(United Against Terrorism and Extremism)
14 – 15 RABI UL THANI 1437H
24 -25 JANUARY 2016

We, Speakers, Heads and Members of Delegations of the PUIC Member Parliaments participating in the proceedings of the 11th Session of the PUIC Conference held in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq on 14-15 Rabi Al-Thani 1437 H corresponding to 24- 25 January 2016, under the motto: "United Against Terrorism and Extremism", have deliberated on the developments and challenges facing the Muslim World as included in the Agenda of the Session, and have resolved as follows:

1.    Emphasize the focal cause of Palestine and Al-Quds for the Islamic Ummah, which makes it necessary for all our states, Parliaments and civil organizations, in the OIC space, to cooperate and coordinate in international and regional fora in order to support and defend it until the realization of the legitimate and inalienable rights of the Palestinian people in terms of the return of refugees, liberation from occupation, and establishment of the independent Palestinian state with Al-Quds as its capital. As the city of Al-Quds is the spiritual capital of the Islamic Ummah and the eternal capital of the state of Palestine, we re-confirm that Al-Quds is a red line which cannot be crossed.
2.    Re-emphasize that the city of Al-Quds is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territories as stated in Security Council Resolutions No. 242 of 1967 and 338 of 1973, to which the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949 is applicable, as provided in several UN Security Council Resolutions. Strongly condemn the authorities of occupation for the repeated violations of sanctities in the city of Al-Quds by building the separation wall and settlements as well as continuation of excavation works under the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque which will lead to undermine the supporting pillars. Also denounces the illegal measures and practices of the Zionist Entity (Israel) which runs counter to international resolutions and laws carried out by the occupations authorities in the city of Al-Quds, aimed at the Judaization of the Holy city and the obliteration of its Arab and Islamic landmarks.
3.    Strongly rejects the plan by the Zionist Entity (Israel) to declare the occupied City of Al Quds as the Capital of the Zionist entity (Israel) and the Jewish People. This declaration is considered a direct aggression on the Palestinian people and their inalienable rights. Categorically reject all the Zionist Israeli discourses mentioning “The Greater Al-Quds along with any other statements concerning the solution of Al-Quds issue on the basis of placing it under international mandate.
4.    Stress the importance of following up and implementing the international resolutions on the Palestinian cause, especially those concerning ensuring the political and civil rights of the Palestinian people, which will enable them to establish their independent state with Al-Quds as its capital.
5.    Welcome the achievement of the Palestinian national unity, and consider it as the cornerstone for renewal of the Palestinian drive aimed at realizing its sublime aims of the total liberation of the Palestinian soil and the establishment of the independent Palestinian state with Al-Quds as its capital.
6.    Stress our strong backing to the efforts of the State of Palestine to rally international support for guaranteeing the inalienable Palestinian rights, in the forefront of which their right to self-determination and the establishment of their independent state with Al-Quds as its capital. Renew, in this respect, our appeal to the Security Council to consider with an approving eye the request submitted by the State of Palestine to gain the full membership of the United Nations.
7.    Call for convening an international conference as soon as possible to address the question of the Zionist Israeli occupation and find a fair solution to the Palestinian Cause leading to the establishment of the independent Palestinian State, with al-Quds as its capital, according to the June 4, 1967 borders, and within a specified time frame.
8.    Urge the States that have not yet recognized the State of Palestine, especially European States, to follow the example of Sweden and the Vatican, and to assume their historical responsibility toward the Palestinian people in their right to establish an independent and sovereign Palestinian State; Call on the UN Security Council to approve the granting to the State of Palestine of the full membership of the United Nations; and Urge Western Parliaments that have not yet recognized the State of Palestine to follow the example of other Parliaments that have already taken such a step.
9.    Emphasize our categorical rejection of “the Jewishness of the Zionist Israeli state”, and strongly support the stance of the Palestinian people and leaders of rejecting the Jewishness of the Hebrew state. Stress that resisting occupation is an inherent right of the Palestinian people.
10.    Call for lifting the blockade imposed on the Palestinian people, especially on Gaza Strip; Call also for supporting the steadfastness of the Maghdessi citizens and for serious action to ensure release of the administrative detainees and prisoners; and Condemn the Zionist Israeli criminal practices of torturing, isolating and humiliating them; and Demand their immediate release.
11.    Condemn the continuous crimes perpetrated by the Zionist Israeli occupation authorities in Palestine, especially in Gaza Strip, which resulted in victimizing thousands of innocent martyrs and wounded people, in blatant violation of Palestinian human rights. Demand the prosecution of the Zionist Israeli officials for the war crimes which they have committed in Gaza Strip and the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories. Denounce the continuing policies of isolating and blockading the Palestinian people and the Zionist Israeli repressive measures such as murder, demolition of houses, bulldozing lands, establishing settlements and erecting the racist separation wall. Call for wide actions for ending the blockade. Request to expedite action in order to finalize the operations of rehabilitating the Strip and eliminating the effects of the barbaric Zionist Israeli aggression from its landmarks.
12.    Condemn in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks perpetrated by armed Zionist Israeli settlers against Palestinian citizens and their properties and places of worship, and their recurrent incursions into the blessed al-Aqsa Mosque which have increased and become more systematic, under the eyes and protection of the occupation authorities.
13.    Confirm our strong condemnation of the coercive detentions, including administrative detentions which are carried out by the authorities of the Zionist Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people including a number of deputies of the legislative Council. Request the international community to act seriously in order to force the Zionist entity (Israel) to release those remaining under detention. Request also the IPU to freeze the membership of Zionist entity (Israel) until the release of the detained Palestinian deputies.   
14.    Call for providing international protection to the armless Palestinian people against the racist and barbaric and attacks by gangs of Zionist settlers backed by the occupation authorities.
15.    Support the accession of the State of Palestine to all international agreements and organizations, including the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice, which would hold the Zionist entity (Israel) accountable for its crimes, and provide protection to the Palestinian people and to their land and their private and public properties; and Denounce all punitive measures taken by the Zionist Entity (Israel) and by any other state, as a result of having taken such a legitimate step.
16.    Strongly condemn the Zionist Entity’s (Israel’s) refusal to allow UNESCO’s technical mission to investigate attacks on Holy places in the old Al-Quds, denounce Zionist Israeli attempts aimed at usurping and Judaizing the Palestinian heritage as well as falsifying the history of Palestine, and the inclusion of the Holy Ibrahim Mosque in the city of Al Khalil (Hebron) and Bilal Ibn Rabah Mosque in Bethlehem and the villages of Bettir and Lefta in the list of its heritage. Call, in this regard, UNESCO to implement the resolutions adopted by its Executive Council (186th session) concerning Palestinian historic and cultural sites; in order to prevent the Zionist entity (Israel) from destroying the Palestinian heritage, and warn that the Zionist Israeli attempts to legalize its null procedures in the occupied territories may lead to the explosion of the situation in the region and rekindle religious conflict in the area for which Zionist entity (Israel) should be fully responsible. Calls on the international community to curb the Zionist Entity (Israel) and to compel it to halt its serious aggressions and disregard of peace and security in the region.
17.    Request the managers of the funds created for Al-Quds to operationalize them in support of the steadfastness of Al-Quds people and settling them in their city. Also appeal to the Arab and Muslim Ummah, peoples and governments for further solidarity to confront the Zionist Israeli arrogance and the occupation authorities’ express disesteem of the historical, cultural, and religious rights of the Palestinian people. Also call for the execution of the projects that enhance the steadfastness of the Holy city, its people and institutions. Also call for supporting all the initiatives and the good works which are carried out by various bodies, including in particular the OIC Al-Quds Committee, and its financial and field arm “Bayt Mal Al-Quds Agency”.
18.    Call on all UN member states to refrain from any form of cooperation and coordination with the Zionist Israeli occupation authorities as regards al-Quds city, including the signing of agreements that would have an impact on the political and legal status of the Holy City.

