Functions and Responsibilities
“The Voice of Wisdom” is a center for dialogue, peace and understanding. It was established by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in October 2016 to utilize media and social networking platforms in order to expose and dismantle extremist rhetoric and reveal the intellectual and religious premises underlying this phenomenon.
The center performs the following tasks:
Partnership and Collaboration
In addition, the center’s aim is to bring together scientists, researchers, historians, specialists and distinguished academics fighting extremism, sectarianism, and violence. By doing so, the center aims to serve as a common platform that expresses the Islamic world’s political and scientific stance towards these phenomena, and to present its efforts in fighting them.
The legal reference for Sawt Al-Hikma (Voice of Wisdom) Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is as follows:
Sawt Al-Hikma (Voice of Wisdom) Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is cooperating with a large number of highly experienced and reputable consultants to introduce Islam, combat extremist thought and respond to fatwas of injustice and violence in many countries of the Islamic world.
Below is a list of some of the Sawt Al-Hikma consultants:
Sawt Al-Hikma (Voice of Wisdom) is a center for combating violent speech that follows directly the Office of His Excellency the Secretary-General in the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Its directives are drawn directly from the Secretary-General, the Director General of the Diwan, and the execution of its programs depends on his own independent administration.
In its first phase, Sawt Al-Hikma (Voice of Wisdom) focuses on presenting authentic thought through social media and the World Wide Web on current topics in the following languages: Arabic, English and French.