Organization of the Islamic Conference


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Organization of the Islamic Conference:

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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However, only eight of the 57 members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference have recognized it.
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.
According to The Washington Times, a highlight of the conference came when Rabbi Daniel Lapin, a right-wing Jewish activist from Washington state and ally of TV preacher Pat Robertson, clasped hands with Mokhtar Lamani, the Organization of the Islamic Conference's ambassador to the United Nations.
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.
Jeddah, Rabi'I 4, 1440, Nov 12, 2018, SPA -- General Secretariat of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will host the 5th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Advisory Group on Polio Eradication here on Tuesday.
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.
WASHINGTON, Apr 13, 2011 (TUR) -- The secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) held talks in Washington, the United States on Tuesday.
Summary: Dakar (Senegal) - Morocco called, on Tuesday in Dakar, for boosting the media action of the Standing Committee for Information and Cultural Affairs of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (COMIAC) to enable it face up to the campaigns which denigrate Islam and Muslims.

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