19.    Praise the steadfastness of the Syrian and the Lebanese citizens, and commend their holding onto their land and identity as well as their resistance to the Zionist Israeli occupation. Strongly condemn Zionist Israeli decision to impose its laws and administration on the occupied Syrian Golan and its non-abidance by international resolutions, especially the UN Security Council Resolution No. 497 of 1981. Emphasize the nullity and illegality of the Zionist Israeli decisions thereon. Also Condemn Zionist Israeli threats against Lebanon and the Zionist Israeli provocative military maneuvers on the borders of Lebanon, as well as the repeated air and sea violations. Demand putting an end to the Zionist Israeli occupation of Shebaa Farms and Kafarshouba Hills and the Lebanese section of Al-Gajar village, considered as contradictory to the UN Security Council Resolution No. 1701.
20.    Strongly condemn the Zionist Entity (Israel) for its persistence in changing the legal nature of the occupied Syrian Golan and its demographic setup and institutional structure, and for its policies and practices as represented especially in usurping lands and water resources, building and expanding settlements and transferring settlers to these areas. Strongly condemn the repeated Zionist Israeli aggressive violations of the Syrian air space and aggression on Syrian sovereignty through attacking some positions inside Syrian territories, which constitutes a flagrant violation of the international law and the UN Charter, and endangers regional stability as well as international peace and security, and hold the Zionist Entity (Israel) fully responsible for these flagrant violations.
21.    Emphasize the right of Lebanon to its oil and gas resources, maritime territory and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as per the maps which were deposited by the Lebanese government with the UN General Secretariat; and support Lebanon’s rejection of the geographical coordinates which Zionist entity (Israel) has deposited at the United Nations concerning the northern part of the territorial waters and the EEZ which the Zionist Entity (Israel) claims that they belong to it.

