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Annual Paris Peace Conference 2019-11-07

Hazar Imam welcomed by President Macron to the la Grande Halle de La Villette for the 2019 Pais Peace Forum  2019-11-12

On Thursday November 7, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Pars with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

In the course of the talks, they discussed issues related to state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network, according to the Tajik president’s official website.

Tajik leader reportedly expressed satisfaction with the level and content of real cooperation between Tajikistan and AKDN.

Princess Zahra arrives in Houston, Texas, to receive Huffington Award 2019-10-10

Princess Zahra Aga Khan is presented the Huffington Award by Nancy C. Allen, Honourary Co-Chair and Asia Society Center Board Me

Princess Zahra and her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, arrived in Houston, Texas, earlier today at the invitation of the Asia Society Texas Center. Princess Zahra is being honoured with the Huffington Award at the annual Award Dinner being held later tonight.

She will be recognised for her outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, uplifted lives, and advanced health and education on a global scale through her work with the Aga Khan Development Network.

‘the living sea’ and ‘among the giants’ by Prince Hussain Aga Khan

‘the living sea’ – general view, in front of the light boxes

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the living sea captures the fragility of our oceans with immersive underwater photography

His Highness The Aga Khan hosts the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre, London

Hazar Imam meets with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre, London  2019-10-02.png

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out for a special event on Wednesday, ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan.
William and Kate, both 37, attended a reception hosted by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross, London. The couple met with a range of people from Pakistan at the event, including community leaders, those involved in British and Pakistani business, and key figures within the Diaspora community, including musicians, chefs and artists.

Prince Hussain to wed Fareen on September 29, 2019

Prince Hussain seen with Fareen nee Elizabeth Hoag

Hazar Imam informed the Global Jamat in a message dated September 9, 2019 that Prince Hussain would wed Fareen on September 29, 2019 and that the Nikah would be recited in Geneva.

In December 2018, Hazar Imam had informed the International Jamats, that Prince Hussain had been engaged to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name of Fareen upon embracing Islam.

This wedding has brought immense joy to Hazar Imam and His family and He wished the Jamats to join in this celebration

2019 Shortlist announced for Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Saif Ul Haque recieves 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Courtesy

Geneva, Switzerland, 25 April 2019 – The 20 shortlisted projects for the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today. The projects will compete for US$ 1 million in prize money.

Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto 2019-07-09

Prince Amyn is conferred with the Medal of Honour of the City of Porto by Mayor Mr Rui Moreira. 2019-07-09

On 9 July in Porto, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was awarded the City’s Medal of Honour by the Mayor of the Porto Municipality, Rui Moreira who presided over a ceremony at the Casa do Roseiral, in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal. The medal was presented in honour of "a great patron of the arts." Prince Amyn Aga Khan has a close relationship with several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

7th Annual Pluralism Lecture held at Lisbon Ismaili Centre

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers remarks at the 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture to introduce Deputy Secretary-General of the Uni

The Annual Pluralism Lecture 2019 will take place on 11 June in Lisbon, where Mawlana Hazar Imam is expected to introduce this year’s speaker, Amina J. Mohammed. The event is anticipated to begin at 7:00 PM UTC+1, and will be webcast at the.ismaili/live.

Hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism, the Annual Pluralism Lecture provides an opportunity to learn from individuals whose work has made a practical difference in the world. The 2019 lecture will explore the connections between pluralism and global efforts to advance peace, justice, and sustainable development.

Aga Khan Stand opened in The Curragh Racecourse, Ireland

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New Curragh development receives high praise after official opening
Sun 26 May 2019

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the new facilities at the Curragh as the track’s official opening ceremony took place during racing on Sunday.

The centrepiece of the redeveloped racecourse is the Aga Khan Stand, which can cater for up to 6,000 people over four levels, and the Aga Khan himself was on hand to take part in the celebrations.

Aga Khan University celebrates partnerships in Lisbon with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives.

Hazar Imam with AKU Board of Trustees, leaders of the Jamat and AKDN and Portuguese universities  delegates   2019-04-13

t a special dinner hosted in Lisbon on 13 April 2019, the Aga Khan University (AKU) celebrated its partnership with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives. The event was attended by Mawlana Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra.

