June 22, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the largest voting bloc in the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has lauded a UNGA resolution calling for the creation of an international protection mechanism for Palestinians and condemning Israel for its use of force during recent clashes with Palestinians at the Gaza border.
June 04, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has joined with the Arab Red Cross Organization and Arab Red Crescent to condemn Israeli settlement in the Palestinian Territories and call on the international community to take measures against Israel "to ensure enforcement of international law."
May 21, 2018
An emergency summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened in Istanbul called on the UN Security Council and General Assembly to address Israel's response to Palestinian protests at the Gaza border and the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem by establishing an "international protection force" for the Palestinians.
May 18, 2018
Turkey's Islamist President is convening an emergency summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) aimed at developing unified action "by Islamic countries to defend Palestine and Jerusalem" in the aftermath of this week's violence at the Gaza border that accompanied the US Embassy's relocation from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
May 08, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has established a new strategic committee for international mobilization and coordination of support to respond to the humanitarian crisis associated with massive refugee flows of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh.
May 04, 2018
Among the outcomes of a joint workshop by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was the UNHCR's commitment to greater financial support for refugees from and to OIC countries, as well as recognition of "the important role of sharia teachings and principles" in the international refugee protection regime.
April 17, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is holding its fourth Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers in the capital city of active OIC member-state Azerbaijan, with a focus on sports as a platform for an integrated set of social and economic initiatives designed to empower youth through education, sports, and activism under a united, transnational Islamic identity.
April 11, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has issued a formal condemnation of Israel's response to Gazan Palestinian protests over Israel's blockade of Gaza, with the Independent Human Rights Commission of the 57-member state global organization that claims to speak for Muslims worldwide calling Israel's Gaza policy a violation of international humanitarian law.
March 19, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has appointed a female, Morocco’s Princess Lalla Meryem, as the entity’s first Goodwill Ambassador, with a mission to advance women’s empowerment and protections for family and children’s rights according to the OIC’s mission of promoting the interests of the global Muslim community according to the ideals of sharia law.
March 14, 2018
The recently inked memorandum of cooperation between the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Saudi Arabia's Islamic University seeks to shape international higher education on Islam by focusing on grants and Arabic language training to universities worldwide to "combat deviant thought, extremism, and Islamophobia."