"Kyrgyzstan is very important for us," says AKDN Representative Shamsh Kassim-Lakha

“Kyrgyzstan is very important for us,” says AKDN Representative Shamsh Kassim-Lakha

This year the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) marks 15 years of its work in Kyrgyzstan. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Kyrgyzstan, speaks about AKDN projects, values and many other topics. Continue reading “Kyrgyzstan is very important for us,” says AKDN Representative Shamsh Kassim-Lakha

Overview of the Aga Khan Development Network

Overview of the Aga Khan Development Network

The AKDN’s Global Impact For over 60 years the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has been building institutions and delivering essential services by creating schools and hospitals, newspapers and electricity generation plants, and social programmes of all kinds. These services have helped improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people in places as varied as Cairo, Kabul, Delhi and Bamako. Source: http://www.akdn.org/publications/2015 Continue reading Overview of the Aga Khan Development Network

Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani's Statement at Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Fifth Ministerial Conference

Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani’s Statement at Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Fifth Ministerial Conference

Delivered by Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, Diplomatic Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Honorable Co-Chairs Excellencies On behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), allow me to extend my sincere appreciation to the Government of Pakistan for hosting the Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) and for the gracious hospitality extended to us. AKDN is … Continue reading Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani’s Statement at Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Fifth Ministerial Conference

AKDN's Dr. Mahmoud Eboo at UN's Convention on Climate Change - COP21 & Summit of Conscience

AKDN’s Dr. Mahmoud Eboo at UN’s Convention on Climate Change – COP21

Delegates from the Ismaili Imamat and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) participated in the various deliberations of the 21st Conference of the  UN climate change conference (COP21) hosted by the French Government in Paris from November 30 to December 11, 2015.  AKDN was represented by Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, AKDN’s Resident Representative to Canada, pictured above and below with the Canadian delegation from the province of … Continue reading AKDN’s Dr. Mahmoud Eboo at UN’s Convention on Climate Change – COP21

Aga Khan Agency for the Habitat - a new AKDN Agency has multiple job opportunities - apply by Dec 20

Aga Khan Agency for the Habitat – a new AKDN Agency has multiple job opportunities – apply by Dec 20

Agency: A new agency, the Aga Khan Agency for the Habitat (AKAH), has been created to expressly focus on built habitat and human settlements in high risk areas. The agency brings together the supra-national capabilities of the Ismaili Imamat’s Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) – a constellation of institutions working in complementary and synergistic ways to address the challenges of improving the living condition of … Continue reading Aga Khan Agency for the Habitat – a new AKDN Agency has multiple job opportunities – apply by Dec 20

AKDN Publication: Social and Economic Development Programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in Uganda

AKDN Publication: Social and Economic Development Programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in Uganda

The various institutions of the Aga Khan Development Network in Uganda (AKDN) invest in development initiatives that empower individuals to improve their quality of life and offer more sustainable, scalable solutions to poverty than aid alone. The Aga Khan Development Network is inspired by a strong ethical underpinning and long term commitment to the peoples of the country and region without regard to gender, origin … Continue reading AKDN Publication: Social and Economic Development Programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in Uganda

Henrique Mendonça Palace may be the future Global Headquarters of Aga Khan | Espresso (Portugal)

Henrique Mendonça Palace may be the future Global Headquarters of Aga Khan | Espresso (Portugal)

The current New Business School’s headquarters is up for sale and has interested various stakeholders, including the Prince Aga Khan By Marisa Antunes for Espresso – December 12 2015 – Translated via Google: Prince Aga Khan is considering the purchase of the building which houses the current headquarters of the New School of Business & Economics (SBE), the secular palace Henrique Mendonça. The building is … Continue reading Henrique Mendonça Palace may be the future Global Headquarters of Aga Khan | Espresso (Portugal)

President Uhuru Kenyatta invites His Highness the Aga Khan to participate in Kenya's 52nd Independence Day celebrations

President Uhuru Kenyatta invites His Highness the Aga Khan to participate in Kenya’s 52nd Independence Day celebrations

The Aga Khan set for Jamhuri Day fete By Nation Reporter, Friday, December 11, 2015 – The Aga Khan is expected in the country today to participate in the 52nd Jamhuri Day celebrations at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta. During his short visit, his third in five years, the Aga Khan is expected to hold private talks with President Kenyatta and other key Government … Continue reading President Uhuru Kenyatta invites His Highness the Aga Khan to participate in Kenya’s 52nd Independence Day celebrations

Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Dhaka, 8 December 2015 – Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the younger brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, presented his credentials as the Personal Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to Bangladesh. The ceremony took place at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Mr. Abdul Hassan Mahmood Ali, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday 3 December 2015. In accepting … Continue reading Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

THEISMAILI.ORG 8 December 2015: Prince Amyn travelled to Bangladesh last week, where he presented his credentials to the government as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative. During the three-day visit, he also toured the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre, Dhaka and met with Jamati and AKDN leaders. Dhaka, 4 December 2015 — Prince Amyn departed Bangladesh today, following a three-day visit to the country during which he … Continue reading Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Dhaka, 03 December 2015:- Bangladesh on Thursday appreciated the growing interest and involvement of Aga Khan Institutions in various sectors that are contributing to institutional development of Bangladesh. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam conveyed appreciation to Prince Amyn Aga Khan while attending the opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Office of the Resident Representative in Dhaka. Shahriar said he … Continue reading Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network's Office in Dhaka as AKDN scales up its operations in Bangladesh

Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network’s Office in Dhaka

Prince Amyn Aga Khan has inaugurated Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) office in Dhaka ceremonially to scale up its operation in Bangladesh. He came to Dhaka on Wednesday on a three-day visit. AKDN has a plan to invest multimillion dollar in tourism and education sector, said sources. It has a plan to set up a hotel under its prestigious chain hotel, Serena, and state-of-the-art Aga … Continue reading Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network’s Office in Dhaka

Ismaili Centre, Lisbon hosts Lisbon Forum 2015: Perspectives from Morocco

Ismaili Centre, Lisbon hosts Lisbon Forum 2015: Perspectives from Morocco

Lisbon 03/12/2015: The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs Mbarka Bouaida, took part Thursday, December 3, 2015 in Lisbon, Lisbon Forum 2015 held at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Bouaida, strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in various parts of the world and similarly stressed the need to adopt a layered approach to combat extremism in … Continue reading Ismaili Centre, Lisbon hosts Lisbon Forum 2015: Perspectives from Morocco