SESRIC


Visits from / to other Governmental and International Organisations

In its capacity as the focal point for technical cooperation within the system of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), SESRIC enhances its cooperation and collaboration with most relevant international and regional organisations to provide best services to the OIC Member Countries in the three areas of its mandate: Research, Statistics and Training.

Planned / Implemented Visits

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SESRIC Delegation Headed by the Director General Dr. Savaş Alpay, Paid a Two-Day Working Visit to the IDB Group and Met with H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, President of the IDB Group
Date : 25-26 December 2010 Venue : Jeddah Saudi Arabia

SESRIC delegation headed by Dr. Savaş Alpay, the Director General of SESRIC, and comprised of Mr. Nabil Dabour, Director of Research Department and Mr. Mehmet Fatih Serenli, Director of Training and Technical Cooperation Department, paid a two-day working visit to the Islamic Development Bank Group on 25-26 December 2010. The delegation conducted various technical meetings with different departments and units of the IDB Group with the aim of enhancing cooperation and collaboration between the two institutions in various issues of common interest, particularly a mechanism for joint implementation of the OIC-VET Sub-Programme on Trade, Economy and Finance (OICVET-TEF).

Director General of SESRIC visited the Technical and Vocational Training Organisation (TVTO) of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Date : 29 November 2010 Venue : Tehran Iran

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of the SESRIC and Mr. Nabil Dabour, Director of Research Department visited the Technical and Vocational Training Organisation of Islamic Republic of Iran (TVTO) on 29 November 2010 upon the invitation of Prof. Abdolrasoul. Pourabbas, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs and President of TVTO, to discuss issues of mutual interest of cooperation between the two institutions, particularly the preparations for organising the 3rd Meeting of the Monitoring and Advisory Committee (MAC) of the OIC Vocational Education and Training Programme (OIC-VET), which the TVTO of Iran offered to host in 2011.

Director General of SESRIC meets with the Indonesian National Focal Point of the OIC-VET Programme
Date : 22 October 2010 Venue : Jakarta Indonesia

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRIC, had a bilateral meeting with the Indonesian National Focal Point of the OIC-VET Programme on 22 October 2010 at the Directorate of Technical and Vocational Education of Ministry of National Education in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia.

Director General of SESRIC Meets with Senior Officials in the Ministry of Health Indonesia
Date : 22 October 2010 Venue : Jakarta Indonesia

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRIC, had a bilateral meeting with senior officials in the Ministry of Health Indonesia on 22 October 2010 in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia, with Prof. Agus Purwadianto, the Head of National Board for Health Research & Development, Ministry of Health and with Mr. Trihono, Head of Ecology Research Centre.

SESRIC Received a Delegation from the US on Polio Eradication
Date : 19 October 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC received a delegation from the United States on 19 October 2010 at its headquarters to discuss possible means and ways of cooperation and collaboration on polio eradication and on mother and child health. The delegation consisted of Mr. Edwin Brown, Deputy Director at Office of International Health and Bio-defence of Department of State; Ms. Ellyn W. Ogden, Senior Technical Advisor for Health, USAID Worldwide Polio Eradication Coordinator; Mr. Ellias Durry, Global Immunization Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services and John C. Letvin, Economic Officer, United States Embassy in Ankara.

Memorandum of Understanding between SESRIC, ICD and TEPAV
Date : 06 October 2010 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed on 6 October 2010 between the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) with the aim of promoting and supporting the development of Special Economic Zones as a platform for private sector development and economic integration among the OIC Member Countries.

SESRIC Received a Delegation from the CRDF of U.S.
Date : 21 September 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

SESRIC received a delegation from the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation on 21 September 2010 at its headquarters. The delegation comprised of Ms. Natalia Pipia, Senior Programme Manager at CRDF, and Mr. Khaled J. Touqan, Director of CRDF Jordan and MENA Office.

Qatar Donated US$2 Million towards the Construction of SESRIC's Headquarters
Date : 26 August 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) received the donation of the State of Qatar towards the construction of the Centre's Headquarters. Mr. Mohamed Ali al-Malki, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Turkey, handed the cheque issued by Qatar National Bank.

WAITRO Representatives Visited SESRIC
Date : 04 August 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The World Association of Industrial Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) delegation comprising of Dr. Rohani Hashim, Secretary General of WAITRO and Mr. Zulkefli Mohd Nani, Programme Manager visited SESRIC.

FAO representatives visited SESRIC
Date : 13 July 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) delegation comprising of Mr. Parviz Koohafkan, Director of Land and Water Division (NRL) at the FAO, and Mr. Moustafa Sinaceur, the FAO Sub-regional Coordinator for Central Asia visited SESRIC on 13 July 2010.

Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey visited SESRIC
Date : 11 June 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

A delegation headed by Mr. Sıddık Topaloğlu, the Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey visited SESRIC on 11 June 2010. The delegation comprised of Mr. İsmail Gerim, Deputy General Director of the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Mr. Coşkun Demirci, Director of Occupational Health and Safety Centre (İSGÜM) and a number of senior experts from the Ministry.

SESRIC’s Visit to Qatar University
Date : 19 May 2010 Venue : Doha Qatar

A SESRIC delegation comprised of Eng. Huseyin Hakan Eryetli, Director of IT and Publication Department and Mr. Mehmet Fatih Serenli, Director of Training and Technical Cooperation Department visited Continuing Education Office of Qatar University (QU) in Doha on May 20th, 2010. The SESRIC delegation was accompanied by Mr. Khalid Mohammed Al-Khulaifi, Head of Human Resources at Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) and welcomed by Dr. Tajalsir Ibrahim Kardaman, Director of Continuing Education Office at QU.

The Minister of Economy and Planning of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Qusaibi received the Director General of SESRIC at his office in Riyadh
Date : 31 March 2010 Venue : Riyadh Saudi Arabia

The Minister of Economy and Planning of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Dr Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Qusaibi, received the Director General of SESRIC, H.E. Dr. Savas Alpay, at his office in Riyadh on Wednsday, 31 March 2010. During the meeting, Dr. Alpay briefed the Minister on various recent activities and initiatives of SESRIC in its three mandate areas of socio-economic research, statistics and training.

Visit of the National Statistical Organization of Indonesia to SESRIC
Date : 26 March 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

The delegates of the National Statistical Organization of Indonesia, Budan Pusat Statistik (BPS), who participated “The Meeting of National Statistical Organization of the OIC Member Countries” organized by SESRIC and IDB in İstanbul on 22-23 March 2010, visited the Headquarters of SESRIC in Ankara on 26 March 2010. The delegation of BPS was headed by Mr. Rusman Heriawan, Chief Statistician.

Director General of SESRIC received UNHCR Turkish Office
Date : 09 March 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

Director General of SESRIC received Mr. Michael Gaudé, Representative of the UNHCR Turkish Office, and Mr. Karim Atassi, Deputy Representative in his office on 9 March 2010. The Director General of SESRIC, Dr. Savaş Alpay, expressed his thanks and welcome to his guests, and articulated his appreciation with the role UNHCR is playing in providing assistance to millions of in dire conditions around the world.

Director General of SESRIC visited the Headquarters of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York, USA
Date : 25 February 2010 Venue : New York - USA

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of the SESRIC visited the Headquarters of the United Nations Development Programme, where he met Ms. Amat Al Alim Alsoswa, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director of the Bureau for Arab States, on 25 February 2010. Ms. Amat Al Alim Alsoswa welcomed and thanked Dr. Alpay for his kind visit.

Director General of SESRIC Received MÜSİAD Delegation
Date : 16 February 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRIC, received a delegation from the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association (MÜSİAD), in his office on Tuesday 16 February 2010. The delegation comprised of Mr. Ömer Cihad Vardar, President of MÜSİAD; Mr. Mehmet Nuri Görenoğlu, Deputy President; Mr. Nail Olpak, Deputy President; Mr. Dursun Topçu, Member of Board; Mr. Murat Kalsın, Member of Board; and Eyüp Vural Aydın, General Secretary.

SESRIC Receives a Delegation from the Ministry of Labour of the Republic of Turkey
Date : 02 February 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

Dr. Savaş Alpay, the Director General of SESRIC, has received a delegation from the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety of the Ministry of Labour, Turkey, in his office on 02 February 2010. The delegation comprised of Mr. Kasım Özen, Director General of the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety, Mr. İsmail Gerim, Deputy Director General, Mr. Coşkun Demirci, Director of Research and Training Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, and other two experts from the same Centre.

Director General of SESRIC Received a Delegation from the Center for Innovation and Technology Cooperation (CITC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the Headquarters of the Centre
Date : 28 January 2010 Venue : Ankara Turkey

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRIC, received a delegation from the Center for Innovation and Technology Cooperation (CITC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran in his Office on 28 January 2010. The delegation comprised of Mr. Hamid Reza Amirinia, Chairman of the CITC of the Islamic Republic of Iran, two CITC advisors and one representative from the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Ankara, Turkey.

Director General of SESRIC visited the Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC), the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) of Egypt and the Economic Research Forum (ERF) in Cairo, Egypt
Date : 26-27 January 2010 Venue : Cairo Egypt

Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of the SESRIC and Mr. Nabil Dabour, Director of Research Department visited the Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) on 27 January 2010 upon the invitation of Dr. Magued Osman, Chairman of the IDSC to be acquainted with the IDSC’s activities and programmes and to discuss the potential cooperation between the two institutions.