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  • 22-05-2017
    ​Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 22 May 2017 - The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with two other institutions to jointly organize the 12th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance, to be held in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in March 2018.IRTI is collaborating with Umm Al-Qura University,
  • 18-05-2017
    Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 18 May 2017- The 12th Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Global Forum on Islamic Finance has outlined the role of Islamic finance in providing venture capital and crowdfunding to support youth-led innovation-driven businesses in developing countries.The forum was organized jointly by the Islamic Research and Training Institute
  • 17-05-2017
    The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched a new report that spells out the potentials of Islamic finance in impact investment for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The report, titled "I for Impact: Blending Islamic Finance and Impact Investing for the Global
  • 17-05-2017
    ​A report jointly published by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and World Bank Group has outlined the potentials of Islamic finance in curbing income inequality and ending poverty worldwide.The report, subtitled "Islamic Finance: A Catalyst for Shared Prosperity?", was unveiled by IDB Group President, Dr Bandar Hajjar, during a
  • 16-05-2017
    ​Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 16 May 2017 - Experts and entrepreneurs from technology startups, educational institutions, vocational centers, and development organizations have underscored the significance of linking education with careers as a way of ensuring jobs creation and youth economic empowerment.They spoke during a seminar organized jointly
Inaugural Symposium on Islamic Economics and Finance