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H.E. Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri

Secretary General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijiri has provided invaluable intellectual and cultural services to the Muslim world. In addition to his responsibilities as Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), a position he has held since 30 November 1991, and Secretary General of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), Dr Altwaijiri is an accomplished academic with a keenly holistic vision for human development. He is also a senior lecturer and an eminent writer and poet.


Educational Influence

Dr Altwaijiri played a vital part in the development, supervision and launch of sixteen strategies approved by the Islamic Summit Conference. He also established the Supreme Council of Education, Science and Culture, an alliance designated for work outside of the Islamic world.

Advocate of Dialogue

Dr Altwaijiri is also a staunch advocate of dialogue between cultures and alliance of civilisations, and a fervent defender of the values of justice, peaceful coexistence and understanding among nations and peoples.

Azerbaijani Education Minister meets ISESCO chief - News.Az
2013-11-14 05:57:55

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov has met the Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, who is visiting Baku to take part in the 4th Islamic Conference of ...

ISESCO calls on member states to improve living conditions in rural areas - Trend.az
2013-11-11 10:59:34

This initiative was put forward by the ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri during his speech at the IV ISESCO ministerial conference on children entitled 'Problems of children and urbanisation in the Islamic world', held in Baku on Monday.

ISESCO Ministerial Conference ends with Baku Declaration - AzerNews
2013-11-12 12:38:03

ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz bin Othman Altwaijri noted that the declaration envisages the provision of education and health services for children and the protection of their social rights. Baku Declaration also includes a paragraph on the lives ...

Baku Declaration adopted as a conclusion of 4th Islamic Conference of ... - APA
2013-11-12 09:05:57

Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, the Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), said that the declaration reflected the opportunities for children to get direct access to education and medical services and ...

Baku Declaration adopted at ISESCO member states ministerial conference - Trend.az
2013-11-12 11:57:46

ISESCO Director General, Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri said the declaration reflects the issues of access to education, health services for children and protection of their social rights. The Declaration included a paragraph about the lives of children ...

Being Youngest State Guest at Baku Forum - News Pakistan
2013-11-12 00:02:25

A video address by Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova was featured. Other speakers on the first day included ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, 9th President of Turkey Suleyman Demirel, former Presidents of Baltic states, 13 Nobel ...and more »

Baku hosts 4th meeting of ministers in charge of childhood of ISESCO members - News.Az
2013-11-11 08:05:29

Thereafter, ISESCO Director-General Abdulaziz bin Othman al Twaijri and the Chairperson of the State Committee for Family , Women and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova made speeches. Hijran Huseynova noted that ISESCO carries out noble mission.

At Eigth UNESCO Youth Forum - Liberian Youth Makes High Point - AllAfrica.com
2013-11-06 16:30:56

At the forum, six outstanding young people - all with exceptional stories to tell - were joined by UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, and her counterpart from Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri.

Former Serbian President supports Multiculturalism - AzerNews
2013-11-01 14:14:09

Speaking at the event, ISESCO Director General Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri called for a halt in military actions all over the world. "We have to stop military actions in the world - being in power is a temporary position, and we should not prefer ...

Representatives of "Great Silk Way" union join UNESCO forum - AzerNews
2013-11-04 05:51:25

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri and UN Secretary General`s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi delivered speeches at the event. The forum featured discussions on the role of youth in formation ...and more »

Birth: 3 April 1950 (Age: 64)

Source of Influence: ,

Influence: Head of largest Islamic educational organization.

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Status: Featured in current year

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