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Aga Khan visits UNHCR headquarters to discuss enhanced cooperation 2015-11-06

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His Highness the Aga Khan, visited UNHCR headquarters today to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world.

UNHCR staff greeted the Aga Khan before he held private talks with Guterres followed by a meeting with senior UNHCR officials on the long-standing partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network and the UN refugee agency.

H.H. The Aga Khan to appear at ICOMOS-UK Conference as Keynote Speaker 2015-10-22

H.H The Aga Khan at the ICOMOS-UK Conference 2015-10-22

ICOMOS-UK To Launch Cultural Heritage Manifesto in 50th Anniversary Year

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In its 50th anniversary year, and at a time when our global heritage is ever more under threat of destruction, ICOMOS-UK (the UK National Committee of ICOMOS: International Council on Monuments and Sites) is calling for a new approach to the way we all sustain, promote and benefit from cultural heritage through the launch of its landmark Cultural Heritage Manifesto.

Aga Khan Trust to continue working with Penang government to preserve George Town 2015-10-19

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (top left) and High Highness Aga Khan (top, right) with delegates from the Aga Khan Trust,

THE Aga Khan Trust for Culture, one of the world’s premier organisation involved in matters of architecture, conservation and urban planning, will continue helping Malaysia protect, develop and enhance George Town, Penang.

The trust has extended its contract with Think City Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Bhd) and Penang state government for another three years and will provide technical assistance to preserve the town, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO is 2008.

Hazar Imam's horses win 2 races at Arc de Triomphe

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Vazirabad won the first race - the Qatar Prix de Chaudenay. Candariliya followed with another impressive come-from-behind win in the 3rd race - the Qatar Prix de Royallieu. Princess Zahra with Princess Sara accepted both the winner's prizes. Christophe Soumillon was the jockey in both races

H.H. The Aga Khan Keynote Speech at the Athens Democratic Forum - 2015-09-15

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2015, September 15: LIVE WEBCAST H.H. The Aga Khan keynote address at the Athens Democracy Forum the Aga Khan will deliver a keynote address at the Stoa of Attalos on Tuesday, September 15th The International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum will take place at the Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall and the Stoa of Attalos of the Ancient Agora. It has been convened in cooperation with the United Nations Democracy Fund, the City of Athens, and Kathimerin Scroll down for WEBCAST

Interview of AgaKhan with Lucky Severson on pbs.org 2015-07-31

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TV Interview and full transcripts available @ http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2015/07/31/aga-khan-ismaili-mu...

Extended Interview: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2015/07/31/july-31-2015-aga-kh...

SEVERSON: It is very rare for the Aga Khan to grant interviews. We caught up with him in Toronto:

(speaking to the Aga Khan): You are a spiritual leader, a businessman, treated like a head of state. I think you were just with the prime minister yesterday. Which of those hats are most important to you?

Aga Khan wins with Saryshagann at prix de Diane Longines 2015-06-14

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Saryshagann with jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 1st Race at Prix de Diane Longines on Sunday June 14th 2015 at 2 PM

Taj Mahal conservation could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation 2015-06-09

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If the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) doesn't improve the quality of conservation of Taj Mahal, the monument's maintenance could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation.

Talking to India Today, a senior ASI official said that the Ministry of Culture is planning to portion out the monument, giving the maintenance of its various areas to different organizations on the grounds of a Corporate Social Responsibility campaign that began in 2013 with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation signing up for the maintenance of the monument.

Protocol between The Ismaili Imamate and Portugal 2015-06-03

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H.H. The Aga Khan has arrived in Lisbon, Portugal and was welcomed at the airport by Mnister was received by Pedro Mota Soares of the Government of Portugal. According to news received from Portugal newspapers, H.H. The Aga Khan, Imam of the Ismailis, will be moving some of his institutions in Portugal where he may also build a residence. H.H. The Aga Khan is expected in the Country this week and more news will be posted in this section starting today.

H.H. The Aga Khan is expected to make large investments in Portugal in the next 5 years.

Prince Aga Khan and jockey Christophe Soumillon leading Kataniya at Prix de Royaumont 2015-05-31

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Lauréate du Prix de Royaumont (Gr. 3) dans un bon style et après avoir longtemps évolué à flanc de peloton, Kataniya donne le sourire au Prince Aga Khan et à Christophe Soumillon. La fille de Raven's Pass, dotée d'un magnifique modèle, signe son 3ème succès consécutif. photo : APRH

Pluralism Lecture 2015 - RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA: - 2015-05-28

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Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015 - May 28, 2015 - Click here for Webcast

Introductory remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan to:

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada

RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA:

21st Century Challenges to the Human Rights Movement

Ottawa Visit of His Highness The Aga Khan in May 2015

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H.H. The Aga Khan will arrive in Ottawa Tuesday 26th May for a 2 days visit. He is expected to meet the Prime Minister Harper the same evening and work next day on other AKDN related subjects before returning to Toronto for his introduction of a talk by The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada at the Pluralism event.

Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park 2015-05-25

The Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park will take place in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam on 25 May 2015. Situated along Wynford Drive, the Park provides a beautifully landscaped contemplative public space that encompasses the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum.

Also see:
» WEBCAST: Aga Khan Park opening in Toronto
http://www.theismaili.org/news-events/webcast-aga-khan-park-opening-toro...
» Aga Khan Park is for now and forever http://www.theismaili.org/news-events/event-journal-opening-toronto-and-...

Aga Khan Park, Toronto Opening 2015-05-25

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Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015

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Premier Kathleen Wynne will inaugurate the Aga Khan Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, and spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in Toronto on Monday, 25 May 2015.

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat 2015-05-25

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News Release

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat

Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

May 25, 2015 12:00 P.M.

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Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Aga Khan signs Protocol with Ontario Government - Queens Park 2015-05-25

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Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat
Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Aga Khan Shocked and Saddened by Attack on the Ismaili Community in Pakistan 2015-05-13

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Gouvieux, France, 13th May 2015 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims has expressed shock and sadness in the wake of an attack on a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community on their way to work in Karachi, Pakistan, that left 43 people dead.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture Restores the "Blue Mosque" in Cairo 2015-05-02

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Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the larger Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

The Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, and the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, joined His Highness the Aga Khan in marking the occasion at the Mosque.

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Aga Khan visits India for 5 days in April - 2015-04-06

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His HIghness The Aga Khan starts his visit in India from 6th April 2015 to 11 April 2015 -

Delhi, India, April 2015 – As part of its continued efforts to restore and revitalise the areas around Humayun's Tomb, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and its partners will begin construction on a site museum and visitor's centre in Delhi.

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with president Atambayev of Kyrgyz Republc 2015-03-30

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President Atambayev and His Highness the Aga Khan met in Brussels this evening, as part of an ongoing dialogue and partnership between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Aga Khan Development Network.


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