Programme
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10:30 – 11:00

Registration

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11:00 – 11:30

Opening Session

Opening remarks by:

Amb. Musa Kulaklıkaya, Director General, SESRIC

Dr. Waleed Abdelwahab, Director General, Country Relations and Services, Islamic Development Bank

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11:30 – 12:30

Keynote Speech

Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Partnerships, UN OCHA

Dr. Murat Yülek, Istanbul Commerce University

Presentation: The Industrial Layer, Industrial Policy and Development Finance

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12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

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14:00 – 15:30

Plenary Session 1: 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 President, Presidency of Republic of Turkey, Presidency of Strategy and Budget

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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

Presentation: Financing for Development: How Banks Can Find Opportunities in Sustainable Development

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Mr. Melikşah Utku, General Manager and CEO,

Albaraka Türk Participation Bank

Presentation: Mobilizing Domestic Resources

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Mr. Duncan Bonfield, Executive Director,

International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, UK

Presentation: The role of sovereign wealth funds in the national economy

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Dr. Nabil Ghalleb, Chairman and CEO,

Zitouna Tamkeen, Tunisia

Presentation: Poverty Alleviation and Domestic Resources mobilization: The case of Zitouna Tamkeen

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

Presentation: Country Intervention- Bangladesh


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


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Dr. Salina Kassim,

International Islamic University Malaysia

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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 2: 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. Lütfi Elvan, Former Minister of Development, Turkey

Dr. Mustafa Mastoor, Minister of Economy, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


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Ms. Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano,

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

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Mr. Wasim Abdulwahab,Director,

Islamic Financial Sector Development Department, IsDB

Presentation: Financing for Development through Islamic Finance

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Ms. Cevriye Aysoy, Assistant Director,

Central Bank of Turkey (TBC) European Commission

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Mr. Recai Biberoğlu, Head of Department for Financial Institutions,

Development and Investment Bank of Turkey

Presentation: The Role of Development Banks in Sustainable Development

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Mrs. Maria Francesca Spatolisano, Head of Unit for International Organisations and Development Dialogue,

EC – DEVCO

Moderator: Dr. Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Istanbul Şehir University

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10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

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11:00 – 12:30

Plenary Session 3: South-South Cooperation in Financing for Development

This session will discuss how OIC and other developing countries do / can support each other in their efforts to finance development. 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-regional cooperation in financing development

- Measuring and monitoring flows on financing for development at regional 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)

Presentation: Developing Eight (D-8)

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Jeyhun Shahverdiyev,

Project Director Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council)

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Amb. Hüseyin Avni Bıçaklı, Assistant Secretary General,

Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)

Presentation: South-South Cooperation in Financing for Development

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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

Prayer and Lunch

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14:30 – 16:20

Plenary Session 4: 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

- Regulation and Standards enhancing finance for development


Speakers


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Dr. Bello L. Danbatta, Secretary General,

Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

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Mr. Ali Taufeeq, Associate Director Debt Capital Markets,

HSBC Bank

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Mr. Ammar Radhi, Head of Strategy and Special Projects,

Refinitiv

Presentation: The Future of Economic Growth

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Dr. Kabir Hassan,

University of South Orleans, USA

Presentation: Financing for Development: The Role of Islamic Finance

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Dr. Mehmet Bulut, Rector

Istanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey

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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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16:20 – 16:30

Closing session

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