April 18, 2013 – Afghan women are one step closer to safer childbirth. A foundation-laying ceremony on April 18 marked the beginning of construction of the new Bamyan Provincial Hospital in central Afghanistan – a much-needed facility in one of the most dangerous places in the world to become a mother.
Central Asia and Afghanistan: Tapping Canadian know-how to expand trade
February 26, 2013 – Through a unique partnership between the University of Central Asia and Carleton University’s Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Canadian trade experts are sharing their skills in Central Asia to help an emerging class of civil servants strengthen ties.
Architects of the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa win Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2012
February 3, 2013 – The team that designed the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building in Ottawa has received the prestigious Governor General’s Medal in Architecture 2012, recognizing outstanding achievement in projects by Canadian architects.
Interview with Apoorva Oza
February 28, 2012 – Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) welcomed Apoorva Oza, CEO of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) in India. In this exclusive interview marking World Water Day on March 22, Mr. Oza shared AKRSP’s approach to water sustainability in India.
Youth Engagement in Northern Pakistan
January 19, 2012 – In northern Pakistan, young people have very limited access to market-relevant skills training and enterprise development services, leading to a mismatch in the market and higher levels of unemployment and underemployment.