US President Obama announces partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network

President Obama - Fusion.netThe President also announced a new, groundbreaking initiative to support and connect civil society across the globe through the launch of Regional Civil Society Innovation Centersin 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 Centers will connect civil society organizations at the regional and global level to each other, new partners, and resources; encourage peer-to-peer learning; provide civil society organizations and their networks with virtual and physical platforms to access tools and technologies that will bolster their work; and amplify civil society voices around the world.

 

Civil society organizations, academia, and technology partners will provide additional financial and in-kind resources, as well as technical expertise, to enhance the value of the Centers to civil society.

 

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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