad, Pakistan, during October 18 – 19, 2018. Organised by The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) UK and RSC Pakistan Section, the conference will host invited speakers, eminent scientists from UK, and would provide exciting opportunities for young scientists working in the field of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery to interact with science leaders.


Social Sciences University of Ankara offers Master of Arts in Quds Studies

The Social Sciences University of Ankara offers a 2-year intensive Master of Arts in Quds studies, the first Master Programme of its kind in the Muslim World.


First Palestine International Water Forum on ‘Integrated Water Resource Management: Best Practices and Technology Transfer’

Under the Auspices of HE Mr Mahmoud Abbas, President of Palestine, the Palestine International Water Forum organized the First Palestine International Water Forum on "Integrated Water Resource Management: Best Practices and Technology Transfer" on 25-28 June 2018 on Ramallah, State of Palestine.


Mapping the Landscape of Development Assistance and Cooperation in OIC Member Countries

SESRIC carries out the project on “Mapping the Landscape of Development Assistance and Cooperation in OIC Member Countrieswith the aim of developing a directory of National Development Assistance Agencies and relevant stakeholders in OIC Member Countries.


Tendency Survey on SDG Priorities of OIC Member Countries

SESRIC conducts the “Tendency Survey on SDG Priorities of OIC Member Countries” in accordance with the Resolution #117 of the Thirty-First Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that was held on 23-26 November 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.


Tabriz, The Capital of Islamic Tourism for 2018

The historical city of Tabriz in Iran was selected as the Capital of Islamic Tourism for 2018.

The announcement was made during the 9th Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers held on 21-23 December 2017 in Niamey, Niger, where ministers of tourism of OIC Member Countries approved Tabriz as the capital of Islamic tourism for 2018.

 


Al-Quds was declared as “Youth Capital” in 2018

The capital city of the State of Palestine, al-Quds al-Sharif, was declared as the "OIC Youth Capital 2018” by The Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogues and Cooperation (ICYF-DC), announcing a year of landmark initiatives for Palestinian youth that seeks to raise international awareness of the Palestinian issue and preserve the Islamic character of al-Quds al-Sharif.


SESRIC Statistics Internship Programme

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) offers internships to highly motivated and successful young people at SESRIC headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, with a minimum duration of four weeks.  Statistics Internship Programme seeks interns especially in the following fields: statistics, economics, business, banking and finance, mathematics and other related fields involving data literacy.