Islamic Foundation for Science, Technology and Development (IFSTAD)

Fondation islamique pour la science, la technologie et le développement (FISTED)

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History

8-12 May 1979, Fez (Morocco), at 10th Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM), following proposals and recommendations of 2nd Islamic Summit of Kings and Heads of States and Governments, 22-24 Feb 1974, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and Resolution 6/5-E of 5th Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, 21-25 June 1974, Kuala Lumpur. Director General took office 1 July 1981, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia); 1st meeting of Scientific Council, 8-10 May 1982, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). A subsidiary organ of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Superseded Islamic Science Foundation. Ceased activities, 7 Apr 1997.

Aims

Promote scientific and technological research, in particular its applications in the Muslim world; encourage Islamic cooperation and coordination in the field; ensure integration of science and technology by Muslim States into their socio-economic plans and objectives; provide advisory services and scientific studies.

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Activities

Provides consultative service and training of experts; initiates scholarship programme; coordinates national science and technology programmes. Organizes courses, feasibility studies for projects, manpower assessment.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 22 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 52 countries
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Subjects *

  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Science
    • Science
  • Theology
    • Islam
  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

F8780

Last News Received

4. Mar 1998
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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