22.    Condemn in the strongest terms the defamation of Prophet Mohammed, the Last of all Messengers (PBUH), and declare that his sanctity is for 1.5 billion people  a red line which cannot be crossed; Condemn also the expressions of blasphemy used especially in the West under the guise of freedom of expression and the press, Call on all political groups and leaders to act in a responsible manner and to consider that all denigrating acts and messages against the sacred values of all people and societies are hate crimes, consistent with the universal principle that requires the limitation of the freedom of one with the right of the other.
23.    Call on all states to prohibit incitement to religious discrimination, hostility and abuse of Islam, through taking administrative and legal measures that ban such abuses and make them legally punishable.
24.    Call on the United Nations to adopt an international legal instrument criminalizing abuse of divine religions and slandering Messengers and Prophets, in order to ensure peaceful coexistence of different views. Recommend to the OIC Member States to continue their endeavor at the UN for the purpose of achieving this aim.
25.    Call for implementing the Strategy to Combat Islamophobia adopted by the 11th Islamic Summit, and for the necessity to accelerate the pace of implementing the resolution related to the establishment of an “international legally-binding instrument to prevent intolerance, discrimination, impartiality and hatred on the basis of religion”.
26.    Welcome the resolution of the UN General Assembly No. 161/66 adopted on 18 December 2014, as it constitutes an international contribution to combating racism, xenophobia and intolerance.
27.    Take note of Resolution No. 18/16 adopted by the 16th session of the UN Human Rights Council, on “Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence and violence against, persons based on religion or belief”; and Support the Istanbul Process that aim at guaranteeing the implementation of this resolution, and that has so far proved its success in crystallizing a common understanding to fight religion-based intolerance.
28.    Stress the responsibility of Parliamentarians as regards the express condemnation of xenophobia, intolerance and discrimination from whatever source.

29.    Emphasize the responsibility of all states as regards refraining from using or threatening to use violence and violent extremism against the territorial integrity of other states or their political independence. Encourage Member Parliaments to pay more attention to combating terrorism and violent extremism with all means, including addressing the root causes as well as enhancing moderation, tolerance, and dialogue.
30.    Strongly denounce all terrorist actions, means and practices, in all forms and manifestations, including state terrorism, considered as inexcusable criminal actions wherever they are committed and whoever committed them; and Urge to dry up the sources of terrorism and to prevent its financing.
31.    Request religious scholars, political leaders, thinkers and intellectuals in the Islamic world to unify their ranks in combating extremism in all its forms and manifestations, considering it as a way towards schism and an excuse for violence.
32.    Emphasize the inevitability of separating between terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and the right of states and peoples to resistance and armed struggle against foreign occupiers and colonizers in order to liberate their homelands and recover their legitimate rights guaranteed by the UN charter and all international agreements and conventions, considered as an inherent right of peoples under occupation. Recommend to the OIC to set up a legal committee to be tasked with reviewing the concept of terrorism and defining the controls which distinguish terrorist actions from other actions, so that the views of the committee shall be a reference in this field.
33.    Strongly condemn terrorist actions which have targeted researchers, scientists, and university lecturers as well as vital installations in a number of Islamic countries.
34.    Condemn in the strongest terms all acts of terrorism and violence perpetrated by DAESH, BOKO HARAM and the other terrorist groups. We also condemn its ideology of violence and violent extremism, and emphasize that what DEASH is doing cannot, and must not, be linked to any religion, nationality or civilization; Call for supporting the countries targeted by the terrorism of DAESH and all terrorist organizations in the face of this scourge.
35.    Denounce in the strongest terms all terrorist acts perpetrated in a number of Islamic countries, which left many victims, including martyrs and injured people, and caused serious damage to properties; and Express our full solidarity with the families of victims and the injured.
36.    Express our satisfaction with the efforts exerted by Lake Chad Basin countries, especially Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Benin, to fight the Boko Haram group, and encourage them to continue their cooperation till the complete eradication of terrorist acts in this region.
37.    Adopt the Charter of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States on Combating Terrorism and Extremism, and Call on the governments of PUIC Member Parliaments to implement the provisions of this charter, and take the necessary measures to that end.

