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Panel Discussion on ‘The Role of OIC and its Institutions in promoting South-South Cooperation among the 57 Member Countries’
Date : 19 March 2019 Venue : Buenos Aires-Argentina

SESRIC, ICCIA, IDB Group, ICDT and UNIDO-ITPO jointly organised a side event, under the Thematic Session “Sharing of Experiences, Best Practices and Success Stories”, with the Core Topic of “Role of OIC and its Institutions in Promoting South-South Cooperation among the 57 Member Countries” on 19 March 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Launch Event for Security Sector Reform (SSR) Report for Libya
Date : 18 March 2019 Venue : SESRIC HQ, Ankara Turkey

A launch event for Security Sector Reform (SSR) Report for Libya was held on 18 March 2019 at SESRIC HQ in Ankara Turkey with the participation of ambassadors of the OIC Countries, Turkish and Libyan authorities, as well as heads of various institutions and think tanks.

Professional Skills for Official Statisticians Course on ‘Effective Written Communication Techniques’ in Albania
Date : 18-19 March 2019 Venue : Tirana Albania

SESRIC organised a Professional Skills for Official Statisticians Course on ‘Effective Written Communication Techniques’ on 18-19 March 2019 at the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) of the Republic of Albania within the framework of OIC Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme.

First Meeting of the Steering Committee for implementation of OIC STI Agenda 2026
Date : 18-19 March 2019 Venue : Islamabad Pakistan

Relevant OIC Institutions came together in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, to attend the First Meeting of the Steering Committee for the implementation of OIC Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Agenda 2026. The Meeting took place at the COMSTECH Secretariat between 18 and 19 March 2019 and reviewed the draft implementation plan of the OIC STI Agenda.

Research Seminar on the Role of Women in Development of OIC Member Countries
Date : 15 March 2019 Venue : SESRIC HQ – Ankara Turkey

SESRIC organised a research seminar on ‘the Role of Women in Development of OIC Member Countries’ on 15 March 2019 at 3.30 pm at its Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

Regional Workshop on the 2020 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses: International Standards and Contemporary Technologies
Date : 12-15 March 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) jointly organised a ‘Regional Workshop on the 2020 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses: International Standards and Contemporary Technologies’ on 12-15 March 2019 at SESRIC Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

SESRIC and ICYF signed Protocol of Cooperation to Strengthen Collaboration
Date : 11 March 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC and the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) signed a Protocol of Cooperation to strengthen the collaboration between the two institutions in the field of youth-related activities and ensuring the equal opportunities among all the OIC member countries, and other areas of common interests.

Meeting with the Delegates of National Statistical Offices of OIC Member Countries
Date : 07 March 2019 Venue : New York – USA

SESRIC, in its capacity as the Secretariat of the OIC Statistical Commission (OIC-StatCom), organised the Meeting with the Delegates of National Statistical Offices of OIC Member Countries on 7 March 2019 as a side event meeting of the 50th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission in New York, USA. Thirty-one delegates from 19 OIC member countries including Albania, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Gambia, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mali, Mozambique, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Suriname, Tunisia, Uganda and UAE, as well as two international organisations including United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) attended the meeting.

SESRIC participated in the TOSSD Panel on the margins of 50th Session of the UNSC
Date : 05 March 2019 Venue : New York – USA

HE Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General of SESRIC participated as a panellist in the side event on Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 5 March 2019 on the margins of 50th Session of the UN Statistical Commission in New York.

SESRIC and GASTAT signed a MoU to strengthen the collaboration in the field of official statistics
Date : 04 March 2019 Venue : New York-USA

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the collaboration in the field of official statistics.

Statistics Course on ‘Sustainable Development Statistics’ in Somalia
Date : 04-06 March 2019 Venue : Mogadishu-Somalia

In accordance with its 2018 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Statistics Course on ‘Sustainable Development Statistics’ at the Directorate of National Statistics (DNS), Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development of Somalia on 4-6 March 2019, with the participation of 42 officials of DNS of Somalia.

Training Course on Citizen Journalism in Libya
Date : 03-14 March 2019 Venue : Tripoli Libya

A Training Course on Citizen Journalism took place in the city of Tripoli in Libya between 03 and 14 March 2019, under the BINA Programme, carried out in partnership between the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Libyan Program for Reintegration and Development (LPRD).

SESRIC and Selcuk University signed Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Technical Cooperation
Date : 01 March 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) and Selcuk University on 01 March 2019.

