Pre-Event announcements During the Event Post-Event Accelerate your Awareness – Discover, Explore and Learn More More Pre-Event announcements Continue reading Twitter Report: Roshan’s CEO Karim Khoja, shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat
November 6, 2015: Newly sworn-in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited on Tuesday a delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and expressed his admiration for the global work carried out by Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). The Canadian premier met with the President of the Ismaili Council for Canada Malik Talib and the resident representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Dr Mahmoud Eboo. The three … Continue reading New Canadian PM praises Aga Khan Foundation’s work | The Express Tribune
Spur and Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents Roshan’s CEO and Canadian native, Karim Khoja, to a discussion of the mobile tech sector in Afghanistan. The live webcast of this event is now on! Join the live webcast from at 7:00 pm EST. Watch the webcast here. The event will be moderated by May Jeong, an award-winning freelance writer based in Afghanistan. Background About Karim Khoja: Karim … Continue reading AKFC – Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: Karim Khoja, Roshan CEO shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan
THEISMAILI.ORG – 5 November 2015 – Ottawa: Canada’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, visited the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Tuesday evening, where he met with Malik Talib, President of the Ismaili Council for Canada and Dr Mahmoud Eboo, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Canada. The Prime Minister conveyed his deep admiration for Mawlana Hazar Imam, … Continue reading Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat | The Ismaili
I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Delegation building. The architecture style is very different, and lets in so much light. The place was busy for Doors Open, but does offer regular open houses… Click here to read: ottawadailyphotos.blogspot.com Continue reading William Kendall: The Contrast In Architectural Styles – Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
The 2015 “Doors Open” in Ottawa got underway on Saturday, June 6, with more than 130 buildings listed for the tour. Malik Merchant of Simerg.com covered the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Sussex Drive in addition to the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Algeria in Sandy Hill and two Islamic Centres — the South Nepean Muslim Community and the Jami Omar Mosque, which … Continue reading Visit Two Mosques, an Embassy, and The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, with Malik Merchant
It is my sincere hope that, by its presence and the functions it fulfills, the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat will be an illuminating landmark on “the Mile of History.” An epitome of friendship to one and all, it will radiate Islam’s precepts of one humanity, the dignity of man, and the nobility of joint striving in deeds of goodness.” His Highness the Aga Khan … Continue reading Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
Aga Khan Foundation Canada will host Doors Open at The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Stop by for a tour of the building, or to explore our new interactive exhibit on global development. Have a chat with one of our staff about the work that we do in Canada and overseas, or peruse our photo gallery to learn more about some of our food security and education projects.
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 citizenship, how do we define “crisis”? How do we define … Continue reading 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
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, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) DATE: Monday March 30, 2015 … Continue reading Event – March 30 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Lunch and Learn: Ms. Soo-Hyang Choi, UNESCO
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 are hosting us here [Delegation of Ismaili Imamat] today. … … Continue reading Prime Minister Stephen Harper pays tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan, his Institutions and Ismailis in Canada and around the world
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 ways of ensuring that MNCH remains a global priority, including … Continue reading Live stream ~ 2:45 PM EST- In conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the 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 to Rideau Hall, where he will discuss “matters dealing with Canadian philanthropy,” including “Canada’s commitment and leadership in that area,” with Governor General David Johnston. Continue reading “Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for ‘moderated discussion’ on maternal health at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat”
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 series of webcasts by renowned humanitarian experts at the second … Continue reading 2014 Canadian Humanitarian Conference hosted at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat – Webcasts of the complete Conference
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.
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! Continue reading “Event – December 10 | The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Celebrating the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 – The Power of Education!”
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 have contributed to their success? What are the continuing challenges … Continue reading Event – October 30 | The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Pluralism Forum – India and Canada: Pathways to Inclusive Citizenship
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In honour of World Food Day (October 16), join AKFC for the launch of Making Markets More Inclusive, a book that shows how NGOs and companies can connect poor producers with the right markets to create better social and economic impact. Most studies of doing business at the “bottom of the economic pyramid” focus on viewing the poor as consumers, or as potential employees of … Continue reading Event – October 16 | Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Making Markets More Inclusive