World Islamic Forum
( WIF )
The first Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries under the main topic “Peace, Civilization and Cooperation” was organized by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in cooperation with TASAM – Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies on 28-30 January 2010 in Istanbul. With the “Istanbul Declaration” accepted at the end of the Forum, Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries (ISTTP) was established to bring together knowledge and experiences of think tanks of the Islamic countries with activating joint communication and cooperation opportunities. Each year under the various topics, it was held in Istanbul, Baku, Cairo, Bagdad and Islamabad. The 6th Forum was implemented on 6-8 March 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan with a declaration. It was also decided that the forum will be named as World Islamic Forum (WIF) to make to more inclusive. And the 7th World Islamic Forum was held on 24-25 May 2016 in Yazd-Iran as well.