Islamic Summit

The Islamic Summit, composed of Kings and Heads of State and Government of Member States, is the supreme policy and decision making authority of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. It convenes once every three years to deliberate, take policy decisions and provide guidance on all issues pertaining to the realization of the objectives and consider other issues of concern to the Member States and the Ummah. The decisions of the Islamic Summit are implemented by the General Secretariat of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.

Since its inception in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco on 22-25 September 1969, the Islamic Summit Conference has convened eleven times with the last in Dakar, Senegal on 13 – 14 March 2008. SESRIC regularly participates in the Islamic Summit Conference along with other subsidiary, specialised and affiliated organs and committees of the OIC.

For more information about the Islamic Summit and its outcomes please visit the official website.

Summit Details

Please Select a Year: 2013 2008

The 12th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (The Muslim World: New Challenges & Expanding Opportunities)
Date : 06-07 February 2013 Venue : Cairo Egypt

The 12th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference was held in Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt on 6-7 February 2013. Heads of States and Governments of 17 member countries attended the Summit. The other member countries were represented at the level of the Prime Ministers and/or Ministers of Foreign Affairs. The Summit aims at jointly reviewing the international situation in the political, economic and social fields and analysing the impact on the Muslim Ummah under the overall theme "The Muslim World: New Challenges & Expanding Opportunities". The Heads of Delegations of the member countries discussed and deliberated on a number of political and socio-economic issues of importance to the Muslim World. The Summit was preceded by a preparatory meeting of the Senior Officials on 2-3 February, and by a preparatory meeting of the Foreign Ministers on 4-5 February.