April 22, 2015 – The Together truck is driving change across Canada – and Ottawa is the first stop on the tour.
AKFC and the CAJ announce two inaugural International Development Reporting Fellows
March 25, 2015 – The developing world’s stories are waiting – and two journalists will soon be bringing them home to Canadians.
Women driving global change – International Women’s Day 2015
March 6, 2015 – To mark International Women’s Day, AKFC recognizes the women that drive global change – women like Dr. Khajira in Afghanistan.
Bill Gates praises Canada’s efforts to improve maternal and child health
February 27, 2015 – Bill Gates recognized Canada’s contributions to improving maternal and child health worldwide at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Wednesday, and thanked Canadians for their continued support to the cause.
Aga Khan University launches Institute for Human Development, with Canadian Support
February 13, 2015 – More than 200 people gathered in Nairobi, Kenya on February 12 to mark the official launch of the Institute for Human Development. The Institute is an initiative of Aga Khan University, and the wider Aga Khan Development Network, to expand and drive innovation in research and higher education, focused on human development.
A landmark year for events!
January 21, 2015 – 2014 was a landmark year for AKFC, in no small part because of the events held in Ottawa and across the country! Thousands of Canadians learned more about international development issues by participating in over 30 events hosted by AKFC, many in partnership with other organizations.
New program to train young women and men in Egypt
January 14, 2015 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced a new partnership between the Government of Canada and Aga Khan Foundation Canada to roll out a skills development program for youth in Aswan, Egypt. Red River College in Manitoba is also collaborating on the initiative, which aims to bolster youth employment.