The world’s population is growing, but it is in Africa where this challenge is particularly acute. We know Africa as the place where human life began - a place with an ancient and noble history, but today it is also a place that is becoming home to more children than any other place on earth. Already, 77% of population is below age of 35.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is pleased to announce that calls for scholarship applications for the year 2020 – 2021 are now open. The deadline for submissions of applications is February 28th 2020.
Niamey, Niger Republic 09 January 2020: The Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), the poverty alleviation arm of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the government of the Republic of Niger and several international partners have joined forces to enroll 2.6 million Out of School children (OOSC) to school by the year 2030. This is one of the key objectives of a workshop on OOSC organized by the ISFD in Niamey, the capital of Niger from 8-9 January 2020.
The international community must devote more resources to empowering youths with the skills they need to address some of the world’s more pressing challenges. That notion was at the core of the message that our Founder/CEO, Forest Whitaker, delivered in Dakar, Senegal
The Islamic Development Bank will host Transformers Summit 2019 in partnership with the Government of Senegal to explore the future of the world’s cities. Macky Sall, Youssou N’Dour and Forest Whitaker to join world’s top entrepreneurs changing the future of inclusive, safe and resilient cities at this year’s Transformers Summit in Dakar.