UN Social Finance Dialogue | Islamic Finance & the SDGs 2021 Virtual Summit

Can Islamic finance be a force for social good? An expert group of panellists discuss the principles behind Islamic finance, the institutions proscribed by the Quran, such as zakat, and more. The panel featured Dr. Roula Majdalani of UN-ESCWA, H.E. Dr Koutoub Sano of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy, AlTayeb AlDajani of UN-ESCWA, Prof. Mehmet Asutay, Director of the Durham Centre for Islamic Finance and Economics and Dr Daouda Ndiaye, Lead Climate Scientist at IsDB. The session cllosed with a contribution from Special Adviser the the UN Secretary General Dr Ahmed Al-Meraikhi.