Organization of the Islamic Conference


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see Organization of Islamic CooperationOrganization of Islamic Cooperation
(OIC), international organization of 57 countries whose inhabitants are mainly Muslim, est. 1969 as the Organization of the Islamic Conference, renamed 2011. It is headquartered in Jidda, Saudi Arabia.
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The Organization of the Islamic Conference brings together 56 Islamic states and aims to promote Muslim solidarity onpolitical, social, and economic issues.
Serbia announced last week it is voting against a UN resolution condemning Iran's human rights conduct because Iran has refused to recognize the independence of Muslim Kosovo and "will prevent" Kosovo from gaining entry to the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
The extraordinary expanded Foreign Ministers' meeting of the Executive Committee of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) convened on Saturday Shawwal 27, 1427H (November 18, 2006) at the Headquarters of the OIC General Secretariat in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Secretary-General Kofi Annan in New York, it was subsequently given to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Pope Benedict XVI, and the World Council of Churches to provide a concrete agenda for churches to use with their leadership statements against nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction.
The United Nations, the European Union and the 57-member Organization of the Islamic Conference expressed ''deep alarm'' Tuesday at the recent spate of violent protests against the caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad in a released statement.
The motion had been introduced by Iran on behalf of the 57-nation Organization of the Islamic Conference.
The Organization of the Islamic Conference includes 57 officially or predominantly Muslim nations, among them repressive regimes such as Iran, Iraq, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.
In addition, Voll cites the contributi ons of organizations with such different priorities as the World Muslim League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference to the increasingly cosmopolitan wasatiyya of the revolution made possible by technology which is now sweeping the Muslim world.
President Bush Announces He Will Appoint A Special Envoy To The Organization Of The Islamic Conference
Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain, will attend the Fourth Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Summit Conference, August 14-15 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia as an observer.
Halit Eren, Director General of the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture in Istanbul affiliated to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) who is currently taking part in activities of Muscat International Festival for Crafts and Arts.
The Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) is composed of parliaments of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Members states.

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