International Outreach

  • The IAS was invited by the President of the World Wind Energy Association (; to become an associate member of this prestigious association, in which a number of European academies are active. It is hoped at some point that WWEA and the IAS can jointly implement a number of activities in the various OIC countries.
  • The IAS maintains regular contacts with the Secretariat of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID). The aim of this endeavour is to co-operate with this UN body to bring about the actions required to achieve the Millennium Development Goals through the strategic applications of ICTs. With the recent appointment of the Arab business leader Mr Talal Abu Ghazaleh as Chairman of the UN-GAID, the IAS hopes to further collaboration with this UN body, particularly in launching and promoting Knowledge Hubs in various parts of the OIC.
  • The Academy maintains a tradition of nominating IAS Fellows and other eminent Muslim scientists to prestigious international awards that are presented by governments and institutions throughout the world.