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Speech at the Graduation ceremony at the School of International and Public Affairs, USA 2006-05-15

H.H. the Aga Khan delivering the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs’ Commencement Address, Riverside
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Dean Anderson,
Faculty Members,
Graduating Students and Parents,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen

I am deeply honoured to be here and deeply grateful for your invitation. This is a memorable day both in your personal lives and in the life of this School—and I am pleased to share in it.

They say that a good graduation speaker is someone who can talk in someone else’s sleep. I hope we can break that pattern today.

Islam – The Religion of Equality — Prince Aly Khan 1958-05-27

Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Speech by H. R. H. Prince Aly Khan

Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the Council of Islamic Affairs,

New York, May 27th 1958.

The late Prince Aly Khan (d. 1960) was the father of the present Aga Khan (IV), and eldest son of the previous Aga Khan (III) — who was also the Chairman of the League of Nations (1933 – 1936).

Mr. Chairman, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you very much for the honour you have done me by inviting me to be your guest at this luncheon and for the kind words you have said about me.

Speech by Prince Sadrudin UN High Commissioner for Refugees, at the European Consultative Meeting, 1968-04-01

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

Mr. Chairman,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

I assumed office as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at the beginning of this year. One of the first tasks to which I had to turn my attention was the problem faced by European governments with regard to the increased number of refugees and asylum-seekers moving into European States. One aspect of this phenomenon has been the fact that, in recent years, the majority of asylum-seekers entering Europe are from non-European countries far away from the region.

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to the Council for Islamic Affairs, New York 1958-05-27

Prince Aly Salomone Khan
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Read and Know No.19

Islam – A Liberating Force

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to The Council of Islamic Affairs, New York
May 27, 1958

It is one of the paradoxes of history that the West, and the Islamic world which have so many beliefs and values in common, should have lived in antagonism for centuries. When we consider the great contribution of the Islamic peoples to modern Western civilization, particularly in the realm of scientific enquiry, philosophic thought and mysticism, wherein the religious spirit is lifted to the sublime, the paradox of conflict becomes all the more striking

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote address Rockefeller celebration: 1989-10-27

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(Source: Canada Ismaili Oct27/89)

Hazar Imam gave a keynote address at Rockefeller Foundation at a dinner hosted by the Rockefeller family at their Pocantico Hills, N.Y. home on the occasion of the 150th birthday of John D. Rockefeller. Hazar Imam was introduced by his former classmate at Harvard, Mr. David Rockefeller Jr. (Senator Rockefeller)

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote address Rockefeller celebration:

Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Recipient: SOS-Kinderdorf Internationa 2002-10-14

Photo on left: Steven Hilton, Princess Salimah, Dr. Oscar Arias, Helmut Kutin.
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www.hiltonfoundation.org

The Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize was established by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in 1996. The annual one million dollar award honors a charitable or non-governmental organization that has made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering anywhere in the world.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Hadrian Award 1997-10-24

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Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Hadrian Award
The Plaza Hotel
24th October 1997
Mr. Culver, Mr. Bronfman, distinguished guests,

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Hadrian Award Ceremony 1996-10-25

Hazar Imam with David Rockefeller at the 1996 Hadrian Awards Presentation  1996-10-25
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ismaili.net

The Plaza Hotel, New York
October 25, 1996

Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests,

AKU & Columbia U announce dual master’s degree 2020-03-12

The MoU was signed by Ira Katznelson, Columbia University’s interim provost and Carl Amrhein, AKU’s provost and vice president,
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The Pie News

Columbia University’s Middle East Institute in New York and the Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations in London have signed an agreement at Columbia University to mark the launch of their dual master’s degree.

The unique degree brings together two of the world’s leading universities and gives students the opportunity to study a topic of global significance while based in London and New York.
“At this moment in history, such an endeavour is especially important”

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, UNHCR, to the 3RD Committee of the U.N. 1967-11-20

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

Madam Chairman,
As this is the first time that I am addressing the General Assembly this year, I should like, first of all, to offer you my sincere congratulations on your election and to congratulate the other officers of the Third Committee, the distinguished Vice-Chairman and Rapporteur.

Madam Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, I also wish to say how happy I am to be here in the Third Committee once more.

H. H. The Aga Khan’s homebred Edisa Scores in Jockey Club Oaks

Edisa | Sarah K Andrew
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Thoroughbred Daily News

BELMONT, NY – H. H. The Aga Khan’s homebred Edisa overcame an awkward start by flying home in the late stages to win Saturday’s $750,000 Jockey Club Oaks Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park.

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations 1958-08-19

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, addressing the General Assembly  1958-08-19

General Assembly Continues Middle East Debate
The General Assembly met today to continue the substantive debate of its Third Emergency Special Session.

Among the speakers at this morning's meeting was Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, who is photographed here as he addressed the Assembly.
19 August 1958
United Nations, New York

General Assembly Continues Middle East Debate
The General Assembly met today to continue the substantive debate of its Third Emergency Special Session.

SPEECH TO THE ASIA SOCIETY - New York, U.S.A. 1979-09-25

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Paigham-e-Imamat, pp. 125-133 Africa Ismaili, IX, 1-2 (July 1980), pp. 14-17

Mr Talbot, Ladies and Gentlemen, honoured guests and members of the Asia Society

By the Islamic calendar we will in just a few months enter the 1400th year of our faith. In the Christian accounting of time, we stand on the brink of the 21st century. It seems fitting to reflect, to consider what Islam has been and what it is to become in this new age. It is a time to speak about hazards and about visions.

The Aga Khan, a jet-setter who mixes business and Islam 2007-07-09

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nytimes.com

NEW YORK — He is a moderate Muslim religious leader and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. He is also a twice-married jet-setter, and he owns hundreds of racehorses, valuable stud farms, an exclusive yacht club on Sardinia and a lavish estate near Paris.

He has poured money into poorer, neglected parts of the world, often into businesses as basic as making fishnets, plastic bags and matches, while also teaming up with private equity powerhouses like the Blackstone Group on a $750 million hydroelectric system in Uganda.

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.

Prince Amyn honoured at The Hadrian Gala: Honoring Extraordinary Leaders since 1988 2018-10-23

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www.wmf.org

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is a lifelong supporter of cultural heritage in all its forms. He obtained a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a master’s from Harvard’s GSAS while studying in parallel at the New England Conservatory of Music. In 1964, he joined the United Nations Secretariat in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and later joined the Aga Khan’s Secretariat.

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Hazar Imam arrives with Prince Hussain and Prince Aly Muhammad to receiveThe Architectural League of New York’s 2017 President’s Medal 2017-05-19

The Art Lovers Who Founded Cairo 2018-03-18

Kohl Container of rock crystal from Egypt (12th century) Photo: Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo  2018-03-19
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www.wsj.com

The Fatimids created the first alternative Muslim empire to fully challenge the orthodox Sunni Caliphate and ran a highly civilized, assiduously cultured and tolerant outfit.

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March 19, 2018 4:30 p.m. ET

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Toronto

Aga Khan Foundation Holds Second Biennial Gala // Raises 2.5 Million Dollars

Prince Amyn Aga Khan speaking at the AKF Gala in New York  2017-11-20
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SOURCE Aga Khan Foundation
NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, hosted its second biennial gala on Wednesday, November 15th at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, raising 2.5 million dollars.


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