Organisation of Islamic Cooperation- OIC
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is an international organization founded in 1969 consisting of 57 member states. The organisation states that it is “the collective voice of the Muslim world” and works to “safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony”.
Founded in Saudi Arabia, its HQ is in Saudi Arabia and largly funded by Saudi Arabia In 2008 Saudi Arabia contributed $30 million and the next contributor was Kwait at $3 million
It brought its collective view to influenece the United Nations and the EU.
Late 1990’s it lobbied on banning defamation against Islam. It established a 10 year action plan aimed at establishing criminal laws that would unish blasheming against Islam around the world.