Aga Khan Music Awards

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn and Prince Hussain at the inaugural Music Awards in Lisbon  2019-03-28

The Aga Khan Music Awards recognise outstanding creativity, promising talent and initiative in the fields of performance, creation, education, preservation and musical revitalisation in societies where Muslims have a significant presence. Awarded by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, prizes will be presented during a three-day free-entry ceremony that includes concerts, competitions and conferences.

Hazar Imam attends Commonwealth Day in London, U.K. 2019-03-11

H.H. The Aga Khan and fami

Hazar Imam attended Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey, London today March 11, 2019. In attendance also were dignitaries from all Commonwealth countries and the British Royal Family. Hazar Imam's family also attended including Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa.

The Commonwealth represents 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people and 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development.

University of Washington and Aga Khan University sign agreement to further population health, research, service and education

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The University of Washington and Aga Khan University signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday.Mark Stone/University of Washington

SEATTLE — The University of Washington today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan University to codify partnership activities already underway and to leverage complementary strengths to further expand research, service and education in low- and middle-income countries.

Closing Remarks at Winners' seminar of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture

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I would wish to begin my closing remarks by first of all expressing my sincere thanks and deep feeling of gratitude on behalf of everyone connected to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and from myself to the President of the Republic of Syria and to the Prime Minister and his Government for the most generous, thoughtful and constructive way in which they have enabled the Aga Khan Award for Architecture to hold its prize-giving ceremony and related events here in Aleppo.

Prince Hussain opens Art Exhibition in Nairobi on Conservancy of Ocean Life 2019-02-11

Prince Hussain with Ismail Volunteers at the 'Fragile Beauty' Exhibition in Nairobi  2019-01-30i

2019, FEBRUARY 10TH, Prince Hussain Aga Khan has arrived with Princess Fareen in Nairobi, Kenya. They will be in the region up to Thursday.

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As delegates from across the world converge in Nairobi for the ongoing blue economy conference which started on Monday, Prince Hussain Aga Khan is hosting a fine arts exhibition at the sidelines of the forum to promote environment conservation.

The exhibition depicts photos of marine and oceanic ecosystems from all over the globe.

Hazar Imam announces engagement of Prince Hussain to Ms. Elizabeth Hoag 2018-12-21

Prince Hussain with Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra during visit to India

Hazar Imam sent a special message of joy and happiness to world-wide Jamats announcing the engagement of His beloved son, Prince Hussain to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam.

The message said "It is with special happiness that I am writing to inform My Jamat that my beloved second son, Prince Hussain, is engaged to be married to Miss Elizabeth Hoag, who has adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam. It is expected that they will marry in the spring of 2019.

Aga Khan at 2018 Conference on Afghanistan 2018-11-28

His Highness the Aga Khan in discussion with Mr. Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister at a bilateral meeting held at the Geneva C

Regional cooperation and a commitment to pluralism are key to a country’s national development and stability, says Aga Khan

Geneva, Switzerland, 28 November 2018 – His Highness the Aga Khan, speaking at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, today reaffirmed his “enduring commitment to Afghanistan, and, most importantly, to its peoples”.

Hazar Imam attends World Peace Conference in Paris, France 2018-11-11

H.H. The Aga Khan greets President de Sousa of Portugal and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada. AKDN / Cécile Genest

The Aga Khan, Mowlana Hazar Imam , was among the 70 World Leaders who attended in Paris, the ceremonies commemorating the 100 years of the Armistice that ended the World War 1 (the Great War). The Aga Khan attended the opening of the Paris Peace Forum which is scheduled from 11 to 13th November 2018.

Press Release (AKDN)

Prince Amyn honoured at World Monuments Fund’s Hadrian Gala 2018-10-23

World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan  2018-10-23

World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan, of the Aga Khan Development Network, and Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, historian of the city of Havana, Cuba, at the 31st annual Hadrian Gala held at the Rainbow Room in New York City on October 23.

His Highness The Aga Khan welcomes Karen Armstrong to the Annual Global Centre for Pluralism Lecture 2018

Hazar Imam with Karen Armstrong at the Aga Khan Centre, London, England for the 2018 Lecture of GCP 2018-10-04

Karen Armstrong delivers the 2018 Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture at the Aga Khan Centre

LONDON, October 4, 2018 – Karen Armstrong, the British author, delivered the annual 2018 Global Centre for Pluralism Lecture today at the new Aga Khan Centre. The title of Ms. Armstrong’s lecture was “Compassion or Toleration? Two Approaches to Pluralism”.


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