The Islamic Solidarity Games is a multinational, multi-sport event held by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF).
Their first event was held in 2005 in Saudi Arabia. The second event, originally scheduled to take place in October 2009 in Iran, was later re-scheduled for April 2010, but then cancelled. The third Games took place in 2013 in Indonesia. Azerbaijan was delighted when the eighth elective General Assembly of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF), based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, chose Baku to be the host city of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in 2017.
Unity - We work together as one team with one voice, overcoming boundaries that separate us and reinforcing the values that unite us.
Peace- We stand for harmony and peace by understanding and appreciating the differences between us.
Respect - We show respect and celebrate multi-culturalism, traditions, religions and heritages.
Excellence - We strive for excellence in everything we do.
Our motto is - Solidarity is our strength!