50 YEARS OF KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG IN INDIA

In 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Siftung’s India office can look back on a fifty-year, very successful collaboration with its Indian partners. Since 1968, not only India has undergone immense development and sustainable change, but the KAS’ work has evolved in sync with it and continuously adapted its working focus to new conditions and challenges. In 2018, the…

Ambassador Georg Schmidt: “No global problem will be solved without Africa” —Intervew by German Information Centre Africa

Ambassador Georg Schmidt, Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Sahel in Germany’s Foreign Office, is currently visiting Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The German Information Centre Africa had the opportunity to interview Ambassador Schmidt during his stay on the continent. © German Information Centre Africa – Georg Schmidt March 30, 2015 Ambassador Schmidt, when…

The world descends on Johannesburg — One Young World com news story on the Summit in which 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries are meeting

Today Johannesburg will welcome 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries as the One Young World Summit 2013 kicks off with its Opening Ceremony at the FNB Stadium. The representatives of the world’s youth are being joined by a host of One Young World Counsellors: global figures who are committed to promoting youth issues. Counsellors attending…

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 1970 University of Sind Convocation Address (Hyderabad, Pakistan) (via Ismailimail)

Twice a month NanoWisdoms’ Suggested Readings series highlights an important selection from our Archive of Imamat speeches, interviews and writings. This week’s selection is His Highness the Aga Khan’s 1970 University of Sind Convocation Address (Hyderabad, Pakistan). In this prescient speech, the Aga Khan explains how the Muslim concept of statehood was broken after the…

UNIFEM Canada President Almas Jiwani Addresses at the (IMF) Civil Society Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.

Source: Market Wire ***** WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Oct. 12, 2010) – Almas Jiwani, President of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM Canada, part of UN Women), International Civil Society advocates, world leaders, government officials, academics, representatives from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) convened at the International Monetary…

Sustaining the humanistic tradition of civic participation – The Ismaili

“The idea of the public square is one that thinks of a framework safeguarded by the rule of law, enriched by pluralism of culture and politics, and fed by commitments of ethics. That is what civil discourse and civil society aims at with communities, institutions and individuals participating collaboratively in this exercise.” — Dr Amyn Sajoo,…

Pakistan: Workshop on Good Governance by AKRSP

One day workshop on local Government Assessment Tools for representatives of Local Govt. LSO and CSOs held at Chitral. CHITRAL: A day long workshop on local government assessment tools for representatives of local government, local support organizations (LSO) and Community support organizations (CSOs) held here in Chitral organized by Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP)…