Category Archives: Aga Khan Development

Aga Khan museum being built near Don Mills and Eglinton in Toronto

Ten things Toronto can look forward to in 2013 One year ends, a new one arrives, and with it hopes for something better. However irrational, that is the expectation for 2013 — that things will improve for Toronto. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Prince Hussain Aga Khan on visit to Tajikistan

Prince Hussain Aga Khan, son of His Highness Aga Khan IV, arrived in Dushanbe on Monday, CA-News was told in the Aga Khan Development Network. During three-day visit Prince Hussain will familiarize himself with the progress of the current and … Continue reading

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H.H The Aga Khan IV Inaugurated Dushanbe Serena Hotel

His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), inaugurated the Dushanbe Serena Hotel.

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Restored Citadel is Symbol of Hope in Afghanistan

In the 1970s, tourists traveled to western Afghanistan to climb on the ruins of an ancient citadel, a fortress resembling a sandcastle that has stood overlooking the city of Herat for thousands of years. The citadel was crumbling then, but … Continue reading

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Burnaby mayor excited as Aga Khan Park gift progresses

Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said the city is very excited they were chosen by the Aga Khan Foundation to receive a gift of a nearly 14-acre community park in central Burnaby, when typically Vancouver is chosen for substantial financial gifts … Continue reading

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The AKDN Efforts: Involving Rural People in Development of Tajikistan

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Aga Khan Development Network and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Team up to Improve Access to Quality Education in the Developing World

The Aga Khan Development Network Foundation (AKDN Foundation) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) agreed today to intensify joint efforts to broaden access to quality education for students across the developing world and provide richer and more global perspectives to those … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Development Network – Update

AKTC Receives UNESCO Award of Distinction for Community-based Restoration in Pakistan Skardu, Pakistan, 7 October 2010 – The Gulabpur Khanqah in Shigar valley, Skardu, Baltistan, was recently awarded the 2010 Asia-Pacific Award of Distinction in Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. For nine consecutive … Continue reading

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University of Central Asia’s Kyrgyz Campus Completes Critical New Infrastructure

Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic, 1 September 2010 – A new three-kilometer diversion of the Naryn State Road constructed by the University of Central Asia (UCA) — one of several infrastructure projects completed by UCA that are essential for full-scale construction to … Continue reading

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The Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) and AKDN Sign Protocol of Co-operation

The Executive Secretary of the CPLP, Mr Domingos Simões Pereira, and the AKDN Representative for Portugal and Mozambique, Mr Nazim Ahmad, signed today a Protocol of Co-operation during the Eighth Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community … Continue reading

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CPLP: Foundation Aga Khan Development signs a protocol of cooperation with countries lusófionos

Luanda, 21 Jul (Lusa) – The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) and the Foundation Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) today signed a cooperation protocol which aims to improve the quality of life for people living in vulnerable contexts in … Continue reading

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Otri reviews cooperation with Aga Khan Development Network

Prime Minister Mohammed Naji Otri on Thursday reviewed with prince Amin Aga Khan cooperation relations between Syria and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and spheres of bolstering them in cultural, social and health fields. Talks also dealt with the … Continue reading

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AFD Internal Seminar “Mobility and Urban Development”

An AFD internal Seminar was held in Cairo on 5 and 6 May on “Mobility and Urban Development” for the entire Mediterranean and Middle East Department of AFD Paris and for the Managers of AFD offices in this region.    … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Foundation Benefit

Aga Khan Foundation Benefit The Aga Khan Foundation, the non-profit organization focused on battling hunger, poverty, disease, illiteracy, and all other social dilemmas primarily in Asia and Africa, welcomed an exclusive list of guests to join them at the Payne … Continue reading

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Campus Media new schools founded in Nairobi in early 2011

The Aga Khan Development Network has a new faculty at Aga Khan University School of Media and Communications launched into life. To the new Faculty of Arts and Sciences to be associated, the school plans for new media was supported … Continue reading

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Hunza’s water bomb: The Efforts of FOCUS Pakistan

THERE is no good time for disasters but this is a particularly bad time. Pakistan’s biggest-ever river-water blockage created by the Jan 4 landslide on the Hunza river — a tributary of the Indus which is the lifeline of the … Continue reading

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A Microcredit Program by The Aga Khan Development Network at Cabo Delgado

OS practitioners of small businesses in the province of Cabo Delgado will run from November, a microcredit program to be financed by the Network Aga Khan Development. This will be carried out by “The First Microbanker Mozambique” to be installed … Continue reading

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