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Muslim World League (MWL)


MWL Established:19th May 1962.
MWL Headquarters:Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Partner Organizations:15 Partner Organizations
Councils and Subsidiaries of the MWL:The Supreme Council, The World Supreme Council for Mosques, Islamic Fiqh Council, Organization of Muslim Scholars.
Organization Type:Non-governmental organization.
MWL Objective:To present the true message of Islam and its tolerant principles.

What is Muslim World League?

MWL stands for Muslim World League. The Muslim World League is an non-governmental organization (NGO) with members from all Islamic countries and sectors. It presents true Islam and promotes friendship among people.

Establishment of Muslim World League:

The Muslim World League was founded in accordance with a resolution adopted during the meeting of the General Islamic Conference held in Holy Makkah on 18th May 1962.

Objectives of Muslim World League:

Muslim World League aims to present the true message of Islam and its tolerant principles, provide humanitarian aid, extend bridges of dialogue and cooperation with all, engage in positive openness to all cultures and civilizations, follow the path of centrism and moderation to realize the message of Islam and ward off movements calling for extremism, violence and exclusion for a world full of peace, justice and coexistence.

Headquarters of Muslim World League:

The headquarters of the MWL is situated in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Partner Organizations:

There are 15 international partner organizations of the Muslim World League.

1. ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council).

2. UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency).

3. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

4. UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund).

5. ICESCO (Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

6. OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation).

7. IsDB (Islamic Development Bank).

8. KSRelief (King Salman Humanitarian Aid And Relief Centre).

9. WHO (World Health Organization).

10. UNOCHA (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs).

11. UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees).

12. ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross).

13. IOM (International Organization for Migration).

14. WFP (World Food Programme).

15. ICVA (International Council of Voluntary Agencies).

Councils and Subsidiaries of the MWL:

The Supreme Council: The Supreme Council is the highest authority of the Muslim World League, comprising sixty prominent Muslim scholars. The Supreme Council makes policy recommendations to the Secretary-General.

The World Supreme Council for Mosques: The World Supreme Council for Mosques seeks to provide resources and protection for mosques worldwide.

Islamic Fiqh Council: Fiqh is Islamic jurisprudence, seeking solutions to the problems for which the Quran does not give clear instructions. The Islamic Fiqh Council comprises a select group of Muslim jurists and scholars within the Muslim World League who discuss serious issues concerning the Muslim Ummah.

Organization of Muslim Scholars: The organization serves to unite and clarify the attitudes of Muslim scholars and intellectuals as they address the emerging challenges facing Muslim communities worldwide.

The Secretariat General:

The Secretariat General of the Muslim World League is the executive wing of the organization. It supervises the day-to-day activities and implements the policies and resolutions adopted by the Supreme Council.

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