International Conference on Maqasid al-Shari’ah in Public Policy and Governance
The International Conference on Shari’ah Objectives in Public Policy and Governance was held between the 15th and 16th of June, 2015 at the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia, co-organised by the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS) and Razak School of Government, and partnered with Al Naqiy Islamic Solutions Sdn Bhd and the Muslim Youth Association of Malaysia (ABIM). Sponsors included CIMB Islamic, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS).
The goals of the conference were to advance applicable maqasid-based theories in the form of policies related to good governance on a global scale. Several participants presented, making up seven sessions in total over a two-day period. The guests ranged from fellow academics, to government officials, policy consultants, and students.