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FAO Director-General calls for action for mountains at Expo 2020 Dubai Co-curated by AKDN 2021-10-08

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Pakistan | the.Ismaili
Source: 
www.wam.ae

DUBAI, 8th October, 2021 (WAM) -- Urgent action is needed to prioritise mountain ecosystems in order to protect them from the current climate crisis and empower mountain people to build resilient livelihoods, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The Director-General was speaking in a video message to the event ‘Reaching for the stars: Sustainable and climate resilient mountain development’, taking place as part of Expo 2020’s Climate and Biodiversity Week.

President Rahmon meets with His Highness the Aga Khan in Paris 2019-11-07

The two leaders discussed areas of regional cooperation and AKDN’s shared agenda to promote social and economic development in C
Source: 
Asia Plus

On Thursday November 7, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Pars with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

In the course of the talks, they discussed issues related to state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network, according t the Tajik president’s official website.

Tajik leader reportedly expressed satisfaction with the level and content of real cooperation between Tajikistan and AKDN.

AKDN urges int’l community not to abandon Afghanistan 2021-09-14

Since 2013, Steps Towards Afghan Girls’ Education Success (STAGES) has brought together more than 351,000 Afghan people to help
Source: 
nation.com.pk

KARACHI - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Monday urged the international community to remain engaged and to act, with compassion and foresight, to address dire humanitarian conditions in Afghanistan.

In a statement delivered by Michael Kocher, General Manager of the Aga Khan Foundation, at the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan, the AKDN affirmed that its commitment to the people of Afghanistan remains unshaken.

Aga Khan partners with EU to aid education crippled by COVID-19 2021-09-04

Source: 
www.ntv.co.ug NV

The fight against the coronavirus disease in Uganda has crippled the education sector, mainly early childhood development among others in relation to social and economic issues. Today, the Aga Khan development network, in partnership with European Union, have launched a 9.3 million euro East African regional fund to counter this challenge.

Aga Khan Schools to become Aga Khan Academies 2021-08-24

The Aga Khan School in Dhaka, Bangladesh Courtesy
Source: 
Dhaka Tribune

Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) builds on over three decades of excellence in education in Bangladesh

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Saturday said they are in the process of establishing a new centre of educational excellence in Dhaka – The Aga Khan Academy.

This is being done in line with the renewed protocol of cooperation signed between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Bangladesh government.

H.H. The Aga Kham meets with French Prime Minister Jean Castex

H.H. The Aga Kham meets with French Prime Minister Jean Castex

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex 2021-07-13

H.H. The Aga Khan & Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French P.M.Jean Castex 2021-07-13

His Highness the Aga Khan and Prince Rahim  met with Jean Castex, Prime Minister of France at Hotel Matignon
Source: 
the.ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

His Highness The Aga Khan and Prince Rahim meet with Prime Minister of France

His Highness The Aga Khan and Prince Rahim meet with Prime Minister of France

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

Source: 
akdn.org

Obasanjo in Kabul to discuss peace, stability in Afghanistan (with AKDN participation) 2021-07-05

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, arrived Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, to hold discussions on promoting peace and
Source: 
www.thecable.ng The Cable

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, arrived Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, to hold discussions on promoting peace and stability in the south Asian country.

The ex-president is said to have held discussions with Sheherzade Hijri, ambassador of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and other diplomatic representatives.

Mansoor Khan, ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan, confirmed the development via a tweet on his official handle on Monday.

AKDN, ministry celebrates environment day 2021-06-09

Hussain is chair of the board of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, where he focuses mainly on disaster risk reduction and emergen
Source: 
Business Recorder

ISLAMABAD: The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, the Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan, World Habitat Awards and the United Nations Habitat Programme, co-organized an international virtual seminar on Ecosystem Restoration for Quality of Life.

The seminar was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Climate Change, the United Nations, INGOs, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies and partners, donor agencies, academia, media and community organizations. The virtual seminar, held Tuesday, was part of a series of official events celebrating World Environment Day (WED).

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at Luncheon by AKDN in Ottawa 1983-04-27

Hazar Imam in Ottawa  1983-04-27
Source: 
ismaili.net

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN
LUNCHEON GIVEN BY THE AGA KHAN FOUNDATION CANADA
IN TORONTO, CANADA
APRIL 27 1983

Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, My Lord Chief Justice, Distinguished Guests.

