SESRIC Activities - Highlights

SESRIC Celebrates 40 Years in the Service of Muslim Ummah
Date : 01 June 2018 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) – the world’s second largest intra-governmental organisation – celebrated its 40th Anniversary this Friday with an Iftar Programme organised for the occasion.

SESRIC Attended the Fourth Meeting of the TOSSD Task Force
Date : 29-31 May 2018 Venue : Brussels-Belgium

The Fourth Meeting of the Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) Task Force was organized by the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in collaboration with the European Union (EU) on 29-31 May 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. At the Meeting, SESRIC was represented by HE Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General, and Dr. Atilla Karaman, Researcher.

Director General of SESRIC visited EU and shared findings of Muslim Diaspora Report
Date : 30 May 2018 Venue : Brussels-Belgium

HE Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General of SESRIC, delivered a presentation on the “Global Muslim Diaspora Project” at the European External Action Service (EEAS) Headquarters in Brussels. Amb. Kulaklıkaya was in Brussels on a working visit to attend the Fourth Meeting of the Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) Task Force, held between 29-31 May 2018.

Demographic Statistics of Palestine reviewed on the occasion of the 70th Annual Commemoration of the Palestinian Nakba
Date : 21 May 2018 Venue : Palestine

Despite the displacement of more than 800,000 Palestinians in 1948 and more than 200,000 Palestinians to Jordan and other countries after the 1967 war, the 2017 Population, Housing and Establishments Census showed that the Palestinian population in the State of Palestine at the end of 2017 was recorded as 4.8 million, both in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in addition to 1.56 million in the occupied territories in 1948.

SESRIC and YTB joint workshop on ‘Muslim Diaspora: Prospects and Challenges for Global Peace and Prosperity’
Date : 12-13 May 2018 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) jointly organised a Workshop on "Muslim Diaspora: Prospects and Challenges for Global Peace and Prosperity" on 12-13 May 2018, in the historical city of Istanbul, Turkey.

OIC Interns meet with their mentors
Date : 28 April 2018 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

Within the framework of the OIC International Internship Program (OIC Intern), candidate interns met with their mentors to introduce each other and get early advice before starting their internship in companies or institutions.