The Lancet Series: Canada’s global leadership on health | Join Aga Khan Foundation the Lancet, and the University of Toronto…

On Friday February 23, 2018, The Lancet, the world’s leading medical journal, published its first-ever Series on Canada. The series examines the country’s health system and global health role, and aims to spark debate about Canada’s legacy and future health leadership for the world. Join Aga Khan Foundation Canada, The Lancet, and the University of…

Watch Videos on the Smart Global Development conference held at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, Ontario on April 13 and 14, 2016

Smart Global Development Conference – Plenary 1: Smart Global Connections ***** Smart Global Development Conference – Plenary 2: Smart Global Approaches *****  Smart Global Development Conference – Plenary 3: Smart Global Investments Aga Khan Foundation Canada  Published on 26 Apr 2016 The Smart Global Development conference was held at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with AKDN Representative Dr Mahmoud Eboo and Ismaili Council President Malik Talib at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa. AKDN Ottawa, 5 November 2015 — 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…

CEO of Roshan Mobile to discuss on mobile tech sector in Afghanistan at Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat — Register to join the live webcast

Roshan: Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan — Aga Khan Foundation, Canada Karim Khoja,CEO November 5, 2015 – In 2003, when the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development established the Afghanistan mobile company Roshan, there was virtually no telecommunications infrastructure in the country. Some Afghans actually had to walk to a neighbouring country to make a phone…

Professor Jeremy Johns of Oxford on “The Magnificent Seven”: The Great Fatimid Rock Crystal Ewers Carved for the Fatimid Imams

Introduced by Abdulmalik J. Merchant (Publisher/Editor Simerg) ‘The Magnificent Seven’ In 2008, the same year that the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Building was opened by Canada’s Prime Minister Harper in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, a rediscovery of a spectacular medieval Islamic rock crystal ewer, forgotten since the…

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: Architecture of Peace and Plurality – RAIC org / Links to inauguration by the Aga Khan and the Prime Minister of Canada

2012 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture ***** On a prominent site in Ottawa, this secular facility conceived by the Aga Khan as a sanctuary for peace, diplomacy and global pluralism, powerfully expresses its mission through an architectural “bridging of dichotomies”: modernity + tradition, light + dark, indoor + outdoor, west + east. Clad in luminous…

Reflections on the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat as it Receives Governor General’s Medal in Architecture – Simerg com

RIGHT HONOURABLE DAVID JOHNSTON ON THE RECIPIENTS OF THE 2012 MEDALS “The recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture have distinguished themselves as visionary Canadian architects. They have designed spaces where communities are forged, memories are enshrined and identity is created in-built form. Few architects are able to realize their philosophies so fully in practice…