Memorandum of Understanding between SESRTCIC and TIKA
Date : 24 May 2007 Venue : Ankara - Turkey

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC) and the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) on 24 May 2007 in Ankara, Turkey.

The MoU aims to provide a general framework to develop cooperation and collaboration between two institutions in the areas of common interest under their mandates so as to facilitate the attainment of the goals of both centres with a view to enhancing cooperation among OIC Member Countries.

According to the MoU, signed by Dr. Savaş Alpay, Director General of SESRTCIC, and Dr. Hakan Fidan, President of TIKA, the parties shall exchange technical and administrative assistance in the matters of common interest and share information to benefit from each other’s experiences, resources and expertise with respect to best practices. Moreover, the parties shall support each other for both ongoing and potential training programs, seminars, congresses, conferences, workshops and other activities.