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21 Oct 2009 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, received on 18th October 2009 in his cabinet at the OIC headquarters H.E. Moussa Mohamed Faki, Chad's Foreign Minister, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, Ihsanoglu lauded the decision taken by the Republic of Chad and the Republic of Sudan to resolve their differences through direct bilateral negotiations on the basis of the principles of fraternity, good-neighborliness and Islamic solidarity.

24 May 2009 description

The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the 36th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the OIC Member States, which kicked off on Saturday, May 23rd 2009, in the Syrian capital Damascus.

The sealed MoU stipulates cooperation to assist the OIC Member States in combating these diseases. The Global Fund undertakes work in 46 OIC Member States through a number of programs and projects.

09 May 2009 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Prof Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has today, 9th May 2009, strongly condemned the latest reported incursion by armed rebels in eastern Chad .

Prof Ihsanoglu noted that the recurring armed activities by opposition groups seeking to destabilize the governments in Chad and Sudan, have continued to remain a source of grave concern to the OIC as they undermine the security and stability of the region and complicate the already dire humanitarian situation prevailing in the area. He warned the rebels to immediately cease their …

02 Apr 2008 description

The OIC Secretary General Prof .Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has expressed his deep concern on the recent developments along the Sudan-Chad borders.

The Secretary General, who stated that the OIC has been following closely the situation, appealed to the two countries to rededicate themselves and live up to their commitments contained in the Dakar Agreement signed by the two parties on 13th March 2008 .

Prof Ihsanoglu, while calling on the two OIC Member States to take necessary measures in order to restrain the cross border movement of armed groups, reaffirmed the determination of the OIC …

03 Feb 2008 description

The Secretary General of the OIC, Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has been following closely with grave concern the latest developments in Chad and called for the immediate return of normalcy in the country.

Prof. Ihsanoglu, who noted with sadness the escalation of fighting which has reached the capital, N'djamena, urged the parties to bring the violence to an end and seek a negotiated peaceful settlement as the only means to resolve differences.

30 Dec 2007 description

The Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has launched a strong appeal to Chad and Sudan to exercise maximum and avoid any escalation of tension along their common border.

Prof. Ihsanoglu who expressed the concern of the OIC on the latest situation in the relations between the two important Member States, revealed that the Organisation was closely monitoring the developments and was ready to mediate in the dispute.

26 Dec 2006 description

Jeddah 26th December 2006 - The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Prof. Ekmeleddin lhsanoglu, has welcomed the signing of a peace deal between the Government of Chad and the Mehamat Nour AbdeL.Karim-led rebel group operating in the eastern part of the country.

Prof. lhsanoglu who appreciated the sense of patriotism of the parties, noted that this positive development would contribute to strengthen the peace, security and stability of this OIC Member State.

16 Dec 2006 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Prof. Ekmeleddin lhsanoglu, has advised Chad and Sudan to avoid actions that could lead to the escalation of tension and violence along their common borders.

2. Prof. lhsanoglu who issued the advice today noted the latest incursion by Chadian troops into the Darfur area of Sudan in pursuit of rebels was capable of undermining the existing fragile peace in the region and therefore urged for restraint.

26 Nov 2006 description

Jeddah, 26 November 2006 - The Secretary General of the OIC, Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, is following with grave concern the latest military escalation in Chad, and urges all parties to seek a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict.

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18 Jan 2006 description

Within his good offices to restore peace and good neighborly relations between the two Republics of The Sudan and Chad, Professor Ikmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), decided to dispatch an urgent good offices mission to these two OIC Member States.

Ambassador Celalettin Kart, Director of Cabinet and Advisor to the Secretary-General, heading the mission, traveled on Wednesday 18 January 2006 to N'djamena and from there on will be visiting Khartoum.

The OIC mission will be meeting leaders from the two countries to get a …

25 Dec 2005 description

Jeddah : 25 December 2005 - Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference would like to express his concern over the tension witnessed recently in the relations between Sudan and Tchad.