ISESCO, Islamic Call Organization Sign New Program of Cooperation
Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and Field Marshal Abdel Rahman Suwar al-Dahab, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khartoum-based Islamic Call Organization signed a new cooperation program for 2011-2012.
The Cooperation Program comprises 32 activities; 14 of them will be executed this year and 18 programs are planned to be implemented next year. The ISESCO- Islamic Call Organization activities include 15 in pedagogy, 11 in culture and communication, covering the fields of improving the methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing the educational methods of university professors specialized in teaching Arabic language in Nigeria, updating the methods of teaching refugee children in Africa, and supporting the program of postgraduate scholarships. The activities of Cooperation Program includes also studying of learning difficulties for people with special needs and methods of treatment, strengthening the role of youth leadership in promoting the culture of dialogue and openness to the other, applying modern teaching methods in Islamic Education, strategic planning to combat poverty and its consequences in addition to managing the micro-enterprises and searching for funding. The Cooperation Program covers training courses on typing languages of the African Muslim nations on computers, the multiple strategies to assess teaching, using teaching aids for the Arabic language and Islamic education, documentation of the Islamic heritage through modern technology, and making use of media in the dissemination of Islamic culture in West Africa.
The Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) is an affiliated organ to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and the only representative of the private sector in the Islamic World. It held 11 meetings since 1994 in 11 Islamic States for the sake of enhancing trade exchange volume, fostering the volume of joint investment projects amongst the States of the OIC, strengthening closer collaboration between public and private sectors in the Islamic countries, developing necessary mechanisms for more cooperation through networking, organizing and establishing projects amongst the OIC States.