Global Centre for Pluralism - Pluralism Forum at the DII Rethinking Crisis and Risk Early Warning through a Pluralism Lens - 2015-04-01

Event – April 1 | Global Centre for Pluralism – Pluralism Forum at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Rethinking Crisis and Risk: “Early Warning” through a Pluralism Lens

Early warning initiatives usually focus on the potential for political instability or violent conflict in fragile states. But what happens if we refocus “early warning” through a pluralism lens? The demonization of diversity in outwardly peaceful societies, including robust democracies, promotes exclusion from the nation and the state. If the object of pluralism is inclusive…

Event - March 30 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, UNESCO

Event – March 30 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, UNESCO

Join AKFC for a “Lunch and Learn” featuring Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, Director, Division for Teaching, Learning and Content, of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the lead international organization on global citizenship education. EVENT: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, Director, Division for Teaching, Learning and Content, of the United Nations Educational,…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Bill Gates and Susan Johnson at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat for the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) session (Image screen capture of live webcast)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pays tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan, his Institutions and Ismailis in Canada and around the world

Dr Eboo, Khalil, all the people who represent this organization, not just the Imamat but the Aga Khan Development Network, and the entire Ismaili Community which has shown, in Canada and around the world, how people can live by faith and make a tremendous contribution to humanity at large. We are very happy that you…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Live stream ~ 2:45 PM EST- In conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to join a conversation on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat  in Ottawa today, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Live streaming will start at approximately 2:45 PM   Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates will discuss…

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for 'moderated discussion' on maternal health at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for ‘moderated discussion’ on maternal health at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates for a “moderated discussion” on his government’s focus on maternal, child and newborn health, which will be hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, the Canadian headquarters of the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada. Before that confab gets underway, however, Gates will pay a visit…

Canadian Humanitarian Conference AKFC CEO Welcoming Conference Participants

2014 Canadian Humanitarian Conference hosted at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat – Webcasts of the complete Conference

Trends show humanitarian crises are more numerous than ever and consequently affecting more people. They are hitting increasingly urban populations and require complex global responses. Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with the Humanitarian Coalition, the International Development Research Centre and the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid, invite you to watch a…

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

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…

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Event – October 30 | The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Pluralism Forum – India and Canada: Pathways to Inclusive Citizenship

Why do some societies succeed in living together peacefully with their diversity, while others struggle? In the attempt to understand the factors that help to build inclusive societies, two experiences stand out in particular. Despite vastly different histories and contexts, the cases of India and Canada highlight several elements of successful pluralist societies. What factors…

More 'good' architecture can bring new energy to Ottawa, experts say

More ‘good’ architecture can bring new energy to Ottawa, experts say

Marie-Danielle Smith for Ottawa Citizen Excerpt: Today’s architects can put beauty and functionality together, and that makes for a more engaging urban environment, according to Bill Birdsell, president of the Ontario Association of Architects. “Good” architecture interacts with the street outside and promotes a sense of community inside, Birdsell says. Cities full of this “good”…

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Aga Khan Foundation: How Canada is Shifting Development Models Through Innovative Partnerships

When: March 27, 2014 – Time: 4:00 PM – Location: The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) in partnership with the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (CAN-MNCH) present: AKFC Seminars on Nurturing Maternal and Child Health: Global Health and The World of Business –…

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

October 31, 2013 – Opening Plenary Session 1: Keynote – Heritage and Social Development Aga Khan Trust for Culture Historic Cities Programme Location: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Speaker: Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada Over the past 20 years, this path-breaking programme has promoted the conservation and reuse of buildings and public spaces in…

Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: The architecture photography of John Kealey

Photos: The architecture photography of John Kealey. Related: A perfect day at Doors Open Ottawa The Delegation Decoded – Introduction: The World of Faith Simerg.com featured in Ottawa Citizen Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat | Designing Ottawa EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ismaili Mail in Conversation with Maria Cook of the Ottawa Citizen An essay in glass – by Maria Cook

Delegation of Ismaili Imamat outside view during the night

Bright lights in Ottawa architecture: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building | Ottawa Citizen Style

WHAT: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building (The Aga Khan building) WHERE: 199 Sussex Dr. WHO: Linda Chapman, Linda Chapman Architect THE NITTY GRITTY: Designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, with Moriyama & Teshima of Toronto, this was the first building in the world designed to represent the Aga Khan, international spiritual leader of the…

Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Your Excellency the Governor General Mrs Johnston Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen: I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Global Centre’s second annual Pluralism Lecture. And I am especially honored to introduce today’s lecturer – Kofi Annan – the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nobel Laureate, and global…