Nairobi City Park to Be Rehabilitated by Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Government of Kenya
16 April 2012 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday between the Government of Kenya, the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, the City Council of Nairobi and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to collaborate in the rehabilitation and restoration of the Nairobi City Park to international standards in terms of architecture, landscape and horticulture.
1.5 Million Trees to Be Planted in Kenya by AKDN and Lions Clubs International
19 October 2011 - To address the rapid deforestation taking place in Kenya, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Lions Clubs International have teamed up to plant 1.5 million trees in Kenya by June 2012. The programme is part of a broader effort by AKDN institutions to plant 10 million trees by 2014.
Clean Energy Pioneer AKPBS Receives Prestigious Environmental Prize for BACIP Programme in Pakistan
16 June 2011 - The Aga Khan Planning and Building Service’s (AKPBS) innovative Building and Construction Improvement Programme (BACIP) received the Award for Avoided Deforestation at the 2011 Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy.
Trees for Food, Fuel and Fodder
30 January 2011 - The Aga Khan Development Network, which has planted over 100 million trees in Asia and Africa over the last 25 years, will plant over 10 million more trees. The commitment coincides with the International Year of Forests.
AKDN at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit
19 November 2008 - AKDN at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit
Aga Khan Trust for Culture Starts US$2.2 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town
18 January 2008 - Forodhani Park, the largest open space in Zanzibar's historic Stone Town (a World Heritage Site), will undergo a US$ 2.2 million restoration during 2008.
Two Major Landmarks Restored in Historic Cairo (Media Advisory)
26 October 2007 - In a ceremony here today, His Highness the Aga Khan, His Excellency Farouk Hosni, Egypt’s Minister of Culture, and His Excellency Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, the Governor of Cairo, inaugurated the restoration and revitalisation of two historic complexes in the city’s Darb al-Ahmar district.
Shigar Fort Awarded Top Prize in the 2006 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards
01 September 2006 - The UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific announced today that Shigar Fort Palace has been honoured with the Award of Excellence in the 2006 UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation.
Bellerive Foundation Merges with Aga Khan Foundation
31 May 2006 - Bellerive Foundation Merges with the Aga Khan Foundation New US$10 million Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment
Bellerive Foundation Merges with the Aga Khan Foundation
31 May 2006 - The activities of the Bellerive Foundation are being integrated into the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in the form of the “Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment”, a US$ 10 million fund which will be dedicated to practical solutions to environmental problems.
Aga Khan Accepts Royal Toledo Foundation Award for Work in Revitalising Historic Cities of the Islamic World
02 March 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan today accepted an award from the Royal Toledo Foundation (Real Fundación de Toledo) for work in the preservation and revitalisation of historic cities in the Islamic world. His Majesty Juan Carlos I, Patron of the Foundation, made the formal presentation of the Award.
Aga Khan and Madame Mubarak inaugurate Cairo's Al-Azhar Park
25 March 2005 - Her Excellency Madame Suzanne Mubarak today inaugurated the 30-hectare (74-acre) Al Azhar Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.
Aga Khan Creates New 30-hectare Park in Historic Cairo (Media Advisory)
01 February 2005 - The creation of the 30-hectare (74-acre) Al-Azhar park, undertaken in the historic district of Cairo by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, is proving to be a catalyst for urban renewal in one of the most congested cities in the world.
Resurgence of Mostar’s Historic City Centre: New Agency for Conservation and Development to Build on Completed Projects (Media Advisory)
23 July 2004 - In tandem with the opening of Mostar’s reconstructed Old Bridge, city officials and representatives of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the World Monuments Fund (WMF) will inaugurate a wide range of projects that include urban planning, the restoration of monuments, the improvement of historic houses and streetscape enhancements.
Aga Khan Speaks of Tolerance and Shared Heritage
15 April 2003 - Evokes Iraq and Afghanistan at inauguration of Humayun's Tomb Gardens.
“Paradise Garden” Restoration to Revitalise Kabul
02 May 2002 - The Government of Afghanistan and the Municipality of Kabul today confirmed that the Aga Khan Trust for Culture will lead a project to enable reutilisation of the historic Bagh-e-Babur garden as a major public open space and also to rehabilitate neighbourhood residential dwellings and public sanitation facilities.
President Mubarak and Aga Khan Discuss Cairo Projects
04 May 1999 - President Hosni Mubarak today discussed with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Ismaili Muslims, an integrated plan for development of Cairo's largest park, and innovative cultural restoration and economic revitalisation projects being undertaken by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in the capital's historic old city.
His Highness the Aga Khan is on a four-day visit to the Kyrgyz Republic to review AKDN activities in the country.
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