Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

international organisation

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is an international group. It has 56 member states. The organisation tries to be the voice of the Muslim world. They try to safeguard the interests and the progress and well-being of Muslims.

အစ္စလမ်မစ် ပူးပေါင်းဆောင်ရွက်ရေး အဖွဲ့အစည်း


Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

  • منظمة التعاون الإسلامي (Arabic)
  • Organisation de la Coopération Islamique  (French)
     Member states     Observer states     Blocked states     Suspended states
     Member states     Observer states     Blocked states     Suspended states
Administrative centerSaudi Arabia Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Official languages
Membership57 member states
• Secretary-General
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
• Charter signed
25 September 1969
• 2011 estimate
1.6 billion

The OIC has a permanent delegation to the United Nations. It is the largest international organisation outside of the United Nations.[1] The official languages of the OIC are Arabic, English and French.

It was founded in 1969 and had 25 members originally. It changed its name on 28 June 2011 from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference to its current name.[2]


  1. US Department of State. "Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)". Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  2. OIC changes name, emblem Pakistan Observer