Global Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance 2018  1743

Start Date : 24th October 2018
End Date : 25th October 2018
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Country : Malaysia
Total participant : 4
Total Interested : 3
Institution : Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor - KUIS
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a United Nations effort to create a common set of development goals in every country from 2015 to 2030. The countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. The success of SDGs involves engagement of different stakeholders.

Financial institutions are one of the stakeholders that play an important role in contributing to the success of SDGs. The contribution of Islamic Finance institutions depends on both the economic returns on these projects and their orientation towards social and environmental issues. Currently, the role of Islamic Finance in achieving SDGs goals are still at early stage and need for further discussions. Thus, the Global Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance will be a platform for the intellectuals to discuss and to exchange ideas on the role of Islamic Finance in contributing towards the SDGs.


  1. To give exposure to intellectuals, students and industrialists relating to current issues in Islamic Finance.
  2. To give exposure in understanding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the aspect of Islamic Finance.
  3. To explore the role of Islamic Finance in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  4. To establish concrete understanding and solutions for current issues in Islamic Finance.
  5. To encourage intellectual norms in society.

Conference Theme

Sustainable Development Goals: Way Forward in Islamic Finance

Key Areas

  1. Islamic Financial Engineering
  2. Finntech
  3. Innovation
  4. Financial Stability
  5. Financial Inclusion and Shared Prosperity
  6. Infrastructure Development
  7. Risk Management
  8. Maqasid Shariah
  9. Other relevant topics
name year language author Document
Table of Content - GCIEF2018 2018 English
Appraisal of Application of ICT in Zakat Management in Nigeria 2018 English
A Relook into Awareness, Perceptions and Infrastructure Needs: A Case of Sukuk and the Nigerians 2018 English
Poverty Alleviation in Mogadishu, Somalia: The Role of Islamic Microfinance 2018 English
Comparative Analysis on The Financial Performance of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia 2018 English
The Role of Zakat as an Islamic Social Finance towards Achieving Sustainable Development Goals A Case Study of Northern Nigeria 2018 English
Comparing the Concept of Rahn and Debenture in Islamic Finance Perspective 2018 English
A Proposed Integrated Islamic Crowdfunding - Microfinance (Iicm) Model For Poverty Reduction A Case Study Of Indonesia 2018 English
Explicit Derivative for Islamic Hedging A Strategy for Reconsideration 2018 English
Analysing the Performance of Malaysian Islamic and Conventional Stock Portfolios 2018 English
The Impact Of Financial Risks On The Performance Of Islamic Banks In Malaysia 2018 English
Operationalizing Tawarruq By Islamic Banks In Malaysia: Issues, Challenges And Way Forward 2018 English
Awareness of Shariah Compliant CSR Activities of Islamic Bank 2018 English
Socio-Economic Impact of Selected Waqf Projects Terengganu Culinary Academy & Usim’s Specialist Medical Clinic 2018 English
Analysing the Performance of Indonesian Islamic Rural Banks: Does Bank Size Matter 2018 English
Waqf Scheme for Government Expenditure 2018 English
A Study on Performance Evaluation of Islamic Banks In Malaysia: In The Perception of Resource Mobilization (Deposits) 2018 English
Corporations and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 2018 English Riaz Ansary
A Proposed Integrated Temporary Cash Waqf and Salam for Agri-Financing for Rice Farmers in Indonesia 2018 English Mahadi Ahmad


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