Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, 13 September 2019 – The six winning projects of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) were acclaimed earlier today at a ceremony held at Kazan’s Musa Jalil State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Mintimer Shaimiev, State Counsellor of the Republic of Tatarstan, accompanied His Highness the Aga Khan, hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, in presiding over the Awards Ceremony.
Tajikistan Independence Day
In Roshtqala, Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Foundation supports a programme that...
For more than 25 years and through most of the country’s post-independence history, the AKDN has worked towards the vision of an economically dynamic, politically stable, intellectually vibrant and culturally tolerant Tajikistan.
Madagascar Independence Day
In poor rural areas, community-based savings groups are often providing...
Madagascar celebrates its Independence Day every 26 June. This is the date in 1960 when its complete independence from France was achieved and recognised. Since 2005 the Aga Khan Development Network has been undertaking development activities in both rural and urban contexts in various parts of the country, working across agriculture, nutrition, climate adaptation, access to finance, improving value chains, and creating market linkages.
Raising the quality of nursing
AKU-SONAM alumna Pendo Bukori (right) is a Cervical Cancer Screening Field...
In May each year global communities join together to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of nurses and midwives. At 23 million strong, nurses and midwives are the world’s largest healthcare profession forming 50% of the total health workforce and up to 85% in many low-resource settings.
Aga Khan Academies celebrate graduating 1,000 global leaders
Chief Guest Eric Wainaina presents an Award of Excellence to Kirunda...
At graduations in India and Kenya, 159 exceptional students joined other alumni in marking the milestone of the 1000th leader to graduate from the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad (India) and its sister school, the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa (Kenya).