46th Session of the Council of Foreign Minister
Date : 01-02 March 2019 Venue : Abu-Dhabi United Arab Emirates

The 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Minister (CFM) was held on 1-2 March 2019 in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Global Muslim Diaspora Project publishes its findings on Muslim communities living in non-OIC Countries
Date : 26 February 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC has published the findings of its “Global Muslim Diaspora Report”, the first comprehensive study of Muslim communities living in the non-OIC countries, aiming to analyze challenges, experiences and perceptions on a range of issues related to Muslim communities living in non-OIC countries.

Study Visit on ‘Classifications’ to Gambia
Date : 26-27 February 2019 Venue : Serrekunda Gambia

SESRIC organized a Study Visit on ‘Classifications’ for the benefit of two delegates from the Directorate of National Statistics (DNS) under the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development of the Federal Republic of Somalia. The visit took place on 26-27 February 2019 in Serrekunda, Republic of The Gambia, and hosted by the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS).

Palestinian Study Visit to Turkey on Corporate Social Responsibility
Date : 26-28 February 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC organised a Study Visit on Corporate Social Responsibility for the benefit of a delegation of 5 Palestinians on 26-28 February 2019 in Ankara, Turkey.

Second Regional Workshop on Electronic Postal Service Payments
Date : 26-28 February 2019 Venue : Tunis Tunisia

SESRIC, in collaboration with Universal Postal Union (UPU) and La Poste Tunisienne, organised the Second Workshop on Electronic Postal Service Payments on 26-28 February 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia.

Training Course on ‘Disaster and Prehospital Emergency Medicine’ in Djibouti and Chad
Date : 25 February - 01 March 2019 Venue : Chad Djibouti

SESRIC, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey, the Federal Ministry of Health of Republic of Sudan, and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) jointly organised a training course on “Disaster and Prehospital Emergency Medicine” on 25 February – 1 March 2019 in Djibouti and Chad.

SESRIC hosted the 3rd Global Meeting of the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics and 10th Regional Workshop of MED-HIMS
Date : 12-16 February 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC hosted the Third Global Meeting of the Expert Group on Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Statistics (EGRIS) at its Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey between 12 and 14 February 2019. Eighty-one officials from EGRIS members, including representatives of national statistical offices and other relevant governmental bodies from 19 OIC member countries, along with experts from 15 non-OIC countries, and 17 different regional and international organisations attended the meeting. A meeting on Stateless Persons Statistics was also hosted on 15 February 2019 as well as the 10th Regional Workshop on the Experiences and Tools under MED-HIMS (Households International Migration Surveys in the Mediterranean countries - a programme initiated by European Union) took place between 14 and 16 February 2019 at SESRIC Headquarters.

SESRIC organised a Research Seminar on 'Achieving Peace and Security in a World of Turmoil: An Arduous Challenge for the OIC'
Date : 08 February 2019 Venue : SESRIC HQ, Ankara Turkey

SESRIC organised a Research Seminar on 'Achieving Peace and Security in a World of Turmoil: An Arduous Challenge for the OIC' on 08 February 2019 at its Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

First Edition of the OIC Festival successfully organised in Cairo
Date : 05-09 February 2019 Venue : Cairo Egypt

The First Edition of the OIC Festival, hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt on 5-9 February 2019 in Cairo, Egypt, was successfully concluded.

Statistics Course on ‘Living Conditions, Poverty and Cross-Cutting Social Issues’ in Azerbaijan
Date : 04-06 February 2019 Venue : Baku Azerbaijan

In accordance with its 2018 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Statistics Course on ‘Living Conditions, Poverty and Cross-Cutting Social Issues’ at the State Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 04-06 February 2019.

Training Course on Basic Disaster Awareness for SESRIC Staff
Date : 04 February 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC staff members received a training course on Basic Disaster Awareness for SESRIC Staff from the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) on 04 February 2019, in Ankara, Turkey.

45 OIC Intern students received a Training Course on Career Development
Date : 02-03 February 2019 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

Forty-five Students from Côte d'Ivoire studying in Turkey gathered in Istanbul to attend a Training Course on Career Development organised by the OIC Intern Office in collaboration with Mental HR-Consultancy, a solution partners of the OIC Intern Programme, on 2-3 February 2019. The Training was organised within the framework of the OIC International Internship Programme.

