Introducing Islamic Finance to the SEE Region
The European Association for Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, in cooperation with its partners, successfully organised the international conference “Sarajevo Islamic Finance and Economics Conference” (SIFEC) on November 20-21, 2014.
The conference was organised under the topic “New challenges for Islamic Economics and Finance development” in Sarajevo at the Gazi Husrev Bey library. SIFEC is the only conference in the field of Islamic economics and banking held in the Southeast Europe Region. The conference gathered numerous local and international experts from academia and practice.
Discussions focused on topics relating to contemporary Islamic economics, banking and finance, with many looking into the concept of “Sukuk” or Islamic financial certificate. Islamic finance represents one of the fastest growing segments of global financing today.