38.    Strongly reject the principle of imposing any kind of sanctions on any people, especially Islamic peoples, whether unilateral or multilateral, on any Islamic state. Express our strong support for these states and condemn the continuation of these sanctions due to their negative impacts on the social and humanitarian activities of the peoples of these states as well as their socioeconomic development.
39.    Praise the conclusions of the international symposium on the “Negative Impacts of the Economic and Financial Sanctions on the Enjoyment of Peoples of Targeted Countries of Their Total Human Rights”, held in Tehran, on 15-16 December, 2014 by the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission, and urges those concerned to put into effect the recommendations of this symposium.
40.    Welcome the Council of Human Rights resolution providing for appointment of an international Rapporteur concerning unilateral sanctions, and calls on the Islamic States to cooperate with him in carrying out his mission aimed at exposing the negative effects of such sanctions on citizens.

41.    Emphasize the right of all countries to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, including their policies concerning nuclear fuel cycle, in accordance with the NPT.
42.    Express our utmost rejection of the continuous growth of the Zionist Israeli nuclear capabilities and threats and confirm the necessity of compelling the Zionist Entity (Israel) to open its nuclear facilities and programs to monitoring and inspection in accordance with the rules of the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as the necessity of the Zionist Israeli accession to the NPT and vacating the Middle East region from weapons of mass destruction, as this constitutes a basis for security and stability in the Middle-East and enables avoidance of double standards in international interaction. Call for further cooperation and coordination among the states of the member parliaments in international conferences which are held to review this matter.
43.    Welcome the conclusion of the nuclear accord between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the 5+1 Group which has come into effect as of 16th January, 2016. Express our belief that this accord has proved that negotiations are the easiest and the least costly way to resolve international differences. Affirm anew the right of Iran and all Member States to the peaceful use of nuclear technology in the framework of the NPT.

44.    Declare its support to Iraq in its war against terrorism.
45.    Stress the importance of national reconciliation in Iraq
46.    Condemn and criminalize all terrorist acts perpetrated by DAESH and other illegal armed groups against the Iraqi people such as murder, enslavement, dispersion, destruction of heritage sites and demolition of the tombs of holy men and virtuous people.
47.    Stress our standing by the side of Iraq in addressing the problems of refugees and displaced persons, and act to restore stability and re-construction to the regions which have been destroyed by terrorism aimed at returning the citizens.
48.    Praise the victories achieved by Iraq in its war against the terrorist groups.

49.    Emphasize our support to the Sudan in facing all foreign threats and express solidarity with it in defending its sovereignty, security and stability. Highly appreciate the good efforts exerted regionally and internationally in order to establish peace in Darfur, and invite the international community to fulfill all its declared commitments to realize sustainable peace and development in the Sudan.
50.    Request the Islamic states to increase their development, financial and technical assistance to address the economic problems in the Sudan.
51.    Emphasize our rejection of the decision of the International Criminal Court on 4th of March 2009, containing an arrest warrant against H.E. the President of the Republic of the Sudan Mr. Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, and call for the absolute and unconditional revocation of this decision considered as a flagrant violation of the international law and a blatant breach of the national sovereignty of the Republic of the Sudan.
52.    Welcome the cooperation agreement which has been signed in Addis Ababa between the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan, as well as the efforts of the Republic of Sudan to establish peaceful and integrated strategic relations with the Republic of South Sudan, and to solve outstanding issues between them by way of dialogue according to conventions and agreements signed between them and the requirement of joint interest for both of them.
53.    Commend the efforts exerted by the Sudan in the field of combating terrorism and addressing the phenomenon of excessiveness and extremism. Demand lifting the name of the Sudan from the American list on the States sponsoring terrorism.
54.    Appreciate the positive political developments in the Sudan, and support the efforts of peace building and national dialogue called for by the President of the Republic which was answered by most political forces. Call on the other political forces and armed movements which have not done so, to join the ongoing process of national dialogue in the Sudan.

55.    Emphasize our principled position calling for the necessity to preserve the unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syrian in accordance with the principles of the UN Charter
56.    Welcome the efforts of the United Nations and the international group for the support of Syria, and all diplomatic efforts to achieve a political solution to the Syrian crisis in accordance with the UN Security Council resolution No. 2253 and 2254 adopted on 17 and 18 December 2015 with the aim of implementing the Political track for putting an end to the conflict in Syria.
57.    Appeal to the OIC Member States and all members of the international community, including all donors, to fulfill their previous pledges and continue to provide much needed support to the United Nations, its specialized agencies and other humanitarian actors to provide humanitarian assistance to the millions of Syrians displaced both internally and in host countries;
58.    Denounce strongly all terrorist acts perpetrated by terrorist groups such as DAESH and others; and Call for strongly and firmly standing against these groups which constitute a danger that threatens all at the regional and international levels.
59.    Commend the significant efforts that have been made by neighboring countries to Syria and the other countries in the region to shelter Syrian refugees. Warn against the increasing, political, socioeconomic and financial impact of the presence of a large-scale movement of people into neighboring countries, notably in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.

