International Conference on Communities of Success (ICCOS)

The Communities of Success initiative by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) is a positive and forward-looking articulation of a vision of Islam and Muslim communities that are compatible with the modern world and thrive in and actively contribute to contemporary societies. This vision is especially critical for Muslim communities living in secular political contexts and diverse social environments, as the socio-religious issues and challenges encountered in such contexts are often without much precedence in Islamic history.

Read more about the Communities of Success initiative here.

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As part of the Communities of Success initiative, the International Conference on Communities of Success (ICCOS) provides a platform for global Muslim minority communities to engage on and enrich positive narratives and characteristics of successful communities embodying good Character, Competency and Citizenry. It seeks to contribute to the shaping of progressive religious leadership and development of new and contextualised bodies of knowledge to guide Muslims in responding effectively to complex socio-religious issues and challenges, and highlights the need for collaboration among religious scholars, state officials and community leaders to develop successful communities.

Read the keynote speech by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of the Republic of Singapore here.

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Read the lecture on The Muslim Community Experience Towards a Community of Success by Ustaz Dr. Nazirudin Mohd Nasir, Mufti of Singapore here.

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