Special Session on ‘Intra-OIC Cooperation for the Implementation of SDGS in OIC Member Countries’
Date: 03 October 2016
Venue: Ankara - Türkiye

Considering the importance of Sustainable Development Goals and their implementation, SESRIC organised a Special Session on this subject with the theme of “Intra-OIC cooperation for the implementation of SDGs in OIC Member Countries” in its Headquarter in Ankara, Turkey on 03 October 2016.

The Special Session aimed to provide a platform for the exchange of views and discussion on following matters:

  • Identify major issues and challenges faced by the OIC member countries at the initial stages of implementation of SDGs;
  • Provide recommendations on possible role and contribution of SESRIC in facilitating the implementation of the SDGs in OIC member countries in line with its mandate, capacity and strengths;
  • Exploring the possibility of partnership in specific activities and programmes with relevant national, international, regional and NGOs institutions towards enhancing cooperation among OIC member countries.

This Session was comprised of a keynote presentation, thematic sessions on Policy dialogue; Data and monitoring; and Institutional capacity development.


  • Welcome speech of DG of SESRIC (English)
  • SESRIC Presentation (English)
  • Discussion points of the thematic sessions (English)
  • Report of Special Session (English)