Forum of the "think tanks" of member countries of OIC adopt declaration
Today in Baku the "think tank" forum of the member-states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has ended with the adoption of the final declaration.
It emphasizes that such meetings contribute significantly to the development of the member-states of the organization and confirm the territorial integrity of all the countries of the OIC. In addition, the importance of enhanced cooperation of the "think tanks" of member-states and the exchange of training programs and recognition of diplomas between Islamic countries has been noted.
Forum participants agreed upon strengthening cooperation between the "think tanks", implementing joint projects and creating an international research center, whose main office will be located in Baku, preparing development strategies for the member-states of the OIC, joint publishing of a journal and conducting joint research.
In addition, a memorandum has been signed on cooperation between the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan and the respective centers of Egypt, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
The next, fourth forum of "think tanks" of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will be held in 2014 in Islamabad. The main theme of the forum in Baku is the changes and transformations in the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.