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His Highness the Aga Khan's address at the Aiglon College Graduation Ceremony (Chesières, Switzerland)

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Distinguished guests,

Thanks you Mr. McDonald for your very kind words, and for protecting me from eggs and tomatoes for having studied at Le Rose.

Let me say what an honour and pleasure it is to share this important day with this graduating class, with your faculty, your parents, your alumni. I congratulate you most warmly for all your successes, not only in your academic endeavours but also in the many fields where you have demonstrated exceptional talent. In music and art, in drama and sports, and in so many other areas of endeavour.

His Highness the Aga Khan's address at the Aiglon College Graduation Ceremony (Chesières, Switzerland)

aiglon.jpg

Distinguished guests,

Thanks you Mr. McDonald for your very kind words, and for protecting me from eggs and tomatoes for having studied at Le Rose.

Let me say what an honour and pleasure it is to share this important day with this graduating class, with your faculty, your parents, your alumni. I congratulate you most warmly for all your successes, not only in your academic endeavours but also in the many fields where you have demonstrated exceptional talent. In music and art, in drama and sports, and in so many other areas of endeavour.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan weds Ms Kendra Salwa Spears - 2013-08-31

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Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa were married on 31 August 2013 on the shores of Lake Geneva at the residence of late Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan in Switzerland.

Aga Khan, Swiss NGO sign deal to broaden access to quality education - 2010-11-01

Source: 
www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/736798

THE Aga Khan Development Network Foundation and the International Baccalaureate have agreed to jointly intensify efforts to broaden access to quality education for students in Uganda and other developing countries.

A memorandum of understanding signed at the Aga Khan headquarters in France between the two organisations sets out a framework for strengthened cooperation in the advancement of education.

Baccalaureate is a Swiss-based NGO, which offers educational programmes for “a worldwide community of schools”.

H. H. The Aga Khan CALLS ON WEST TO EXPAND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN THIRD WORLD - 1985-01-28

Speaking to an audience of 200 business leaders in Zurich (Monday, January 28) Mowlana Hazar Imam called on industrialised nations to expand their economic activity in the countries of the third world.

H. H. The Aga Khan visits International Committee of the Red Cross Headquarters in Geneva - 1985-05-20

Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Saheba were guests of Mr. Alexandre Hay, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, at a luncheon a the ICRC Headquarters in Geneva on Monday May 20th.

SPEECH TO THE SWISS-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - 1976-01-14

I would like to begin by expressing my appreciation of the opportunity you have given me today to speak in this important city of Europe. The business and financial institutions of Zurich have made it one of the great symbols of private initiative in the industrial world, and I am happy to be able to address you on a subject which extends the horizons of individual enterprise to the developing world.

Taleban Target Statues Regarding the report 'Taleban to Destroy Buddhas' (Feb.27) - 2001-03-01

I was distressed to learn that the Taleban rulers of Afghanistan had ordered the destruction of all statues, including the unique giant fifth century Buddhas located in Bamiyan.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan dies - 2003-05-13

Source: 
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en25383&F_catID=&f_type=sourc

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a former UN High Commissioner for Refugees and uncle of Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, died in the United States on Monday. He was 70.The prince died in a Boston hospital after a long illness, an official of one of his foundations told AFP. After a career in the United Nations that spanned nearly 40 years, the prince devoted himself to defence and environmental issues.

PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN LAID TO REST IN COLLONGE-BELLERIVE - 2003-05-16

In the calm of the quiet Swiss commune at whose heart he lived for nearly half a century, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan was today laid to rest following traditional Muslim ceremonies, attended, as he had wished, by his most intimate family.Beneath the arches of the Château de Bellerive, the site of an ancient Cistercian abbey, last respects were paid to the gentle refrain of Quaranic recitation led by Sheikh Ahmed Ahmed Ibrahim who leads the prayers at the late Aga Khan's mausoleum in Aswan, Egypt.

Microsoft asked to invest in Pakistan - 2004-01-25

Source: 
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en51914&F_catID=&f_type=source

President General Pervez Musharraf met Prince Karim Aga Khan here on Saturday. They discussed matters of mutual interest and took into account the projects being run by the Aga Khan Foundation in different sectors in Pakistan.
The President appreciated the contributions of Prince Karim in education, tourism, health and social welfare. Minister for Finance Shaukat Aziz, Commerce Minister Hummayun Akhtar and Governor State Bank of Pakistan were present during the meeting.

Disparition du prince de la Genève internationale - 2003-05-15

Source: 
www.swissinfo.org/sfr/Swissinfo.html?siteSect=111&sid=1855625

Avec le décès de Sadruddin Aga Khan, Genève perd l?une de ses grandes figures internationales.
Il a été l?un des pionniers de la cause environnementale, comme le rappelle à Frédéric Burnand son ami Philippe Roch, directeur de l?Office fédéral de l?environnement.
C?est au Massachusetts Boston Hospital que le prince Sadruddin Aga Khan est mort lundi, des suites d?une longue maladie.
Installé à Genève depuis 1959, le prince était l?un des descendants de l?illustre et richissime famille Aga Khan.

L'AKDN lance un nouvel effort pour les plus pauvres du monde - 2005-02-22

Source: 
www.french.xinhuanet.com/french/2005-02/22/content_82380.htm

Le réseau Aga Khan de développement (AKDN) a annoncé mardi à Genève le lancement d'une nouvelle génération de produits et de services financiers visant à aider les populations les plus vulnérables du monde.

PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN'S FUNERAL CEREMONIES IN GENEVA - 2003-05-13

Funeral ceremonies for Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan who died in Boston on 12th May, will be conducted in Geneva, Switzerland.Arrangements have been made for members of the diplomatic corps, government officials and close friends to pay their last respects to Prince Sadruddin at the Chateau de Bellerive, 25 Chemin du Milieu, 1245 Collonge-Bellerive between 3:00 p.m. (1500 hours) and 8:00 p.m. (2000 hours) on Thursday, 15th May, 2003.

E' morto Sadruddin Aga Khan - 2003-05-13

Source: 
www.kataweb.it/news/detail.jsp?idCategory=707&idContent=381283

Il principe Sadruddin Aga Khan è morto ieri; aveva 70 anni e da tempo era malato. Ne ha dato notizia una fonte della Fondazione Bellerive di Ginevra, da lui creata nel 1977. 'Il principe è morto ieri al Massachusetts Boston Hospital', ha annunciato la fonte. Nato a Parigi nel 1933, sposato con Catherine Aleya Sursock, l'Aga Khan era figlio di Mohammed Shaha Aga Khan III, della famiglia reale indiana.

E' morto Sadruddin Aga Khan, aveva 70 anni - 2003-05-13

Source: 
www.lastampa.it/redazione/cronache/ngagakhan.asp

Il principe Sadruddin Aga Khan, ex alto commissario dell'Onu per i rifugiati e zio di Karim Aga Khan IV, capo spirituale dei musulmani ismaeliti, è deceduto. Lo ha detto a Ginevra la Fondazione Bellerive-Al Action da lui fondata.Nato a Parigi nel 1933, l'Aga Khan era figlio di Mohammed Shaha Aga Khan III, della famiglia reale indiana.
Il principe ha creato la Fondazione Bellerive e ha presieduto l'associazione Alp Action, attiva nel campo della protezione delle Alpi.

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