About The Event

 World Bank, IRTI and The Guidance Financial Group are pleased to organise an annual symposium bringing together a wide range of stakeholders from the industry, academia, regulatory and supervisory areas to engage in stimulating research. The aim is to promote exchange of cutting-edge ideas and foster objective discussion on Islamic economics and finance amongst academicians, policy makers, private sector and development practitioners.

The symposium will allow people to gain practical and professional understanding in the field of Islamic economics and finance. It will enhance awareness of major current issues impeding the advancement of the industry. The proposed symposium would provide a platform for the participants from multilateral development institutions, governmental institutions and bodies, private sector, and academia to discuss recent outlook of Islamic Finance and their potential role in supporting and achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (UN SGDs). The symposium, which is a two day event, is held in different countries each year.

Given the global outreach of INCEIF coupled with Malaysia?s strategic importance as a global hub of Islamic finance, the 3rd Symposium 2017 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 12-13 December 2017. The theme of the symposium is “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Role of Islamic Finance”.

The symposium aim to show the close linkage of the UN SDGs with Islamic finance. Sponsoring the symposium will showcase role Islamic finance can play in promoting inclusive growth, reducing inequality and accelerating poverty reduction. The Symposium is expected to highlight how Islamic finance resonates clearly with the UN SDGs Agenda.



Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Role of Islamic Finance. 


Islamic Economics & Finance Symposium  |  December 8-9, 2016, Rabat, Morocco