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Independent Reports

Upon requests by OIC General Secretariat, relevant OIC meetings and bodies as well as based on independent evaluation of the research department, the Centre prepares reports in various fields of interest to the member countries. Although these reports are not prepared on a regular basis, they can be occasionally revised to keep them updated.

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Financing for Development: Alternative Perspectives on Challenges and Opportunities of Financing Development

SESRIC published its first edited book on Financing for Development. As an outcome of the “International Symposium on Financing for Development” that SESRIC organised in partnership with the Islamic Development Bank on 22-23 November 2018 in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, the book presents alternative views and perspectives on different dimensions of financing for development in developing countries including OIC countries. It involves 17 essays authored by high level policy-makers, finance experts and academicians from different national, regional and international institutions.

Global Muslim Diaspora - Muslim Communities and Minorities in Non-OIC Member States: United Kingdom

The Global Muslim Diaspora – United Kingdom (UK) report addresses gaps in the literature regarding global Muslim diasporic community by comprehensively examining the principle aspects of UK’s Muslim population. The study utilizes survey analysis, in-depth interviews, roundtable meetings and workshops to understand the major characteristics and challenges that Muslims in the UK face.

Muslim Communities and Minorities in Non-OIC Member States: South Africa

The Global Muslim Diaspora – South Africa report addresses gaps in the literature regarding global Muslim diasporic community by comprehensively examining the principle aspects of South Africa’s Muslim population. The study utilizes survey analysis, in-depth interviews, roundtable meetings and workshops to understand the major characteristics and challenges that Muslims in South Africa face. The study finds that Muslim communities in South Africa are a heterogeneous group that cannot be classified into a single category. The reason behind the diversity of Muslims in South Africa lies in their ethnonational and racial background, their historical organizational presence in the country and their socioeconomic status.