Programme
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08:30 – 09:00

Registration

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11:00 – 11:30

Opening Session

Recitation from Holy Quran

Statements by Head of Partner Institutions

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09:30 – 10:30

Keynote Speech

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10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

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11:30 – 12:30

Plenary Session 1: Global Perspectives on Financing for Development with Special Reference to OIC Countries

This session will discuss current global issues, challenges and approaches in financing for development. Special reference will be made to the OIC countries. Main discussion points will include but not limited to:

- Global perspectives and experiences of intergovernmental organisations

- Perspectives of developed countries on financing for development

Speakers:


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H.E. Mr. Rashid Khalikov,

Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Partnerships, UN OCHA

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Dr. Mansur Muhtar,

Vice President, Islamic Development Bank

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12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

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14:00 – 15:30

Plenary Session 2: Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Development

This session will discuss the issues and challenges on how to effectively mobilize and utilize available domestic resources in order to achieve socio-economic development. Main discussion points will include but not limited to:

- The ways, means, and instruments for effectively mobilizing available domestic resources

- Challenges that limit the contribution of domestic resources to achieve socio-economic development

- Issues on measuring and diverting available domestic resources towards financing for development

- Improving the domestic ecosystem for maximising the contribution of domestic resources


Speakers:


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Mr. Hayri Maraşlıoğlu, Vice Chairman,

Presidential Budget and Strategy Directorate, Turkey

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Mr. Habib Rab, Program Leader,

World Bank

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Dr. Esma Nizam Abdul Samad, Vice President, Investments,

Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysia

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Mr. Melikşah Utku, General Manager and CEO,

Albaraka Türk Participation Bank

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Mr. Duncan Bonfield, Executive Director,

International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, UK

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Dr. Nabil Ghalleb, Chairman and CEO,

Zitouna Tamkeen, Tunisia

Country Presentations (Participating countries will be given the opportunity make 3-5 min presentations / interventions after the panel)


Moderator: Dr. Murat Yülek, Istanbul Commerce University

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15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break and Networking

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16:00 – 17:30

Parallel Sessions - Implications from Academic Studies

This session will provide a platform for scholars to present and discuss their research outcomes and reflections on issues related to financing development. This would include but not limited to:

- Data, measurement and monitoring issues on financing for development

- Country-case studies and new approaches in financing for development such as aid for trade, regional multilateral projects on infrastructure development

- The role of Islamic finance and alternative financing mechanisms in financing for development

- Specific challenges of least developed countries including debt and debt sustainability issues

- Success stories and best practices from developing countries that effectively used domestic resources in their development


Academic Session 1: Finance and Sustainability


Presenters:


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Dr. Kabir Hassan,

University of South Orleans, USA

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Dr. Abdul Waheed,

University of Bahrain, Bahrain

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Dr. Cem Tintin,

SESRIC, Turkey

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Dr. Bakare Najimdeen,

National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad, Pakistan

Moderator: Dr. Erhan Türbedar, SESRIC

Academic Session 2: Islamic Finance for Development


Presenters:

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Dr. Salina Kassim,

International Islamic University Malaysia

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Dr. Mehmet Bulut & Dr. Cem Korkut,

Istanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey

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Dr. Nosratollah Nafar,

Islamic Development Bank, Turkey

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Dr. Khalifa Mohammad Ali,

Islamic Development Bank, S. Arabia

Moderator: Dr. Mabid Al-Jarhi, ASBU

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09:00 – 10:30

Plenary Session 3: The Role of International Resources for Financing Development

This session will discuss the role and potential contributions of international resources for financing development. The session will also look at international flows of resources and their implications on developing countries. Main discussion points will include but not limited to:

- Development impacts of international capital flows on host economies

- Regional development banks and their contributions to development

- Aid flows as a means of financing development and assessing aid effectiveness

- Attracting private capital flows and foreign direct investments

- Indebtedness and debt sustainability

- Policy issues to maximise the contribution of international resources to economic development


Opening Keynote Speech: Mr. Lütfü Elvan, Former Minister of Development, Turkey


Speakers


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Ms. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano,

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

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Ms. Diana Barrowclough,

Senior Economist, UNCTAD

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Mr. Wasim Abdulwahab,Director,

Islamic Financial Sector Development Department, IsDB

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Ms. Cevriye Aysoy, Assistant Director,

Central Bank of Turkey (TBC) European Commission

Moderator: Dr. Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Istanbul Şehir University

Download Brief Note

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10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

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11:00 – 12:30

Plenary Session 4: South-South Cooperation in Financing for Development

This session will discuss how OIC countries do / can support other developing countries in their efforts to finance development. The session will also concentrate on some success stories from OIC countries. Discussion points will include but not limited to:

- How OIC countries contribute to the development of other OIC as well as non-OIC developing countries

- Resources and potentials of OIC countries (state wealth funds, development cooperation agencies, Islamic social finance instruments, market size etc.)

- Prospects for intra-OIC cooperation in financing for development

- Measuring and monitoring flows on financing for development at the intra-OIC level

- Mechanisms to enhance cooperation of OIC countries with developing countries on financing for development.


Speakers


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Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director and Envoy of the Secretary-General ,

South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)

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Amb. Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Secretary-General,

D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8)

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Amb. Baghdad Amreyev, Secretary General,

Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (TURKKON)

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Amb. Hüseyin Avni Bıçaklı, Assistant Secretary General,

Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)

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Dr. Rahman Nurdun, Special Advisor to the President,

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)

Moderator: Dr. Ahmet Tıktık, Istanbul S. Zaim University

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12:30 – 14:30

Lunch Break

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14:30 – 16:15

Plenary Session 5: Alternative Financing Approaches and Instruments for Development: The Role of Islamic Finance

This session will discuss the alternative approaches and instruments that are particularly suitable and potentially available for OIC countries in financing development. Main discussion points will include but not limited to:

- Potentials of Islamic financial instruments in financing for development

- Mobilizing Islamic financial instruments across OIC countries

- Role of Sukuk in development financing in OIC countries

- Islamic finance, blended finance and sustainable development

- Islamic financial instruments and south-south cooperation


Speakers


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Dr. Bello L. Danbatta, Secretary General,

Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

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Mr. Mohammed Dawood,

Managing Director and Global Head of Sukuk Financing HSBC

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Mr. Mustafa Adil, Head of Islamic Finance,

Thomson Reuters

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Dr. Kabir Hassan,

University of South Orleans, USA

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Mr. Yahya Aleem-ur-Rehman,

Global Lead Islamic Finance Advisory, IsDB

Moderator: Dr. Mabid Al-Jarhi, Ankara Social Sciences University

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16:15 – 16:30

Closing session

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