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15<sup>th</sup> Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

15th Meeting of the COMCEC Agriculture Working Group

The 15th Meeting of COMCEC Agriculture Working Group was held on September 17th, 2020 in a virtual-only format, with the theme of “Good Governance for Ensuring Food Security and Nutrition in the OIC Member Countries.” The meeting was attended by the representatives of ….. Member States. The meeting was further attended by the representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), IsDB Group, IOFS, SESRIC, SMIIC and COMCEC Coordination Office. The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges concerning good governance for ensuring food security and nutrition in their respective countries. The meeting has mainly ... Read More »

14<sup>th</sup> Meeting of the COMCEC Financial Cooperation Working Group

14th Meeting of the COMCEC Financial Cooperation Working Group

The 14th Meeting of the COMCEC Financial Cooperation Working Group was held on September 15th, 2020, in a virtual-only format with the theme of “Improving Shariah Governance Framework in Islamic Finance”. The representatives of 21 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Financial Cooperation Working Group, attended the Meeting. The meeting was further attended by the representatives of the SESRIC, SMIIC, IsDB, CIBAFI, AAOIFI, OIC Exchanges Forum, COMCEC Capital Markets Regulators Forum, OIC-COMCEC Central Banks Forum, Participation Banks Association of Turkey (TKBB) and COMCEC Coordination Office. The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements ... Read More »

8<sup>th</sup> Call for Project Proposals is now open

8th Call for Project Proposals is now open

The CCO is calling for project proposals to be financed in selected sectoral themes in 2021. Applications will be closed on September 30th, 2020. Project owners may consider designing certain activities (training, workshop etc.) online due to the circumstances imposed by the pandemic. Click here to proceed to online application system. Please contact CCO (cpf@comcec.org) for further inquiries. IMPORTANT: Please note that there will be another call for project proposals in the coming months which will directly related to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on member country economies. The CCO, therefore, kindly asks member countries not to submit any ... Read More »

Sectoral themes to be supported under 8th Call for Project Proposals under CPF are announced

Sectoral themes to be supported under 8th Call for Project Proposals under CPF are announced

Sectoral themes to be supported under 8th Call for Project Proposals under CPF are announced. Please click for details.   Read More »

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

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COMCEC COVID-19 Trade Consultative Meeting

COMCEC COVID-19 Trade Consultative Meeting

The COMCEC COVID-19 Trade Consultative Meeting was held on June 13th, 2020, in a virtual-only format, with the theme of “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Trade in the OIC Member Countries and The Way Forward”. The meeting was attended by 34 representatives from 21 Member States. The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the UNCTAD, SESRIC, ICDT, SMIIC, ITFC and COMCEC Coordination Office. The COMCEC Trade Working Group, in its ad-hoc consultative meeting on the COVID-19 pandemic, discussed the current and potential future impacts of the pandemic on trade policies, exchanged expertise and good practices among the member ... Read More »

COMCEC COVID-19 Tourism Consultative Meeting

COMCEC COVID-19 Tourism Consultative Meeting

The COMCEC COVID-19 Tourism Consultative Meeting was held on July 9th, 2020, in a virtual-only format, with the theme of “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Tourism in the OIC Member Countries and The Way Forward”. The meeting was attended by 31 representatives from 21 Member States. The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), SESRIC and COMCEC Coordination Office. The COMCEC Tourism Working Group, in its ad-hoc consultative meeting on the COVID-19 pandemic, discussed the current and potential future impacts of the pandemic on tourism policies, exchanged expertise and good practices among the member ... Read More »

15<sup>th</sup> Meeting of Transport and Communication Working Group

15th Meeting of Transport and Communication Working Group

The 15th Meeting of COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held on July 7th, 2020, in virtual-only format, with the theme of “Pricing of Transport Infrastructure in the OIC Member Countries”. 36 representatives from 22 Member States attended the meeting. Furthermore, the representatives of the OECD-ITF, IDB Group, SESRIC and COMCEC Coordination Office attended the meeting. The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges regarding pricing of transport infrastructure in their respective countries. Furthermore, they have deliberated the policy issues that might be implemented to enhance the capacity of member countries to effectively manage ... Read More »

COMCEC COVID-19 Agriculture Consultative Meeting

COMCEC COVID-19 Agriculture Consultative Meeting

The COMCEC COVID-19 Agriculture Consultative Meeting was held on June 30th, 2020, in a virtual-only format, with the theme of “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Security and Agriculture in the OIC Member Countries.” The meeting was attended by 26 representatives from18 Member States. The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), SESRIC, Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS), IDB Group, SMIIC and COMCEC Coordination Office. The COMCEC Agriculture Working Group, in its ad-hoc consultative meeting on the COVID-19 pandemic, discussed the current and potential future impacts of the pandemic on food security ... Read More »

New Capacity Development Program from COMCEC for Al-Quds Al-Sharif

New Capacity Development Program from COMCEC for Al-Quds Al-Sharif

Based on the resolutions adopted by the Sixth and Seventh Islamic Summits as well as the resolutions adopted by 34th COMCEC Ministerial Meeting, the COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) initiated a new capacity development program for Al-Quds Al-Sharif. Specifically designed to improve socio-economic circumstances of people living in Al-Quds, the Program is a product of one and a half years long endeavor of CCO, the Ministry of National Economy of Palestine and Development and Investment Bank of Turkey. First phase of the program, which composes of several interrelated projects, will focus on the needs of tourism sector and destination management in ... Read More »