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HBKU-UNDP Webinar Series Islamic Social Finance and SDGs

06Oct2020
  • 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  • College of Islamic Studies
  • The webinar will be conducted online in English
Islamic Social Finance and SDGs

The first session of the three-part webinar series on financing the SDGs via the Islamic social finance model will focus on the potential of Zakat financing modality to fill the SDGs’ funding gap. 

The session will showcase how BAZNAS (National Zakat Board Indonesia) innovatively applies Zakat funds towards supporting local SDG projects in underserved communities. 

It will also highlight how the BAZNAS Zakat model for development can be replicated and utilized in other regions worldwide.

Moderator:

Dr. Aamir Rehman, Senior Advisor UNDP

Case Study Presenter: 

Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik, Director of Zakat Distribution and Utilization, Badan Amil Zakat Nasional (BAZNAS), National Zakat Board

Panelist:

Dr. Abdulfatah Mohamed, Adjunct Professor, College of Public Policy, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Dr. Mohammed Abbas Khatkhatay, Founder, MESCO

Dr. Nasim Shirazi, Professor of Islamic Finance and Economics, College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Jointly Organized by:

CIS, HBKU and UNDP

Supported by:

Qatar Financial Centre and BAZNAS – National Zakat Board Indonesia

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