Islamic Development Bank

Empowering people for a sustainable future

Driving innovation, partnerships, Islamic Finance and value chains

COVID-19: The latest updates from IsDB

With youth populations rising in our member countries, it is essential to fund skills, education and training. We have been working to support young people through our reverse linkage programme and other training programmes to support youth enterprises. #InternationalYouthDay

IsDB is committed to transforming young people into economically productive professionals. In Bangladesh, the IsDB-BISEW project has piloted the use of awqaf, Islamic social finance, to tackle youth unemployment. More info here: #InternationalYouthDay

The Joint IsDB-@CampusFrance scholarship programme is a notable milestone for the Bank's efforts around sustainability science. Shaping international collaboration with the Government of #France is also key to broadening the reach and impact of IsDB's mission

We are pleased to announce that the IsDB-@CampusFrance scholarship, the first of its kind, that was launched with support from the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (@francediplo_EN) has admitted a record 80 students. More info on

President's Perspective

The IsDB President’s views on preparing for re-globalisation post Covid-19. In these articles Dr. Bandar Hajjar explains how the global economy needs to return more resilient and inclusive following the unprecedented disruption of the pandemic.

Country Focus

This section takes a closer look at the role IsDB plays in funding sustainable socio-economic growth in each of our 57 Member Countries.

  • Engage

  • Digital hub created by IsDB accelerating economic and social progress.

  • Transform

  • Turning innovative ideas into real development solutions.