Event Archive: 2012


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March 20, 2012 - Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) hosted a candid discussion on the prospects for long-term development in Afghanistan.

February 28, 2012 - Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) was pleased to welcome Apoorva Oza, CEO of Aga Khan Rural Support Program – India (AKRSP-India) to Ottawa for a public lecture.

December 10, 2012 - Child mortality can be significantly reduced by focusing interventions on the poorest of the poor, particularly in rural areas, says Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, an award-winning researcher, prolific author, and senior medical educator at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan.

November 6, 2012 - Despite significant progress in improving maternal and child health since 2002, Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places on earth to become pregnant – or be born.

September 21, 2012 - In partnership with the Committee of Entities in the Struggle Against Hunger and for a Full Life (COEP), Aga Khan Foundation Canada hosted the Canadian launch of Cotton, Computers and Citizenship: A story of economic and social change among rural communities in Northeastern Brazil with the author Dr. John Saxby.

September 7, 2012 - Reducing hidden hunger – a chronic lack of essential vitamins and minerals – is vital not only to individual child development, but to building strong, healthy societies for the future. That was the message of esteemed child health researcher Dr. Robert E. Black, at the Nutrition on the Table: Micronutrients and Global Child Survival panel discussion on September 7.

July 4, 2012 - Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s (AKFC) International Development Fellowship Program is underway for its 23rd year, sending early-career Canadian professionals to work for eight months in international development placements overseas. The 2012 fellowships cover a variety of fields, such as health, microenterprise, early childhood education, and journalism.

February 29, 2012 - The Coady International Institute and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) celebrated the leadership of women worldwide, hosting a forum titled Women Leading Change – Perspectives from Canada and the World.

The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister for International Cooperation, was an honoured guest at the event.

February 9, 2012 - The North-South Institute (NSI), in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), was pleased to unveil the 2011 Canadian Development Report (CDR). The event was part of International Development Week, which encourages Canadians to engage with Canada’s development community.

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