Region(s): OIC-Arab
Project Status: 2017 – 2021
OIC 2025 Programme of Action: 2.4 Peace and Security
2.9 Employment, Infrastructure and Industrialization vi) Entrepreneurship and SMEs development
2.15 Human Rights, Good Governance and Accountability
Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

The BINA Program is an International Development Program that aimed to help fragile states such as Libya to overcome their challenges by rebuilding human and institutional capacity based on professionalism, efficiency, transparency and good governance. The Program was a joint initiative of the SESRIC, the Libyan Program for Reintegration and Development (LPRD) and the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB). SESRIC assumed the role of executing organ of the Program.

Main Objective:

The main aim of the BINA Program was to accelerate state rebuilding by improving the performance and efficiency of the national institutions and civil society organizations, as well as to foster private sector development in the post-conflict era.


SESRIC, the Libyan Program for Reintegration and Development (LPRD) and the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB).


  • Gathering and analyzing the relevant data and information pertaining to the current institutional structure of the State,
  • Launching researches and analytical studies on the challenges of the State,
  • Providing policy recommendations and solution proposals for rebuilding state institutions,
  • Contributing to the development of the private sector and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs),
  • Building the human capacity of cadres, civil servants and leaders through capacity building training programs,
  • Partnering with relevant Libyan Institutions as well as connecting and involving decision makers and experts in the relevant Projects of the BINA Program.

The BINA PROGRAM included the following projects:

The Research Project for Reintegration, Development and State Building

The Capacity Building Project

The SME Development and Empowerment Project

More information about the Program is available at:

Implemented Activities under the BINA PROGRAM are as follows:

Venue Date Information
Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara Türkiye 23 July 2020 BINA Program Steering Committee Meeting
Istanbul Türkiye 02 March 2020 Graduation Ceremony of the ‘NAMA Competition for Entrepreneurship’
Ankara Türkiye 20 January 2020 Steering Committee Meeting of the BINA Program
Istanbul Türkiye 28 November 2019 Director General of SESRIC participated in the inauguration ceremony of the Bina Incubator
Istanbul Türkiye 26-28 November 2019 SESRIC Organized the 2019 Training Course for OIC Junior Diplomats
Istanbul Türkiye 09-10 November 2019 SESRIC organized a Training on ‘Pitching Skills’
Istanbul Türkiye 07 November 2019 Training Course on ‘Access to Turkish Market’
Istanbul Türkiye 18 October 2019 BINA Nama Competition
Istanbul Türkiye 17-22 September 2019 BINA Training of Trainers on Entrepreneurship and SME Development
Ankara and Istanbul Türkiye 08-15 April 2019 Study Visit to Turkey for the Capacity Development of LPRD
Ankara Türkiye 18 March 2019 Launch Event for Security Sector Reform (SSR) Report for Libya
Tripoli Libya 03-14 March 2019 Training Course on Citizen Journalism in Libya
Tripoli Libya 19-24 January 2019 ToT Pre-Training for Libyan SME Experts
Ankara-Istanbul Türkiye 30 April - 07 May 2018 LPRD Capacity Building Study Visit
Istanbul Türkiye 23-25 April 2018 Training Program on Technology, Entrepreneurship, Advocacy and Management of Business Incubation and Technology Parks
Ankara Türkiye 21 December 2017 Workshop on “Capacity Building of the Libyan Audit Bureau”
Istanbul Türkiye 06-07 February 2017 Kick-Off Meeting for the SME Development and Empowerment Project