Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Organisation de la Coopération Islamique (OCI)
Organización de Cooperación Islamico
منظمة التعاون الإسلامي

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1969-09-25 Rabat Morocco


Established at first Conference of Kings and Heads of State and Government (Islamic Summit Conference).

General Secretariat established at 1st Conference of Islamic Foreign Ministers, 23-25 Mar 1970, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia); commenced operations May 1971, Jeddah.

OIC Charter approved by 3rd Session of the Foreign Ministers' Conference, Mar 1972, Jeddah. Present Charter adopted at 11th Islamic Summit, 13-14 Mar 2008, Dakar (Senegal).


In accordance with OIC Charter: Enhance and consolidate bonds of fraternity and solidarity among member states; safeguard and protect common interests and support legitimate causes of member states and coordinate and unify their efforts in view of the challenges faced by the Islamic world in particular and the international community in general; respect the right of self-determination and non-interference in domestic affairs and respect sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of each member state; ensure active participation of member states in global political, economic and social decision-making processes to secure common interests; reaffirm support for rights of peoples as stipulated in the UN Charter and international law; strengthen intra-Islamic economic and trade cooperation so as to achieve economic integration leading to establishment of an Islamic Common Market; exert efforts to achieve sustainable and comprehensive human development and economic well-being in member states; protect and defend the true image of Islam to combat defamation of Islam and encourage dialogue among civilizations and religions; enhance and develop science and technology, and encourage research and cooperation among member states.


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GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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