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with the Governments of Kenya and Uganda 1992-04-22

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Arap Moi of Kenya

1992, April 22: 5-day visit to Uganda and Kenya. H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with both Governments. The Accords acknowledge the Aga Khan Development Network's contribution in the region. At the signing ceremony in Nairobi, President Moi of Kenya commended the institutions of the Development Network for actively serving Kenya in the fields of education and health for more than 50 years. "They were among the pioneers who opened up their institutions to people of all races and religion long before independence" Moi said.
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Aga Khan visits Singapore 2012-03-31

His Highness the Aga Khan is greeted by the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong. AKDN / Amir Hakim
Source: 
akdn.org

31 March - 2 April 2012 - His Highness the Aga Khan paid a working visit to Singapore from 31st March to 2nd April 2012 during which he held discussions with the country's President, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam and its Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong. The Aga Khan also met with Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, and with senior representatives from

Pakistan High Commission Canada, AKDN Canada to assist businessmen to invest in Pakistan

Raza Bashir of Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa Canada
Source: 
Radio pakisan radio.gov.pk

Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa Canada and Agha Khan Development Network in Canada will work together to further promote, motivate and facilitate Canadian and expatriate Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan and coordinate efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was decided during a virtual meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner in Canada Raza Bashir Tarar and, Diplomatic Representative Aga Khan Development Network Dr Mahmoud Eboo in Canada.

Aga Khan Agency for Habitat wins World Habitat Awards Gold Award 2020-12-03

Extension and seismic retrofitting of Diamond Jubilee High School, Immit. Data from the HVRAs on high-risk and safe zones is use
Source: 
akdn.org

Islamabad, Pakistan, 3 December 2020 - The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) won the World Habitat Awards 2020 Gold Award today for its “Integrating Indigenous Knowledge and Technology for Safer Habitat” project.

In the winning project, AKAH pioneered the use of Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessments (HVRAs), which integrate science, technology and local knowledge for disaster risk management and sustainable habitat planning and development.

AKDN, Prince William to launch environmental prize

The Earthshot Prize
Source: 
dawn.com

LONDON: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to launch the Earthshot Prize, which aims to incentivise environmental change while helping repair the planet over the next 10 years.
According to a press rele­ase, the prize also aims to find new solutions to environmental crises and the improvement of living stan­dards, particularly for communities that are most at risk from climate change.

The Aga Khan Develo­pment Network is a Global Alliance Founding Partner.

AKDN, Prince William to launch environmental prize

AKDN and Duke of Cambridge partner to launch Earthshot Prize
Source: 
dawn.com

LONDON: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to launch the Earthshot Prize, which aims to incentivise environmental change while helping repair the planet over the next 10 years.
According to a press rele­ase, the prize also aims to find new solutions to environmental crises and the improvement of living stan­dards, particularly for communities that are most at risk from climate change.

The Aga Khan Develo­pment Network is a Global Alliance Founding Partner.

German insurer buys into Jubilee Holdings 2020-09-30

Jubilee Holdings chairman Nizar Juma (L) Allianz Africa CEO Coenraad Vroliik (R) Image: COURTESY
Source: 
the-star.co.ke The Star

The African subsidiary of the global insurer and asset manager Allianz plans to buy an eight per cent stake in Kenya’s Jubilee Holding Plc (JHL

The offer, subject to regulatory approvals, will see the Germany based firm acquire a controlling stake of between 51 and 66 per cent in Jubilee’s General Insurance business Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Mauritius, forming Jubilee-Allianz General Insurance Limited.

JHL will retain ownership of its Life and Pensions operations and its Medical insurance business in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change 2020-03-07

Prince Rahim Aga Khan, Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee, addresses AKDN agencies during East Africa visit

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee (ECC), which was recently established to develop a policy framework on priorities related to the environment and climate change for implementation by AKDN globally.

Tanzania, partners sign 14.8 mln USD deal to improve cancer care 2019-12-17

Signing ceremony held at Ocean Road Cancer Institute
Source: 
xinhuanet.com AFRICA

DAR ES SALAAM, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) --Tanzanian government and its two partners, the Aga Khan Health Services and the French Development Agency, on Monday signed a 13.3 million Euros (about 14.8 million U.S. dollars) grant agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve cancer care in the east African nation.

The funding will be run by the Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP), an innovative public-private project aimed at enhancing cancer care in Tanzania.


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