60.    Stress commitment to act to restore the unity, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of Somalia and restoration of security therein. Reject strongly any foreign intervention in Somalia outside legitimate frameworks.
61.    Commend the efforts of H.E. President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud to extend state control to most regions of Somalia and establish the Federal State according to the “Vision of 2016”; Call for supporting the Somali government, headed by H.E. Prime Minister Omar Abdul Rasheed Ali Sharmarki, and invites the international community to engage with it based on the principle of equality and mutual respect among States, without going through international and regional bodies and organizations.
62.    Welcomes the improvement of security in Somalia, and calls on the international community to honour its promises concerning restoration of security and stability in Somali, reconstruction of war-devastated area, training national calibers, modernizing government departments, and reactivating the judicial bodies whose main function is to enforce law and order in all parts of the Republic of Somalia.

63.    Stress our position in support of preserving the sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity of the Republic of Mali. Congratulate the government of Mali on the peace-promotion measures taken, especially the signing of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord on 15 May 2015 in Bamako, which was the crowing step of the negotiations held in Algiers during the period from 16 July 2014 till 1st March 2015. This will offer the opportunity to establish peace and security and national reconciliation.
64.    Strongly praise the efforts of Algeria and the entire international mediation team as well as the countries which contributed to the success of the peace process which led to the signing of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord.
65.    Call on all OIC Member States to extend urgent financial support and assistance to help Mali, with the aim of enhancing peace, security and stability and achieving comprehensive development.

66.    Call upon the states of PUIC Member Parliaments to support effective solidarity with the Turkish Cypriot State and maintain close links with it, aiming to help it overcome the inhuman isolation imposed on it and consolidate and strengthen their relations with the Turkish Cypriot State in all fields and reiterate necessity of implementing previous OIC resolutions on the issue of Cyprus as well as the PUIC resolutions.
67.    Welcome the willingness shown by the Turkish Cypriot side and Turkey for a political and lasting settlement inconformity with the efforts of the UN Secretary General.

68.    Confirm the PUIC commitment towards Muslim communities and minorities living in non-OIC Member States and call for action to solve their problems in such a way as to ensure their enjoyment of their fundamental rights, such as exercising political, religious and ritual freedoms, and the protection of Holy places and historic sites.
69.    Call on Greece to respect the rights of the Turkish Muslim minority in Western Thrace and Dodecanese. Request Greece to take the necessary measures to preserve Mosques, places of worship, and Muslim cemeteries.
70.    Urge our governments to pay attention to the minority in the Crimea, especially Muslim Tartars, and to follow up closely their conditions in order to ensure the enjoyment of their human rights.
71.    Reaffirm our support to the Peace Agreement signed between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front on 2 September 1996; Call for the speedy and complete implementation of the provisions of this agreement; Urge the States of Member Parliaments as well as charitable institutions in the Islamic World to increase their humanitarian assistance for Muslims in Southern Philippines in order to accelerate economic and social development;   
Welcome the Framework Agreement concluded between the Government of the Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front on 15 October 2012; and Express the hope that this agreement will be implemented in good faith;
72.    Condemn the ongoing systematic brutal acts perpetrated against the Rohingya Muslim Community in Myanmar which constitute a serious and blatant violation of international law and international laws and conventions relating to human rights; Particularly denounce the involvement of security forces and Buddhist militias in these acts of killings and forced displacement of citizens and burning of their houses and places of worship; call on the government of Myanmar to honor its obligations according to International Law and Human Rights covenants, and to take all measures to immediately halt acts of dispersion and discriminatory practices against Rohingya Muslims, as well as the continuous attempts to obliterate their Islamic culture and identity; Call upon the governments of PUIC Member Parliaments to continue their efforts together with those of the international community and the UN in order to ensure the return of all Myanmar’s refugees who have been deported from Rakhin State (Arakan).
73.    Request the UN Security Council to conduct an investigation and a fact-finding mission on the killings, violation of freedoms, and the displacement of the Muslim minority in Myanmar; and to initiate a criminal case at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

FOURTEENTH: JAMMU AND KASHMIR                            
74.    Call for finding a peaceful solution to the Jammu and Kashmir issue in line with the UN relevant resolutions, consistent with what has been agreed upon in Simla; support the efforts exerted by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to achieve peace by different diplomatic means, including bilateral talks with India, taking into account the right of the people of Jammu and Kashmir to self-determination.
75.    Express our concern over the Indian occupation forces’ recurrent violation of the cease-fire along the Line of Control since early 2013; and appreciate Pakistan’s policy of self-restraint, responsibility and dialogue in favor of pervasive regional peace.

