About OIC

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC; Arabic: منظمة التعاون الإسلامي‎; French: Organisation de la coopération islamique, OCI) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world and ensuring to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world.

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The Organization was established upon a decision of the historical summit which took place in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco 25th September 1969. The OIC has permanent delegations to the United Nations and the European Union. The official l anguages of the OIC are Arabic, English, and French. The headquarters of the organization is located in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).

On 28 June 2011 during the 38th Council of Foreign Ministers meeting (CFM) in Astana, Kazakhstan the organisation changed its name from Organisation of the Islamic Conference (Arabic: منظمة المؤتمر الإسلامي‎; French: Organisation de la Conférence Islamique) to its current name. The OIC also changed its logo at this time.

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The OIC system consists of:

Subsidiary organisations:

Specialised institutions:

Affiliated institutions:

Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation:
AfghanistanAfghanistan
AlbaniaAlbania
AlgeriaAlgeria
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
BahrainBahrain
BangladeshBangladesh
BeninBenin
BruneiBrunei
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso
CameroonCameroon
ChadChad
ComorosComoros
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'Ivoire
DjiboutiDjibouti
EgyptEgypt
GabonGabon
GambiaGambia
GuineaGuinea
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
GuyanaGuyana
IndonesiaIndonesia
IranIran
IraqIraq
JordanJordan
KazakhstanKazakhstan
KuwaitKuwait
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan
LebanonLebanon
LibyaLibya
MalaysiaMalaysia
MaldivesMaldives
MaliMali
MauritaniaMauritania
MoroccoMorocco
MozambiqueMozambique
NigerNiger
NigeriaNigeria
OmanOman
PakistanPakistan
Palestinian autonomyPalestinian autonomy
QatarQatar
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
SenegalSenegal
Sierra-LeoneSierra-Leone
SomaliaSomalia
SudanSudan
SurinameSuriname
SyriaSyria
TajikistanTajikistan
TogoTogo
TunisiaTunisia
TurkeyTurkey
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
U.A.EU.A.E
UgandaUganda
UzbekistanUzbekistan
YemenYemen
Observers:
RussiaRussia
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
ThailandThailand
The Central African RepublicThe Central African Republic
The Turkish Republic of Northern CyprusThe Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Observer international organisations: