News & Events

Abstract Submission for 7th World Halal Summit is Open!

7th World Halal Summit (WHS) under the theme of “New Era & New Normals: Necessity of Halal Production and Consumption" will be held on 25-27 November 2021

OIC/SMIIC 2:2019 Conformity Assessment – Requirements for Bodies Providing Halal Certification- Foundation Training

Training was held on the 10-11 March 2021 virtually, by the SMIIC General Secretariat in cooperation with Republic of Turkey Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK)

8th OIC Halal Expo

8th edition of OIC Halal Expo is ready to open its doors to exhibitors and visitors from all over the globe in November 2021

Procedures for the Technical Work and SMIIC IS training

SMIIC General Secretariat gave the training “Procedures for the Technical work and SMIIC IS for its Members on the 01 March 2021, held virtually with the participation of SMIIC Technical Committee Secretaries, Chairmen, Committee Members, User Administrators, Voters and Centralized Voters.

OIC/SMIIC 1:2019 General Requirements for Halal Food- Foundation Training

OIC/SMIIC 1:2019 General Requirements for Halal Food- Foundation Training was held on the 16-18 February 2021 virtually

The World Halal Summit

Being organized annually, the 6th World Halal Summit was held this year under the theme “Halal for All, Halal in All Aspects, from Production to Consumption”. This large event was conducted for three full days on 21-23 December 2020 in Pullman Convention Center as well as followed online from all around the world. It was organized by Discover Events on behalf of the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT) and the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC).


SMIIC Secretary General, H.E. İhsan ÖVÜT has participated in the latest three OIC meetings including the 3rd General Assembly Meeting of Islamic Organization for Food Security of the OIC (IOFS) held on 02-03 December 2020, the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC (CFM) held in Niamey, Republic of Niger on 27-28 November 2020 and the 36th Ministerial Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the OIC (COMCEC) which was held virtually on 25-26 November 2020.

SMIIC Technical Work and Information System (IS) Training for PAI Staff

SMIIC General Secretariat organized a two-day training for the staff of Standards and Metrology Department of Public Authority for Industry of State of Kuwait (PAI) on 14-15 December 2020 virtually and the training was conducted in Arabic.

15th SMIIC General Assembly Meeting

The Fifteenth Meeting of the SMIIC General Assembly (GA) was held virtually on 03 November 2020 and technically hosted by General Secretariat.

20th SMIIC Board of Directors Meeting

The Twentieth Meeting of the SMIIC Board of Directors (BOD) was held virtually on 02 November 2020, and technically hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

SMIIC TC WEEK 8 Organized

SMIIC has conducted its virtual 8th Technical Committees Week successfully, following concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak.

8th Meeting of the SMIIC Metrology Council

The 8th Meeting of the SMIIC Metrology Council (MC) was held in Virtual-only format on the 22 October 2020 and technically hosted by the SMIIC General Secretariat.

A new Halal Standard has been published!

SMIIC Technical Committee 1 - "Halal Food Issues" (TC1) has produced with hard work and great efforts, a new standard.

Four new standards has been published

SMIIC Member States have put tremendous efforts and their expertise in the SMIIC Technical Committee on Standards for Conformity Assessment (CCA) to prepare the four new standards "OIC/SMIIC 33:2020", "OIC/SMIIC 34:2020", "OIC/SMIIC 35:2020" and "OIC/SMIIC 36:2020"

Eid Mubarak

On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I have the honor to extend our warmest greetings to all those for whom the month of fasting has come to an end...

Ramadan Kareem

Click here to see message of SMIIC Secretary General İhsan ÖVÜT

7th SMIIC Metrology Council Meeting

The SMIIC Metrology Council held its 7th Meeting on the 28-29 January 2020 in Gebze-Kocaeli, Turkey

1st SMIIC BOD/SC Strategy Working Group Meeting

The First SMIIC Board of Directors Strategy Committee - Strategy Working Group(SWG) Meeting was held on the 13-16 January 2020, in İstanbul, Republic of Turkey at the SMIIC Headquarters.

Halal Tourism Services Standard

"OIC/SMIIC 9:2019, Halal Tourism Services – General Requirements" standard has been published on 21 December 2019

Saffron Standard has been published.

“OIC/SMIIC 10:2019, Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) – Specifications and Test Methods” Standard development has been completed by Technical Committee 6 / Agricultural Products