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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 Azerbaija
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 2018, 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.