Ana Sayfa GOALS


Islamic States Think Tanks Platform (ISTTP) states its project objectives as:

  • To make contributions to global, regional and domestic political, sociocultural and economic developments by sharing knowledge and ideas within the perspective of “Civilization of Peace and Cooperation” developed together with the think tank representatives coming from Islamic Countries,
  • To improve and preserve the environment of dialogue which has emerged between institutions in the Islamic world by monitoring global and regional developments,
  • To present responsible decision-makers within the state administration with proposals for solving socioeconomic problems identified based on reliable information and different perspectives,
  • To establish an information and document center on Islamic Countries, provide resources concerning the current developments in these countries through document reviews,
  • To contribute to the publication and dissemination of results of scientific studies carried out by universities in the Islamic countries and reports, books and periodicals published by similar institutions,
  • To contribute to the cultural interaction between Turkey and Islamic countries,
  • To monitor the activities of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and share information on joining its activities on issues of concern,
  • To contribute to the creation of an environment of dialogue and cooperation within all these perspectives.





The first meeting of Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries Wise Persons Board which was suggested to be formed in 1st Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries and confirmed to be formed in the second forum; was carried out on 1st March 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The second meeting took place in Cairo; the third meeting took place on 28th October 2013 in Bagdad; also the forth meeting took place in Bagdad on 20th February 2014. 5th ISTTP (Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries) Wise Persons Meeting was held on 8th March 2015 in Islamabad within the 6th Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries:

A. ISTTP Wise Persons Board and Mutual List of Other Participants

Süleyman ŞENSOY, Chairman of TASAM, Turkey
Ambassador (R) Ömür ORHUN, Advisor to OIC & TASAM, Turkey
Prof. Zaleha KAMARUDDIN, Rector of International Islam University of Malaysia
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mostafa DOLATYAR, General Director of IPIS, Iran
Senator Mushahid Hussain SYED, IPRI ( Islamabad Policy Research Institute )
H.E. Ambassador Humayun KABIR, Director of BEI ( Bangladesh Enterprise Institute ), Bangladesh
Prof. Shamseldin Zeinal ABDIN, Khartoum University, Sudan
Elnur ASLANOV, Political Analysis and Information Provision Department of Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dr. Abdulaziz SAGER, President of GRC ( Gulf Research Center ), UAE
Major General (E.) Muniruzzaman, Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)
Ambassador (R) Murat İLHAN, TASAM, Turkey
Ambassador (R) Prof. Ali Engin OBA, TASAM Turkey
Dr. Muharrem Hilmi ÖZEV, Secretary General of ISTTP (Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries), Turkey
Dr. Hatem EL KADI, President of IDSC, Egypt

B. Agenda of ISTTP 5th Wise Persons Board Meeting

  1. Introduction
  2. Duties, functions and new members of Wise Persons Board (2015 Action Plan)
  3. Negotiations about institutionalization of Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries
  4. Function and future of the Forum against the developments in the Islamic World and in the global level
  5. Suggestions about strategic contributions of the think tanks for the change and transformation in the Islamic Countries
  6. Ideas about the interaction between Think Tanks of the Islamic Countries and their peers in the West
  7. Other Issues

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