76.    Demand the strict implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions 822, 853, 874 and 884 and the unconditional, complete and immediate withdrawal of Armenian forces from all occupied Azerbaijan territories; and strongly urge Armenia to respect the sovereignty of the Republic of Azerbaijan and its territorial integrity.
77.    Condemn the brutal aggressions against Mosques and Islamic Holy places, resulting in considerable losses of Islamic antiquities, and cultural heritage in Azerbaijani territories; and condemn the horrifying genocide that took place in Azerbaijani city of Khujali in 1992, when, in few hours on the night of 25 – 26 February 1992, 613 civilians were killed including 106 women and 83 children.
78.    Reaffirm our complete solidarity and support for the efforts of the government and people of the Republic of Azerbaijan in defending their country; and urge for the provision of humanitarian assistance to Azerbaijani refugees and displaced persons who face dire living conditions, in preparation for their return to their homes from which they have been displaced.

79.    Demand extending assistance to the Libyan people and encouraging them to engage in an all-inclusive national dialogue that protects the sovereignty and unity of the state, together with helping to combat and prevent the spread of terrorism and extremism.
80.    Confirm our support to the legitimate demand of the Union of the COMOROS concerning the Comorian Island of Mayotte which is still under the control of French colonialism that imposes coercive measures on the Comorian citizens such as visa requirement which impedes the movement of citizens to the Island of Mayotte.

81.    Highly appreciate all efforts exerted to promote and encourage bilateral trade among OIC Member States.
82.    Call for encouraging joining funding and insurance institutions in the OIC, such as the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, and the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit, aimed at benefiting from the services that these institutions provide to enhance trade.
83.    Strongly reject the principle of imposing sanctions, of whatever form –unilateral or multilateral– on States; express absolute solidarity with Islamic countries that are subject to such sanctions; and reaffirm that economic and financial measures should not be used as a means for political coercion, as this results in depriving the targeted people of exercising their natural right to achieving development.
84.    Reject the attempts made by some powers to give precedence of their national legislations over the rules of international law and impose them on other states which impinge on the sovereignty of targeted states and the interests of their peoples.
85.    Express our satisfaction at the constant increase in intra-OIC trade which reached 18.70% in 2013.
86.    Express our solidarity with the African peoples affected by natural disasters and desertification; and support all efforts exerted to confront such catastrophes and phenomena.
87.    Appeal to our governments to secure financial and technical support required to address desertification and climate change in Islamic countries, particularly in Africa and Asia, and call for considering the possibility of involving non-governmental civil society organizations working in the Islamic world in providing all forms of humanitarian aid, including addressing desertification and climate change to afflicted countries.
88.    Call on OIC Member States to exert further efforts to activate the Trade Preferential System (OIC-TPS) among OIC countries.
89.    Call on the governments of PUIC Member Parliaments to encourage their chambers of commerce to become members of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, so that they benefit from the various forms of support and guidance that the Islamic Chamber provides to its members.
90.    Express our concern about the negative impacts of the problem of external debt on Islamic countries which constitutes a burden on their economies and endangers their national sovereignty; call on the OIC and its economic and financial institutions to prepare an exhaustive study of this problem and its impacts on the economic progress of the Islamic countries, and call for approaching donor states and international financial institutions with a view to writing off those debts.
91.    Urge riparian States to inter-coordinate and cooperate on managing and benefiting from joint water resources and preventing restricting the flow of water from the source states, benefiting from it and ensuring the proper use of water in the framework of relevant international legal instruments.
92.    Call for stopping to depend on sea and ocean waters as dumping areas for nuclear waste by super powers or conducting nuclear experiments and explosions which negatively affect water as a source of life.
93.    Call for supporting the Republic of Chad in order to reactivate the Lake Chad Basin with the aim of resuscitating to this vital lake and prevent its demise and to help in ensuring the necessary funding for this purpose
94.    Call for cooperation and action to remove the strong causes and circumstances which have led to the excessive inflow of inhabitants to the Lake Chad Basin and to find practical ways to re-settle these people in their regions of origin.
95.    Welcome the proclamation of the sustainable development objectives adopted by the UN General Assembly in its 66th session, which urges OIC Member States to take the necessary measures to meet these objectives in achieving development and well-being for their peoples.

