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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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Essential interventions, commodities and guidelines for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health

  Three-year study identifies key interventions to reduce maternal, newborn and child deaths The study reviewed more than 50,000 scientific papers to determine the proven effectiveness of interventions and impact on survival, identifying 56 essential interventions that when implemented in … Continue reading

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Statement for the 75th Birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV by the Hon. Jim Karygiannis, M.P.

Statement for the 75th Birthday of His Highness Aga Khan IV by the Hon. Jim Karygiannis, M.P. for Scarborough-Agincourt and Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism. It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to His Highness Shah Karim … Continue reading

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An Article: His Highess Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

One of the dignitaries attending the inauguration of President Almazbek Atanbaev was His Highess Prince Karim, Aga Khan IV.  He’s actually quite an important person here in Kyrgyzstan, but my guess is that if you asked the average man in … Continue reading

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Afghanistan celebrates 75th birthday of H.H Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

  Monday, December 13, 2011 – Ismailis in Afghanistan on the occasion of 75th birth day of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, the 49th Imam (spiritual leader) organized gatherings in Afghanistan. The Aga Khan council for Afghanistan organized the event … Continue reading

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Karim Aga Khan IV and his life’s work – A Documentary Video

The European media carry a convenient, ready-made world of the Aga Khan. The real person of the Aga Khan, however, fits into a single pattern: born in Switzerland, western educated, trained at Harvard, traveled widely in the Islamic and European culture … Continue reading

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Much ado about nothing

A decade after the first international conference on Afghanistan at Bonn, Germany is hosting a follow-up conference on Monday, widely known as Bonn II. The first Bonn Conference prepared a framework for the newly established Afghan administration and picked Hamid … Continue reading

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Speak now or there will never be Peace

A Clear Perception of the Editor/Reporter Mahnoor Sherazee. In Pakistan it takes a great deal of commitment and training to not have a black or white opinion on any given issue on any given day.Some call me naive but I … Continue reading

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A Catalyst for New Music – Asia ReMix

What do nineteen musicians hailing from eight countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Eurasia have in common? That was the question that participants in Remix Asia strove to answer during an intensive, fortnight-long workshop and concert tour … Continue reading

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Building Disaster-Resilient Communities in Afghanistan

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Afghanistan is currently implementing a Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA). The CBDRR project seeks to increase awareness and disaster-resilience … Continue reading

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AKDN’s Post-Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction Efforts in Kashmir

The South Asian earthquake of October 2005 devastated large parts of Kashmir on both sides of the Line of Control (LOC) as well as significant parts of the North West Frontier province in Pakistan. The death toll in Pakistan was … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Development Network at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a major sponsor of the Governors’ Global Climate Summit, being held 30 September 30 – 2 October 2009 in Los Angeles. The objectives of the conference are to “deepen and broaden cooperative efforts by … Continue reading

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Learning Is an SMS Away: Mobile Phones in Education

Penina Onyango, Head Teacher at Kawino Secondary School in Kisumu, Kenya, no longer awaits the arrival of Brown Onguko – her course facilitator at AKU’s Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU-IED, EA) – from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to … Continue reading

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Osh mayor’s office and Aga Khan Development Network intend to cooperate more closely

KABAR, July 8. Osh mayor’s office and Aga Khan Development Network intends to cooperate more closely. The city’s mayor Melisbek Myrzakmatov expressed his intention during a meeting with representatives of the AKDN. “Your support is very important for us. We … Continue reading

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UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education Teaches Critical Skills for Central Asia Economies

In June, students at the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE), Central Asia’s first provider of formal, university-based, non-degree educational programmes, received certificates and awards for a number of disciplines, including accounting, mountain guiding … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Relief to Development Projects

The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck South and South East Asia and East Africa on December 26, 2004 was a disaster on a global scale. Claiming close to 200,000 lives, the tsunami’s toll on the populations of coastal areas … Continue reading

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