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OIC Outlook - Archive

Since November 2007, the Centre has been preparing short outlook reports on various socio-economic development topics related to the OIC Member States. Using the Centre’s OIC Statistics (OICStat) Database, these reports present statistical information and analytical investigations on the topics under consideration, enriched with figures and tables. The topics of these reports include, among others, demography and structure of population, size and structure of the economy, saving and investment, structure and direction of trade, labour productivity, health, tourism, gender, food security, cancer and street children.

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Situational Analysis of Street Living Children and Street Working Children in OIC Countries

The OIC Member Countries, in comparison to developed countries, tend to experience higher number of street children with more severe conditions. The number and the condition of street children is diverse amongst the OIC countries due to the differences in economic, social and political contexts. Some of the OIC countries are better equipped to deal with street children while others are not as well prepared.

50 Years of OIC Cooperation: Taking a Future Perspective by Learning from the Past

The OIC is marking a big milestone with a pretty strong record of achievements. It has demonstrated the capacity to successfully fulfill its mission, which was given to it fifty years ago in Rabat, Morocco. Five decades have seen much progress in OIC cooperation. Today the underlying architecture of OIC cooperation is visible, and the OIC member countries are becoming increasingly involved in seeking common interests and supporting cooperation as one of the ways for coping with many challenges.

People with Disabilities and Special Needs in OIC Countries

The OIC Member Countries host millions of people with disabilities and special needs with an increasing demand for basic healthcare services, specialized rehabilitation services and other community services from transport to education. Due to underinvestment into social security systems, insufficient number of trained health professionals and rehabilitation units, many people with disabilities in OIC Countries cannot reach such services easily.