96.    Strongly condemn the screening of whatever is offensive to the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and religious symbols; denounce the support by a number of European states to this ignoble act, and demand the immediate cessation of such provocations and the preservation of Islamic sanctuaries all over the world.
97.    Call for preparing a project through consultation with the OIC Cultural organs as well as scholars and elites from various parts of the world to contribute to an effective and constructive dialogue between the Islamic and Western Civilizations, and project a true and positive image of the Islamic civilization; call on the Member Parliaments to enact the necessary legislations in this respect; and invite the IDB and the Islamic Solidarity Fund to support this project.
98.    Stress the importance of establishing national Islamic television channels broadcasting in foreign languages, in order to project the true image of Islam; and urge ISESCO to establish specialized satellite channels in this respect.
99.    Call on Non-Muslim states in which Muslims live to guarantee and safeguard their civil and religious rights, including their right to a just human treatment and to accessing halal food and drink in all places and on all occasions.  
100.    Express the need for adopting a priority common policy aimed at preventing the distortion of Islam’s image on the pretext of freedom of expression, particularly through mass media and the internet.
101.    Urge States to prosecute those responsible for stereotyping, prejudice, misleading of people through media and the internet -particularly with regard to members of Ethnic and religious minorities- impartially and warn any person comm?tt?ng such acts.
102.    Call for not using the sectarian and doctrinal card to sow dissension among the constituents of peoples and incite to dissent, particularly on sectarian grounds; and affirm that the killing of innocent people and the perpetration of suicide bombings are abhorrent terrorist acts which cannot be attributed to Islam and whose perpetrators and instigators cannot be affiliated thereto.

