Event – December 10 | The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 – The Power of Education!

On the day of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo (December 10, 2014), join Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway for a celebration of the 2014 Laureates, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, and their important achievements towards advancing children’s rights and access to education.

The evening will feature a reception, video highlights from the ceremony and a discussion on the links between girls’ education, empowerment and peace.

EVENT: Celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 – The Power of Education!
DATE: Wednesday, December 10th, 2014.
TIME: 8:00 p.m. EST, for both days.
VENUE: The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

AKDN Canada Norway - Celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 - The Power of Education

From Oslo to Ottawa, the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their work in advancing children’s rights and girls’ education is something to celebrate!

Join AKFC and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway on December 10 for an evening featuring:

  • Video highlights from the Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony in Oslo
  • A discussion on girls’ education between award-winning journalist and author, Sally Armstrong, and human rights activist, Lauryn Oates
  • A reception with Norwegian treats

Sally Armstrong, renowned journalist and author of several books, including Ascent of Women, will be joined by Lauryn Oates, human rights activist, and other distinguished guests to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, where AKDN, Canada and Norway have made significant investments to promote the rights of girls and women.

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