Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, Diplomatic Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan

Women & Leadership | Nurjehan Mawani, Diplomatic Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

AKDN Statement at the “Heart of Asia” Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan in Beijing, China Delivered by Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, Diplomatic Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Honoured Co-Chairs, Excellencies Mr. Wang Yi and Mr. Zarar Ahmad Osmani, Excellencies, Honoured colleagues, On behalf of His Highness the Aga Khan…

AKI Press - Krygyz

Synergy | AKDN, USA sign agreement on Global Development Alliance creating New Silk Road support system linking Central and South Asia

The  Global Development Alliance will help to improve the people’s life quality, who live along the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan. The Aga Khan Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development will provide more than $6 million each during the next five years. AKIpress News Agency | Posted on October 31, 2014 Bishkek – U.S.…

Aga Khan Development Network's Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani met with CEO Abdullah Abdullah, reaffirms support to new government

Aga Khan Development Network’s Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani meets Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, reaffirms support to new Afghan government

The Aga Khan Development Network reaffirmed continued support to Afghanistan and the newly formed national unity government. Nurjehan Mawani, the ambassador of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to Afghanistan met with the Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdulllah on Thursday. The office of Chief Executive following a statement said Aga Khan’s ambassador to Afghanistan Ms.…

Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to Head Aga Khan Development Network Representation in Kyrgyzstan

Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to Head Aga Khan Development Network Representation in Kyrgyzstan

On his appointment as the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the Kyrgyz Republic, Foreign Minister Mr. Erlan Abdyldayev received Mr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha on July 8, 2014, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bishkek. During the meeting Mr. Kassim-Lakha delivered copies of his credentials to the Minister. They discussed matters…

AKDN Resident Representative for Tajikistan Munir Merali addresses the Navroz gathering at the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe. Photo: TheIsmaili.org/ AKDN Tajikistan

Newly appointed AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali presents credentials to Bangladesh Foreign Minister

New AKDN representative presents credentials to FM Diplomatic Correspondent The newly appointed The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Resident Representative to Bangladesh Munir M Merali presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali at the ministry yesterday. Prior to this appointment, Merali served as AKDN resident representative to Tajikistan and as the CEO…

The Aga Khan Development Network eHealth Resource Centre – AKDN eHRC

The Aga Khan Development Network eHealth Resource Centre AKDN eHRC was established in 2011 to support the eHealth needs of the Aga Khan Development Network AKDN health agencies and their partner health institutions governments and non-governmental organizations. AKDN eHRC employs information and communication technologies ICT to support the assessment, development and implementation of eHealth initiatives…

PM and the Aga Khan Sign Protocol of Understanding on the Creation of a Strategic Partnership

PM and the Aga Khan Sign Protocol of Understanding on the Creation of a Strategic Partnership

Ottawa, Ontario 27 February 2014 Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Highness the Aga Khan today signed a Protocol of Understanding, committing both sides to regular, high-level consultations on a range of global and regional issues. The announcement took place during an official visit to Canada by the Aga Khan from February 27 to…

Canada's PM Harper with the Aga Khan during a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

Protocol of Understanding on the Creation of a Strategic Partnership | Prime Minister of Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to enhancing relationships with key partners in order to further promote issues of common interest. To this end, on February 27, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Highness the Aga Khan signed a Protocol of Understanding committing both sides to regular, high-level consultations on a range of global…

Epic moment in Ismaili history - Canada and Ismaili Imamat work on a new transformative agreement

Epic moment in Ismaili history – Canada and Ismaili Imamat work on a new transformative agreement

February 27, 2014 – Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper announces a new Protocol of Understanding with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan recognizing the Ismaili Imamat contributions to humanity. The Ismaili Imamat is a 1400 year old institution representing the spiritual office of the Ismaili Imams stretching back to the time of Hazrat Ali the…

The AKDN most valuable resource

The AKDN’s most valuable resource …

With about 80,000 employees across 30 countries – the majority of whom are based in poor areas of Asia, Africa and the Middle East – the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)’s most valuable resource is its employees. Given its large global workforce and the diversity of its non-profit institutions and project companies (which operate on commercial models), AKDN has a…

AKDN Ethical Framework Overview

AKDN Ethical Framework Overview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiFerqV64gk The Aga Khan Development Network is a contemporary endeavour of the Ismaili Imamat to realise the social conscience of Islam through institutional action. It brings together, under one coherent aegis, institutions and programmes whose combined mandate is to help relieve society of ignorance, disease and deprivation without regard to the faiths or national origins…

ShakeOut – AKDN

Since 2011, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has been participating in the Great ShakeOut, a global earthquake drill designed to educate people on how to protect themselves during an earthquake, and how to get prepared. In 2011 more than 137,000 people, including AKDN staff, volunteers, students, organizations, community members, men and women participated in…

The Ambassador of France to Tanzania, His Excellency Marcel ESCURE, bestowed his country’s highest decoration on Mr. Amin KURJI who is the Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Tanzania on Tuesday the 24th of September 2013.

Amin Kurji becomes a member of the Légion d’Honneur – France in Tanzania

The Ambassador of France to Tanzania, His Excellency Marcel ESCURE, bestowed his country’s highest decoration on Mr. Amin KURJI who is the Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Tanzania on Tuesday the 24th of September 2013. This ceremony was the opportunity to pay tribute to a development network, which, working as a…

Aga Khan Development Network Representative in Tanzania wins French award - The East African

Aga Khan Development Network Representative in Tanzania wins French award – The East African

The French government last week bestowed its country’s highest decoration of Legion of Honour on Tanzanian Amin Kurji for his outstanding contribution to the development of the country. The award, which is officially known as the National Order of the Legion of Honour, is awarded to French nationals and foreigners who have demonstrated 20 years…

Kabul hosts international conference to address maternal and child health issues in Afghanistan

October 8, 2013 KABUL (TCA) — The French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) organized the Third International Conference, “Moving Towards Quality Healthcare for Mother and Child”, to focus on new and innovative techniques for addressing current issues of maternal and child health in Afghanistan. The two-day conference, held in Kabul on October 5 and 6,…

Bangladesh: Aga Khan IV inks deal with govt to operate its organs

Bangladesh: Aga Khan IV inks deal with govt to enhance collaboration in the areas of social, cultural and economic development

DHAKA, Sept 16, 2013 (BSS) – The Aga Khan Development Network, one of the world’s biggest private development groups, today signed a protocol with the government to operate its 10 organs in Bangladesh as Imam of the Ismailia Imamat Prince Karim Aga Khan arrived here on a two day tour in Dhaka. A private jet…

Aga Khan Development Network's resident representative in Tanzania Amin Kurji receives France's Legion of Honour award

Aga Khan Development Network’s resident representative in Tanzania Amin Kurji receives France’s Legion of Honour award

Dar es Salaam. France has bestowed the Legion of Honour award on the resident representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Tanzania, Mr Amin Kurji, in recognition of his outstanding and imminent services in promotion of the French culture, education and arts between the country and Tanzania The award, tracing its origin to…