Towards Understanding Radicalism & Violent Extremism in OIC Countries
The rise of radical and violent extremist groups and the atrocities they have committed in many parts of the globe in general and OIC countries in particular coupled with the negative and sometimes devastating human...
Humanitarian Crises Report in OIC Countries
Given the increasing frequency and intensity of humanitarian crises in OIC countries, this report discusses the main drivers and impacts of humanitarian crises in a broader perspective...
Safeguarding Family Values and the Institution of Marriage in OIC Countries
The report, “Safeguarding Family Values and the Institution of Marriage in OIC Countries: How are Families and Marriage Changing in the New Millennium’’ examines the current status of marital and family union in OIC Countries and maps ongoing and emerging trends that impacts familial and marital values.
State of Energy Sector in D-8 Countries
Energy is a significant driving force for sustainable development with critical economic, social and environmental impacts.
Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, Vol. 37 No. 4
In this December 2016 issue of the Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, articles have been mainly selected to analyse trends in major economic indicators of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member Countries.
State of Transportation in D-8 Countries
Transportation is a leading sector in regional development which contributes to socio-economic development of societies, boosts trade, jobs and the living standards.
International Tourism in D-8 Countries: Prospects and Challenges 2016
This Report examines the performance and economic role of international tourism sector in D-8 countries in the latest five-year period for which the data are available.
Moving From MDGs to SDGs: Prospects and Challenges for OIC Member Countries
The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) officially came into effect in January 2016 at the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
OIC Economic Outlook 2016 – Transforming the Potentials into Impact
SESRIC has launched the OIC Economic Outlook 2016 report during the 32nd Session of the COMCEC which was held in Istanbul on 21-24 November 2016.
Education and Scientific Development in OIC Countries 2016
SESRIC prepared the Education and Scientific Development in the OIC Member Countries 2016 report and circulated during the 8th Islamic Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research that was held in Bamako, Mali during 14-15 November 2016.
State of Gender in OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges
SESRIC prepared and submitted a background report on gender issues titled “State of Gender in OIC Countries: Prospects and Challenges” to the Sixth Session of the Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of OIC Member States that took place on 1-3 November 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, Vol. 37 No. 3
While many developed and developing countries are still suffering the negative impact of the global economic and financial crisis in terms of continuous slowdown of economic growth and high unemployment rates, the development of various sectors at international, regional and national levels seems to be still struggling.
Key Challenges of Youth in OIC Countries
SESRIC prepared and submitted a background report on youth titled “Key Challenges of Youth in OIC Countries” to the 3rd Session of Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers that took place on 5-7 October 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
Status of Cancer in OIC Member Countries
This report looks at the status of cancer in a comparative perspective. Based on the latest available data on new cancer cases diagnosed and deaths caused by the cancer, Section 2 of the report provides a detailed comparative analysis of burden of cancer in OIC countries.
Humanitarian Needs of Syrian Refugees: Challenges of the Neighbouring Countries 2016
The Syria conflict has triggered the world's largest humanitarian crisis since the World War II. Humanitarian needs continue to climb up, population displacements are increasing, and an entire generation of children is being exposed to war and violence, increasingly deprived of basic services, education and protection.
Mapping Turkey’s Resource Centres 2016
Since early 1990s, Turkey has shown a significant potential to play a lead role in South-South cooperation within the group of the developing countries. Over the last two decades, Turkey has become a significant foreign aid provider and accumulated substantial development experience, know-how and technology to be shared with other developing countries, particularly with the OIC member countries.
Agriculture and Food Security in OIC Member Countries 2016
SESRIC has launched the 2016 edition of its report titled “Agriculture and Food Security in OIC Member Countries: Opportunities for Cooperation” during the 7th OIC Ministerial Conference on Food Security and Agricultural Development, which was held in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan, from 26-28 April 2016.
Within the framework of its research activities, the Centre prepares each year a number of background documents, papers and reports on various economic issues of interest to the Member States. These reports, ...