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An International Forum on Islamic Digital Economy

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and Bank Indonesia in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will jointly organize a virtual International Forum on ‘Islamic Economic Digitalization and Inclusion: Policy Development and Implementation in the OIC Countries’ on 29 October 2020.

COMSTECH-ICYF Essay Competition on Artificial Intelligence

Introduction to the Competition:

Objective: To promote the awareness of AI as a leading technology of the contemporary era and its potential in varied areas of economy and society. To further identify outstanding talent in OIC countries that has both deeper understanding as well as innovative ideas on how AI can be used to address the multitude of problems being confronted by OIC countries as well as the potential pitfalls, challenges and the rules, regulations and guidelines, both legal and moral, that need to be considered to make the use of AI compatible with concerns of human privacy and dignity.

SESRIC supported the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) in the publication of the Palestinian Expertise Guidebook: “Yes, Palestine Can”

The Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA), with the support of SESRIC, published a guidebook titled “Yes, Palestine Can” in order to demonstrate the Palestinian expertise in specific domains within the framework of south-south and triangular cooperation. SESRIC undertook the translation, page design, layout and printing of the guidebook.

Gabala declared OIC City of Tourism for 2020

OIC City of Tourism For 2020

Gabala (Republic of Azerbaijan) was chosen as the ‘OIC City of Tourism’ for 2020 during the 10th Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM) held on 5-7 February 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Conference was attended by high-level representatives and ministers of tourism of the OIC Member States.