103.    Strongly reject and condemn politicization, selectivity and discrimination in dealing with issues related to human rights at the regional and international levels, and reject attempts to exploit the issue of human rights to throw doubts on to the  principles and fundamentals of the Islamic shari'a and interfere in the internal affairs of Islamic States.
104.    Condemn the barbaric Zionist aggression against Palestine and express support with the Palestinian detainees in the Zionist Israeli occupation jails, including members of the Palestinian National Council, which constitutes a blatant violation of human rights; and calls for Zionist Israeli settlers to be brought to justice.
105.    Strongly condemn violence committed by armed gangs against women and children in Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon and Iraq and in other areas of conflict, in the name of Islam; and call upon the international community to intervene to put an end the horrible atrocities before it is too late.
106.    Strongly condemn also the violations of human rights perpetrated by DEASH terrorist group by humiliating women and selling them in the slave market, torturing its opponents and killing them in Iraq and Syria; and emphasize that such acts do not relate to Islam or to its teachings or tolerant ethics.
107.    Strongly reject the repeated and widespread association of Islam and Moslems with terrorism and violation of human rights, which has led to the intensification of Islamophobia as well as the increase of prejudice and discrimination against Moslems in all parts of the world.
108.    Urge the States of PUIC Member Parliaments to cooperate and coordinate between their representatives in international and regional for a concerned with human rights issues, with the aim of highlighting and projecting the Islamic values related to human rights, and standing against attempts to politicize and discriminate in dealing with these issues, and imposed the hegemony of the single model.
109.    Urge Islamic organizations to cooperate with international and regional organizations to ensure human rights of Muslim minorities living in some non-OIC countries.
110.    Call on the mass media in the States of PUIC Member Parliaments and outside those States to maintain preciseness and accuracy in covering political events and to refrain from adding a sectarian nature thereto; and Call for vigilance in their quest for sensational reporting the causes of conflicts in order to avoid widening the scope of disputes and conflicts threatening regional and international peace and security.
111.    Urge PUIC Member Parliaments to promote gender mainstreaming as a key strategy and women empowerment, and enhance their participation as a genuine partner in achieving inclusive sustainable development, in addition to the development of the intellectual character of women, providing means for disseminating their intellectual production and developing media performance in addressing women-related issues.
112.    Call upon PUIC Member Parliaments to ensure the protection of the rights ofwomen and children, liminate all forms of violence and discrimination against women and children through the adoption of laws and legislations, raise women’s awareness of their legitimate and legal rights, and prevent all forms of women exploitation and slavery.
113.    Request countries of the PUIC Member Parliaments to support poverty-eradication measures by ensuring women’s equal access to full employment and decent work, inter alia, through the consideration of measures to remove structural and legal barriers, and to provide women with opportunities for economic empowerment to be self-sufficient.
114.    Call upon PUIC Member Parliaments to ensure allocation of an adequate budget to implement the strategy and policy aimed at achieving gender equality and women empowerment in all aspects of development.
115.    Call for supporting Palestinian women, especially Maghdesi women who are holding fast in Al-Quds, and are suffering oppression and persecution by settlers who seek to uproot people from their land and tamper with their holy places.
116.    Call for establishing human rights and media mechanisms and institutions combating all manifestations of violence against women, and provide legal support for affected women.
117.    Call on the states of the Islamic World to create mechanisms and enact laws that prevent the exploitation of women and abuse of their dignity
118.    Request States of PUIC Member Parliaments to enable women’s external communication through their participation in international and regional conferences to share experiences.
119.    Call on the Member Parliaments and their governments to ensure participation of the youth in their political agenda and boost efforts aimed at ensuring adequate representation and participation of the youth in decision making.
120.    Call on PUIC Parliaments and their governments to address the phenomenon of youth unemployment by developing executive programs and taking measures for capacity-building and executing employment projects for the youth.
121.    Call on also the PUIC Member Parliaments to urge their respective governments to act, with the assistance of the International community and civil society organizations, to improve the conditions of children, especially those living in difficult conditions such as Syrian and Iraqi refugees living under occupation, violent conflicts, and natural disasters, and in famine-hit areas in Eastern Africa and the African Sahel region, as well as the victims of the conflict in the Central African Republic.
122.    Urge the States of PUIC Member Parliaments to sign and ratify the OIC Convention on the Rights of the Child in Islam, the UN Declaration on the Rights of Children and the attached optional protocols, and to develop necessary mechanisms to activate these conventions to guide UN committees in dealing with Muslim children.
123.    Call for including family education as a sound approach to motherhood, which is both a religious duty and a social function, for recognizing that children upbringing is a responsibility shared by both parents, and for preventing any attempts to separate the child from the family.
124.    Urge PUIC Member Parliaments to extend assistance in the field of health to needy states, especially in West Africa and the Palestinian occupied territories and in refugee camps, including health clinics and centers, hospitals, and health teams, equipment and medicines.
125.    Call for establishing an Islamic Health Center for research in endemic and fast-spreading diseases such as Ebola, AIDS, Malaria, etc. The Center shall carry out research and studies on these diseases and devise ways to limit their spreading and eradicate them.
126.    Requested the government of the august Member Parliaments, especially the rich ones to cooperate in extending material and in kind support for establishing the Islamic Health Centre and funding it in such a way as to include manufacturing vaccines and medicines, as well as hosting its headquarters.
127.    Welcome the offer of the National Assembly of the Republic of Sudan to host the Islamic Health Center, and request the august council to prepare a comprehensive study on the establishment of the Center and submit to the Committee in its next meeting, in order to present it to the 12th PUIC Conference.
128.    Stress approval and implementation of the Document of Muslim Women adopted during the previous session of the Conference, and establishing mechanisms for its implementation;
129.    Set up a high coordination committee for the Union of Muslim Women Parliamentarians, to be in charge of following up the implementation and materialization of the Conference resolutions, through establishing a database of Muslim Women Parliamentarians;
130.    Urge the dissemination of the culture of moderate Islam through forums and symposiums  to be held by the Conference of Muslim Women Parliamentarians;
131.    Recommend PUIC Members Parliaments the necessity of teaching a special course on human rights and democratic principles in light of the Islamic Shari’a.
132.    Affirm the need to, where appropriate, amend  national laws, systems and legislations to achieve democracy and protect human rights and freedom of opinion and expression in accordance with the provisions of the Islamic shari’a.
133.    Call for enacting national laws condemning Takfir fatwas and justifying the killing of others under Islamic pretexts. Condemns attempts to exploit the name of Islam to practice violence, terrorism and inciting sectarian schism among Muslims. Calls for intensifying cooperation and coordination among Islamic States in order to combat this phenomenon.
134.    Call upon PUIC Member Parliaments to approach their respective governments to ensure allocation of sufficient budget to implement strategy and policy for achieving gender equality and balance and women empowerment in all development aspects.
135.    Call for establishing human rights and media mechanisms and institutions combating all manifestations of violence against women, and providing legal support for the affected women.
136.    Call on the States of PUIC Member Parliaments to promote accountability regarding mass media authorities in case of not practicing commercial sexual exploitation.
137.    Urge the States of the PUIC Member Parliaments to pay attention to education for all and establish research centers devoted to the issues of Muslim youth in order to prepare them to confront the negative impacts of globalization, and in such a way as to preserve their Islamic identity.
138.    Take note of the consultative meeting of the Association of Secretaries General of the PUIC Member Parliaments; and urge for continuing action in cooperation with the presidency of the PUIC to complete the organizational procedures and prepare the statutes of the association and submit it to the 12th PUIC conference to be adopted and to announce the establishment of this association.

139.    Extends sincere thanks and appreciation to the leadership, people and officials of the Republic of Iraq, especially the Council of Representatives for its remarkable hospitality and generosity which contributed to the success of the 11th Session of the PUIC Conference. The Conference highly appreciates all efforts exerted to attain the desired objectives, and expresses to the leadership, Government and people of the Republic of Iraq and to the Council of Representatives, its best wishes for progress and prosperity.

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