Islamic Development Bank

Empowering people for a sustainable future

Driving innovation, partnerships, Islamic Finance and value chains

COVID-19: The latest updates from IsDB

Dr. Bandar Hajjar, #IsDB President and Julie Monaco, Citigroup’s Managing Director, Global Head Public Sector, explore cooperation in ressource mobilization for development and broadening IsDB Sukuk investor base in Europe and Asia

IsDB President Dr. Bandar Hajjar discussed with Ms. Julie Monaco, Global Head of Public Sector , Citigroup, cooperation in raising much needed development funds from global capital markets, and expanding IsDB Sukuk investor base in Asian and European markets

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

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.