Mawlana Hazar Imam at a luncheon hosted by Premier Gordon Campbell that was attended by community, education and business leaders in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee visit to British Columbia in 2008. (Photo via Simerg - The Ismaili/Gary Otte)

Simerg Profiles His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat

Mawlana Hazar Imam received His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat, at Aiglemont, France, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Recently appointed to this role by the Government of Canada, Gordon Campbell has also been serving as Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom since September 2011. Discover, Explore & Read more at Simerg Profiles His…

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Tweets related to Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya

March 2nd, 2015: Tweets during and after the Aga Khan University Convocation in Nairobi, Kenya Aga Khan University to open a graduate school for media http://t.co/3GTxPI9CYQ #Kenya #business #newsfeed http://t.co/W3GXlEkdJx — Enterprise #Kenya (@EnterpriseKenya) March 2, 2015 UHURU MEETS with Aga Khan, the Chairman of Aga Khan Development Network & leader of Ismaili Muslims in Nairobi.…

Reflection - Gordon Campbell - An excellent choice of Canada’s Ambassador to the Ismaili Imamat

Reflection | Gordon Campbell: An excellent choice of Canada’s Ambassador to the Ismaili Imamat

“For decades now you have partnered with Canadians to build a new infrastructure of hope that’s based on education and pluralism, on health, on creating for individuals the sense of themselves, the promise that they have and the possibility that exists in the world in which they live.” – Premier Gordon Campbel praising His Highness…

Symposium on Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan - Nurjehan Mawani, Aga Khan Development Network, Kabul (Photo: Norway MFA/ Kilian Munch)

Synergy: Nurjehan Mawani – AKDN’s Diplomat, joins civil society & leaders of 32 nations in Symposium on Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan

Ahead of the London Conference on Afghanistan (4 December, 2014), the Symposium on Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan was chaired by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and attended by Government and Civil Society Leaders including the Aga Khan Development Network. Ismailimail presents below an excerpt from the summary report of the messages from…

Synergy - France, Germany & Netherlands Development Institutions strengthen AKDN’s AKFED with a 12 year commitment

Synergy: France, Germany & Netherlands Development Institutions partner with AKDN’s AKFED for an additional 12 year commitment

“This operation is the outcome of a long-term collaboration between the three DFIs and AKFED. We have been working together for more than 15 years financing various tourism, industry and infrastructure projects sponsored by AKFED. Through this financing, we are very pleased to further develop our partnership to support development in the South.” – Marie-Hélène…

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Canada appoints Ambassadorial Representative to the Ismaili Imamat

Ismailimail is excited to share the news of Canada’s appointment of an ambassadorial level senior diplomatic representative to the Ismaili Imamat. While this is epic event in the history of our community, it reinforces Canada’s confidence and seriousness of purpose in establishing permanent contact at the highest levels of Ismaili institutional leadership. This follows Mawlana…

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…

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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…