Welcome to the Research and Information Centre on Islam! We are dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of Islam and promoting accurate and reliable information about the religion. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive resource hub for anyone seeking knowledge about Islam in English
At RICOI, we recognize the importance of dispelling misconceptions and stereotypes that often surround Islam. Our goal is to bridge the gap between different communities, fostering interfaith dialogue, and promoting a more inclusive society. Through our research and information services, we aim to promote a balanced and nuanced understanding of Islam that is rooted in both academic scholarship and lived experiences.
Our core objectives include:
Knowledge Dissemination: We strive to provide accurate, accessible, and up-to-date information about Islam. Through our website, publications, educational materials, and public lectures, we aim to disseminate reliable information that promotes a more informed and enlightened understanding of Islam, countering misconceptions and stereotypes prevalent in society.
Interfaith Engagement: RICOI believes in building bridges between different religious and cultural communities. We actively promote interfaith dialogue, organizing events, workshops, and conferences that foster mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation. Our aim is to encourage meaningful engagement and collaboration, promoting harmony and unity in diversity.
Community Outreach: We are committed to engaging with diverse communities, both Muslim and non-Muslim, at local, national, and international levels. Through community outreach programs, we offer educational resources, support services, and workshops that cater to the needs of individuals and organizations seeking knowledge and understanding about Islam.
At the Research And Information Centre On Islam (RICOI), our vision is to be a leading international institution that fosters a comprehensive and enlightened understanding of Islam. We aim to create a world where diverse communities coexist harmoniously, inspired by the shared knowledge and understanding of Islamic culture, history, and values.
Through rigorous research, public education, and open dialogue, we seek to dispel misconceptions about Islam, combat Islamophobia, and promote a nuanced understanding of this rich and diverse religion. We aspire to bridge the gap between different cultures and societies, fostering mutual respect and understanding among people of all backgrounds and faiths.
Our vision is grounded in the principles of inclusivity, respect, and intellectual rigor. We are dedicated to providing accurate, unbiased, and nuanced information about Islam, its teachings, its history, and its role in contemporary societies. We believe that knowledge is a powerful tool for fostering tolerance, empathy, and peaceful coexistence.
We envision a future where individuals across the globe, irrespective of their religious or cultural background, have access to reliable and insightful information about Islam. This future is one in which Islam is understood and appreciated not merely as a religion, but as a rich tapestry of cultural, philosophical, and intellectual traditions that have shaped and continue to shape the world in profound ways.
At RICOI, we see ourselves as more than just a research center. We are a beacon of knowledge, a hub of intercultural dialogue, and a catalyst for positive change. We strive to serve as a bridge between Islam and the world, fostering mutual understanding and respect that transcends borders and cultural boundaries. We are committed to ensuring that the true essence of Islam – its message of peace, compassion, and mutual respect – is understood and appreciated worldwide.