SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries


Meetings Organised / Participated by SESRIC on Tourism

Within the scope of its mandate, the SESRIC continues to carry out and initiate various activities related to tourism development and cooperation in the Member Countries. In this context, SESRIC has developed a section on tourism in its main database "BASEIND", where it regularly updates it.

SESRIC has been regularly preparing the report on "International Tourism in the OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges" since the 1st Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM), which was held in Isfahan, Iran in 2000. The report has been submitted to the ICTMs and other OIC Meetings on Tourism.

Within the framework of OIC Tourism Capacity Building Programme (Tourism-CaB), SESRIC organizes, in collaboration with international and national institutions, training programmes and workshops on various fields related to Tourism. For more information please refer to OIC Tourism CaB Main Page.

Planned / Implemented Meetings

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Workshop on ‘The Future of Tourism Development in Konya’
Date : 15-16 November 2016 Venue : Konya Turkey

SESRIC, ICDT and Konya Metropolitan Municipality jointly organised a two days long workshop on “The Future of Tourism Development in Konya” in Konya, Republic of Turkey on 15-16 November 2016. With respect to the rich cultural and touristic resources of Konya, this event was a good opportunity for the participants from different national and international organisations to discuss and debate on different aspects and dimensions concerning the tourism development and its future ahead in this city.

The 1st Meeting of the Working Group on Islamic Tourism
Date : 29 September 2016 Venue : Padang Indonesia

During the 9th Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM), held in Niamey, Republic of Niger on 21-23 December 2015 a Resolution was adopted on Tourism Development among the OIC Member States, under which the ICTM decided to establish a Working Group on Islamic Tourism, which comprises of the Republic of Indonesia (Coordinator), People’s Republic of Bangladesh, SESRIC, SMIIC and IUT.

'Islamic Tourism Capital for 2016 Konya' conference was held in Konya
Date : 04 March 2016 Venue : Konya Turkey

H.E. Ambassador Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General of SESRIC attended the press conference on „OIC Tourism Capital for 2016“ which was held on 4 March 2016 in the Turkish city of Konya. The press conference aimed to introduce the action plan for the new OIC Tourism Capital of 2016.