Ana Sayfa ISTTP Values


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  • Respecting democratic principles and human rights defined by international law and accepted by international public opinion,
  • Rejecting terror and violence in all forms,
  • Promoting regional and global peace,
  • Treating every individual fairly irrespective of religion, language, ethnicity, sex and regional origin,
  • Adopting ISTTP vision and mission,
  • Be a non-profit-seeking institution,
  • Rejecting seeking personal benefits and short-sighted politicizing in carrying out ISTTP activities,
  • Showing tolerance and respect towards differences,
  • Be ready to cooperate with ISSTP member think tanks and their directors,
  • Keeping dialogue channels open with every side,
  • Having no legal impediments to operate under the national law,
  • Be ready to contribute to the strengthening of ISTTP common ideal and identity,
  • Staying independent of any national state institution,
  • Respecting national laws and local culture of the foreign country of operation.





The first meeting of Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries Wise Persons Board which was suggested to be formed in 1st Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries and confirmed to be formed in the second forum; was carried out on 1st March 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The second meeting took place in Cairo; the third meeting took place on 28th October 2013 in Bagdad; also the forth meeting took place in Bagdad on 20th February 2014. 5th ISTTP (Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries) Wise Persons Meeting was held on 8th March 2015 in Islamabad within the 6th Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries:

A. ISTTP Wise Persons Board and Mutual List of Other Participants

Süleyman ŞENSOY, Chairman of TASAM, Turkey
Ambassador (R) Ömür ORHUN, Advisor to OIC & TASAM, Turkey
Prof. Zaleha KAMARUDDIN, Rector of International Islam University of Malaysia
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mostafa DOLATYAR, General Director of IPIS, Iran
Senator Mushahid Hussain SYED, IPRI ( Islamabad Policy Research Institute )
H.E. Ambassador Humayun KABIR, Director of BEI ( Bangladesh Enterprise Institute ), Bangladesh
Prof. Shamseldin Zeinal ABDIN, Khartoum University, Sudan
Elnur ASLANOV, Political Analysis and Information Provision Department of Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Dr. Abdulaziz SAGER, President of GRC ( Gulf Research Center ), UAE
Major General (E.) Muniruzzaman, Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)
Ambassador (R) Murat İLHAN, TASAM, Turkey
Ambassador (R) Prof. Ali Engin OBA, TASAM Turkey
Dr. Muharrem Hilmi ÖZEV, Secretary General of ISTTP (Think Tanks Platform of the Islamic Countries), Turkey
Dr. Hatem EL KADI, President of IDSC, Egypt

B. Agenda of ISTTP 5th Wise Persons Board Meeting

  1. Introduction
  2. Duties, functions and new members of Wise Persons Board (2015 Action Plan)
  3. Negotiations about institutionalization of Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries
  4. Function and future of the Forum against the developments in the Islamic World and in the global level
  5. Suggestions about strategic contributions of the think tanks for the change and transformation in the Islamic Countries
  6. Ideas about the interaction between Think Tanks of the Islamic Countries and their peers in the West
  7. Other Issues

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