SESRIC






Independent Reports

Upon requests by OIC General Secretariat, relevant OIC meetings and bodies as well as based on independent evaluation of the research department, the Centre prepares reports in various fields of interest to the member countries. Although these reports are not prepared on a regular basis, they can be occasionally revised to keep them updated.

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Global Muslim Diaspora - Muslim Communities and Minorities in Non-OIC Member States: United Kingdom

The Global Muslim Diaspora – United Kingdom (UK) report addresses gaps in the literature regarding global Muslim diasporic community by comprehensively examining the principle aspects of UK’s Muslim population. The study utilizes survey analysis, in-depth interviews, roundtable meetings and workshops to understand the major characteristics and challenges that Muslims in the UK face.

Muslim Communities and Minorities in Non-OIC Member States: South Africa

The Global Muslim Diaspora – South Africa report addresses gaps in the literature regarding global Muslim diasporic community by comprehensively examining the principle aspects of South Africa’s Muslim population. The study utilizes survey analysis, in-depth interviews, roundtable meetings and workshops to understand the major characteristics and challenges that Muslims in South Africa face. The study finds that Muslim communities in South Africa are a heterogeneous group that cannot be classified into a single category. The reason behind the diversity of Muslims in South Africa lies in their ethnonational and racial background, their historical organizational presence in the country and their socioeconomic status.

Achieving Peace and Security in a World of Turmoil: An Arduous Challenge for the OIC

After a yearlong research study that was conducted in close collaboration with the Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution Unit at the OIC, the SESRIC has published the outputs of this research study in a report titled “Achieving peace and security in a world of turmoil: An Arduous Challenge for the OIC.” The report probes the required ingredients for conflict prevention and management in OIC countries, enhancing the OIC peace and security architecture, developing institutional mechanisms for sustainable peace and security in OIC countries, and exploring alternative paths for achieving sustainable peace.