Islamic Research Institute of Social Sciences (IRISS) is an independent non-governmental educational institute which is dedicated to conduct policy-oriented Islamic research on social contemporary issues covering intellectual, moral and spiritual aspects of Islam to deal with immense challenges in this contemporary era and to promote and propagate true and real essence of Islam based on Mutual Love, Peace, Harmony and Service for Humanity. The institute provides an environment for research and dialogue on national and international issues in the light of Islamic teachings about all walks of life involving intellectuals, Muslims and scholars from other religions, opinion makers and learned personalities.
IRISS organizes dialogues, discussions, seminars and conferences between the different types of divided factions of the society to enable them to understand each other, to remove their misconceptions, doubts and fears of one another.
IRISS offers a key role in the advocacy of the important issues prevalent in the society. IRISS has many types of training programs, workshops, capacity-buildings programs to enable individuals, organizations and other important stake holders of the society to enhance and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment and other resources needed to do their jobs competently or to a greater capacity.