Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, University College of Bahrain (UCB) delivered a presentation on Islamic Finance and Sustainable Development at the office of International Peace Institute (IPI) MENA region on December 13, 2016. The event was attended by Ambassadors of several countries such as Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Malaysia and Libya. Businessmen and academicians from all over Bahrain were also present at the event. Dr. Hidayat said Islamic finance principles and practices are very much in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as framed by the United Nations. If it is implemented properly it will help countries around the world to achieve the SDGs by 2030.