SESRIC attended the Seventh Meeting of the International TOSSD Task Force
Date : 30 January - 01 February 2019 Venue : Paris - France

The Seventh Meeting of the Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) Task Force was organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) between 30 January and 01 February 2019 in Paris, France. H.E. Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General of SESRIC and Dr. Atilla Karaman, Acting Director of Statistics and Information Department of SESRIC, attended to the meeting on behalf of the Centre.

SESRIC project on “Digital Skills Development in OIC Countries” to be funded by COMCEC
Date : 29 January 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC’s project on “Digital Skills Development in OIC Countries” has been selected for funding by The Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC), within the 2019 Implementation Period of COMCEC Project Funding.

Establishment of Red Crescent & Red Cross National Societies Network in the OIC Region
Date : 28-29 January 2019 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

Turkish Red Crescent Society organised a meeting on the establishment of “The Red Crescent & Red Cross National Societies Network in the OIC Region" on 28-29 January 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Start-up Meeting of the ‘Capacity Development of Africa City of Technology’
Date : 27-28 January 2019 Venue : Khartoum Sudan

Representatives of partnering institutions from SESRIC, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Turkish Coordination and Cooperation Agency (TIKA), the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Marmara Technopark (MARTEK), Uludağ University Technology Development Zone (ULUTEK) and Africa City of Technology (ACT) came together on 27-28 January 2019 in the capital of Sudan, Khartoum to start-up the Reverse Linkage Project between Sudan (Recipient)  and Turkey (Provider) on  “Capacity Development of the African City of Technology (ACT)”.

SESRIC Research Seminar on ‘Street Living Children and Street Working Children in OIC Countries’
Date : 25 January 2019 Venue : SESRIC HQ, Ankara Turkey

SESRIC organised a Research Seminar to discuss the situation of street children and street children workers in OIC Countries. The event took place on 25 January 2018 at SESRIC Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

Ease of Doing Business Scores of OIC Member Countries are on the rise, SESRIC study finds
Date : 25 January 2019 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC has published a new issue of the Did You Know? (DYK) series on the improvement recorded in Ease of Doing Business Score of OIC Member Countries.

Statistics Course on ‘Infographics’ in Brunei
Date : 21-23 January 2019 Venue : Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei

SESRIC organised a Statistics Course on ‘Infographics’ on 21-23 January 2019 at the Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) of Brunei within the framework of OIC Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme.

ToT Pre-Training for Libyan SME Experts
Date : 19-24 January 2019 Venue : Tripoli Libya

 A 6-day ToT Pre-Training Programme for Libyan SME Experts took place in Tripoli, Libya between 19 and 24 January 2019, under the BINA SME Develop Project carried out in partnership between the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Libyan Program for Reintegration and Development (LPRD).

SESRIC Participated in the First Meeting of the Subgroup on Gender Statistics Training
Date : 16-18 January 2019 Venue : Bangkok-Thailand

SESRIC participated in the First Meeting of the Subgroup on Gender Statistics Training organised by the UN Women’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on 16-18 January 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Media Workshop on Organ Donation and Transplantation
Date : 16-18 January 2019 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

Seventy-four journalists from 35 countries came together in the historical city of Istanbul in Turkey to attend the “Media Workshop on Organ Donation and Transplantation” between 16 and 18 January 2019. They shared their knowledge and experiences in covering organ donation and transplantation in their countries.

 

Palestine Assumes Chairmanship of G77 and China, UN’s Largest Block of Developing Countries
Date : 15 January 2019 Venue : News York-USA

The State of Palestine has assumed the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China, the largest UN block of developing countries. H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of Palestine, was handed the annual presidency of the G77 during a ceremony at the United Nations. In his speech, H.E. Mr. Abbas said that Palestine would use its chairmanship to preserve the multilateral international order and strengthen ties with UN partners.

SESRIC attended the 42nd Session of Islamic Commission for Economics, Cultural and Social Affairs in Jeddah
Date : 15-17 January 2019 Venue : Jeddah Saudi Arabia

SESRIC attended the 42nd Session of Islamic Commission for Economics, Cultural and Social Affairs (ICECS) that took place on 15-17 January 2019 at the Headquarters of the OIC General Secretariat in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Statistics Course on ‘Education Statistics’ in Gambia
Date : 07-09 January 2019 Venue : Serrekunda Gambia

In accordance with its 2018 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Statistics Course on ‘Education Statistics’ at the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) on 7-9 January 2019.