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Synergy | Clinton Global Initiative and Aga Khan Development Network

Synergies exponentially multiply results and bring significant impact to the beneficiaries – Clinton Global Initiative and Aga Khan Development Network together with several other partners have joined forces to solve pressing global challenges. Ismailimail shares a few examples for our readers. Click the links to learn more. President Clinton Opened 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Emphasizing “Mobilizing…

President Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative forum on September 23, 2014, announced a partnership between the United States and the Aga Khan Development Network designed to strengthen civil society.(Photo credit: AP/Photo Source: VOA)

AKF USA | New Civil Society Partnership Announced with U.S. Government and the Aga Khan Development Network

New York – President Barack Obama yesterday announced a partnership among the United States government, the Swedish government, and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to foster a dynamic and sustainable civil society globally through initiatives of citizen groups, in Asia, Africa and Latin America. AKDN is committed to global civil society development. His Highness the…

Al Arabiya - العربية | Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya – العربية | Video: Aga Khan: Canada’s first Islamic Art Museum

Al Arabiya a leading 24-hour news station in the Arab world, brings Aga Khan Museum’s inauguration news to the Arab audiences. In conversation with Amirali Alibhai, Head of Performing Arts, and Ruba Kana’an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programs and an art historian, they discuss the performing arts program at the museum and a few of the masterpieces in the…

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White House | Video: US President Obama thanks the Aga Khan Development Network at the Clinton Global Initiative

Second, we’re creating new innovation centers to empower civil society groups around the world. And I want to thank our partners in this effort, including the government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Starting next year, civil society groups will be able to use these centers to network and access knowledge and technology…

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US President Obama announces partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network

The President also announced a new, groundbreaking initiative to support and connect civil society across the globe through the launch of Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers, in partnership with the Government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Over the next two years, up to six networked Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers will be created worldwide.  These…

Aga Khan Foundation USA's Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

FOX News: Aga Khan Foundation USA’s Partnership Walk held at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama

By Karen Church for FOX6 WBRC, BIRMINGHAM, AL – The festive atmosphere for this sixth annual Partnership Walk is a far cry from the poverty and hunger that ravages the people this walk is designed to help. Many of the volunteers and participants either were raised in the very poverty they’re working hard to change,…

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama's PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

Numerous Corporate Sponsors Supporting Birmingham, Alabama’s PartnershipsInAction Walk 2014

PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the developing world. -http://www.partnershipsinaction.org, Facebook CLICK FOR ALL RELATED BIRMINGHAM (ALABAMA) PARTNERSHIPSINACTION WALK The next AKF Walk/Run is on September 28th…

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Birmingham Partnership Walk team kicks off 2014 Walk with Proclamation and Honorary Citizen Medal from the Birmingham City Council

Ahead of Sunday’s Partnership Walk 2014 in Birmingham, the Birmingham Partnership Walk team received Proclamation, Honorary Citizen Medal and were recognized by the Birmingham City Council President Mr. Jonathan Austin for their outstanding work. Birmingham Partnership Walk is scheduled to take place on September 21, 2014 at Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL. Registration opens 10:30 a.m. and Walk begins at noon (12:00 pm). Show your…

Globe & Mail Feature: Toronto's Aga Khan Museum, opening this week, is a world-class showcase for Islamic art

Globe & Mail Feature: Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum, opening this week, is a world-class showcase for Islamic art

By James Adams for The Globe and Mail. Published Tuesday, Sep. 16 2014 It’s said that a city – a city like Toronto, say – whose boosters often rely on the adjective “world-class” to describe both its overall grooviness and its particular charms can’t, in fact, be truly world-class. You’re either world-class or you’re not…

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million |AKF USA's PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

5,500+ People, 40 Schools, numerous Corporate Sponsors raise more than $1.2 Million | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Atlanta’s news station WSB TV, tweets the success of the Partnership Walk – some record breaking results! @AKFAtlanta says >5,500 ppl at ATL Partnership Walk raised >$1.2M to reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy & poor hlth pic.twitter.com/uQtjT1C15Q — People 2 People (@WSBTVcommunity) September 15, 2014 Walk participants joined Ismailimail to share the enthusiasm of the celebrations.   You…

Partnership Walk raises $415,000 to fight poverty - LA Times

Partnership Walk Los Angeles raises $415,000 to fight poverty – LA Times

More than 2,000 people gathered at Santa Monica Pier on Sunday for the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Partnership Walk. Spirits were high and celebrities on hand to help raise money to combat global poverty. Staunch supporters Danny Glover, above, took pictures with fans, and fitness trainer Dion Jackson, below, snapped a photo of himself…

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

2,100 Walk in Los Angeles to End Global Poverty at Partnership Walk

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, September 14, 2014. Today, 2,100 participants walked to end global poverty in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk at the Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in…

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Entertainers hold 5,500 people mesmerized | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Calo Gitano Flamenco Academy (Flamenco – Spanish folk music and dance), City Dance Group (variety of dance forms – Jazz, Ballet, and contemporary), Dance 411 (Tap Dance and African Hip Hop), Emory Karma (Punjabi Bhangra dance), Prem Dance Company (Bollywood music and dance), Tutu’s and Tennis Shoes (Rap music and dance) and other performers rocked…

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West Hall High School, 1 of 40 schools show strength of support | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

September 14, 2014: West Hall High School was one of the forty schools participating in AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta. With nearly 800 students representing greater Atlanta schools and universities, more than 400 students volunteered their time in various capacities proving that the youth are a strong contingent in the community led event. Bravo to the students for their…

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4 year old Aanya at the Village in Action building houses | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

“I am here to make a houses,” says 4 year old Aanya Rattani, with Arush, Shahzeb, Qayl and Sabine Saldanya.   PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

Early Childhood Development: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Early Childhood Development: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Walk Day features a lively entertainment, performances on stage and activities for all ages celebrating a rich diversity of cultures. PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

Planting Our Future: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Planting Our Future: Aga Khan Foundation USA in Atlanta

Serving as masters of ceremonies for the on-stage opening ceremonies are Craig Lucie, WSB-TV Anchor and Martin Savidge, CNN Anchor. PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for innovative programs that create hope and opportunity for disadvantaged communities in the…

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Village in Action: Construction, Set-up and Walk Day Fun | AKF USA’s PartnershipsinAction Walk/Run in Atlanta

Wondering about the giant entrance of the Village in Action? The gate and the canopies are components of the Humayun’s Tomb located in New Delhi. The Aga Khan Development Network is in the midst of a project that is not only restoring this amazing monument but also returning 50 other monuments in the area to…

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1K Run & 100-Yard Dash: Ismailimail Reporting from AKF’s PartnershipsInAction Walk/Run Atlanta

Ismailimail Reporting from Atlanta. Walk is also being held in Los Angeles today. You can represent Ismailimail by sending us your photographs and reports (email: ismailimail@gmail.com) Warming up for 1K Run & 100-Yard Dash 100-Yard Dash PartnershipsInAction is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and its network of volunteers across the U.S. to raise…

Aga Khan Foundation USA launches Awareness & Fundraising Campaign with Walk/Run in Atlanta

Aga Khan Foundation USA launches Awareness & Fundraising Campaign with Walk/Run in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, September 8, 2014. On Sunday, September 14, 2014, around 6,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run at Centennial Olympic Park. The Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor…