November 5, 2015 – This week, AKFC sat down with the CEO of Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, Roshan, to discuss the importance of connecting communities in Afghanistan. Karim Khoja, a proud Canadian, has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and focuses not only on financial results, but also on how technology can be used to change lives.
Become an International Youth Fellow with AKFC
November 3, 2015 – AKFC is searching for individuals who can demonstrate a commitment to international development, are driven by the desire to make a meaningful change in the world, and are ready to apply their skills and experience to a challenging overseas internship.
Five surprising facts about global nutrition
October 5, 2015 – Good nutrition is fundamental to human development. Yet, poor-quality diets, insufficient care for mothers and children, lack of access to basic health services, and unsanitary, unhealthy environments challenge our world’s ability to fight malnutrition.
AKFC and Government of Canada announce a four-country strategy to improve health
August 21, 2015 – AKFC is pleased to announce a new $31-million program to improve the health of families in some of the most vulnerable parts of the developing world.
University of Central Asia signs milestone Curriculum Development Agreement with Seneca College
July 8, 2015 – The University of Central Asia (UCA) and Seneca College in Toronto are partnering to prepare students in Kyrgyz Republic for their first year of university.
AKFC and CAJ launch second cycle for Fellowship for International Development Reporting
June 5, 2015 – AKFC and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce the second call for applications for the Fellowship for International Development Reporting.
The Aga Khan Park opens in Toronto; the Ismaili Imamat and Ontario sign historic agreement
May 25, 2015 – The Aga Khan Park was inaugurated this week in Toronto by Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne, in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan. The new public park is intended to be a contemplative, connective space for visitors.
AKFC and CAJ co-host keynote address by award-winning journalist Chika Oduah
May 15, 2015 – AKFC is pleased to announce that award-winning Nigerian-American journalist Chika Oduah will make a keynote address at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) next month.
Minister Paradis attends launch of Together: An exhibition on global development
April 27, 2015 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer of AKFC, participated in the official launch of Together: An Exhibition on Global Development at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa.