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Aga Khan at the 8th annual Global Philanthropy Forum in Washington - 2009-04-23

Thursday, 2009, April 23

His Highness the Aga Khan delivered a keynote speech at the 8th annual Global Philanthropy Forum. The Aga Khan also met with The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State, at the State Department prior to delivering the address to participants at the Global Philanthropy Forum.

High Highness the Aga Khan, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Her Majesty Queen Rania, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus, and White House Climate "Czar" Carol Browner were among the 500 philanthropists present to discuss those crises we face which cannot be solved by governments alone.


SPEECH by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Global Philanthropy Forum, Keynote, Washingtom - 2009-04-23


President Jane Wales, thank you for those very generous comments.

I’d like to say how happy I am to share in this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a special pleasure for me to be with you tonight, for I look upon you as particularly serious and informed partners in the work of global understanding and international development.

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