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Speech

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the United Nations Foundation Award

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner. Diane Bondareff / UN Foundation  2017-10
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim
President of the General Assembly Miroslav Lajcák,
Secretary-General António Guterres,
Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed,
Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan,

The many Permanent Representatives in attendance,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Thank you so much Kofi Annan for your generous words of introduction. There is no person alive today who has made a greater contribution to world peace than you, and thanks are due to you from all around the world.

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at Dubai 2016 Games 2016-07-23

Sheikh Nahyan pays tribute to sportsmanship, excellence and pluralism at the opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games
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theismaili.org

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Dubai, UAE

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Admirable Participants in the 2016 Jubilee Games,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

H.H. the Aga khan Speech at the Gold medal Presentation 2013-11-27

His Highness the Aga Khan, recipient of the 2013 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medal, poses for a photograph with
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President Frank and leaders of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada,
Madame Clarkson
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies & Gentlemen

Monsieur le Président, je voudrais vous remercier pour l’honneur que votre institut me fait aujourd’hui. Je remercie Monsieur Baird de m’avoir nommé pour recevoir ce prix si prestigieux et de ces paroles élogieuses.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Ceremony Conferring the Honorary Doctorate at the University of Ottawa 2012-01-13

Hazar Imam at University of Ottawa 2012-01-13
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Chancellor Labelle
President Rock
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests

Permettez-moi d'exprimer avant toute chose ma profonde reconnaissance pour l'insigne honneur que vous me faites.

Speech by Prince Hussain at the Lions Clubs Intern.l-AKDN Tree Planting Initiative in Nairobi City Park 2011-10-19

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Deforestation is one of the great challenges of our times. Scientists estimate about half of all the forests that once covered the Earth are gone. The United Nations Environment Programme tells us that 13 million hectares of forest are destroyed around the globe every year. At that rate a forest the size of Kenya would be cut in less than six years. A forest the size of Uganda – three…

This year is the UN International Year of Forests. It should remind us of the importance of forests in our lives.

Interview

His Highness the Aga Khan's interview with Henri Weill from La Cohorte 2019-01-29

His Highness the Aga Khan.
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(Interview on 29 January 2019)

In 1957, the Aga Khan succeeded his grandfather as the leader of the Ismailis. He is the 49th Imam of a community estimated at between 12 and 15 million believers living in 25 countries. Prince Karim Al-Husseini (his birth name) created the Aga Khan Development network (AKDN), committed to development in the world, regardless of whether there is a community in the country in question. Grand Croix of the Legion of Honour, this discreet man, aged 82 years old, welcomed us for one of his rare French interviews in his property in Gouvieux, Oise.

Princess Zahra interview by Le Figaro

Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra at Gouvieux, Chantilly
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lefigaro.fr

REPORTAGE - Mondialement connu pour la passion qu'il voue aux chevaux de course, le prince héritier de la dynastie des Hassan est aussi un homme d'affaires avisé. Chef spirituel des ismaéliens, cet imam professe un islam modéré. Il célèbre jusqu'en juillet son jubilé de diamant.

A Chantilly, en 1999, l'Aga Khan et son jockey Gérald Mossé, vient de remporter le Prix de Diane, avec la pouliche Daryaba.

A rare interview with the Aga Khan on poverty, climate change, and demystifying Islam

The media-shy spiritual leader, now in his 60th year as Aga Khan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)   2017-07-11
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Quartz qz.com

His Highness Prince Karim, the Aga Khan, is many things.

“Virtually a one-man state,” as Vanity Fair once put it, he’s the spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims and a unique embodiment of the potential for East blending with West. He inherited from his Indian-born grandfather a dynasty that spans the Muslim world, but he is a British citizen, born in Switzerland, raised in Kenya, educated at Harvard, and lives in a French chateau.

PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN-A RARE PORTRAIT 1964-08-10

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A rare portrait of an intent young ruler who rejects the temptations of an idle life in order to carry on his dynasty's sporting tradition. He runs a huge racing stable, is building a vast Mediterranean resort and skis with Olympic skill

Recent Articles

Princess Zahra interview by Le Figaro

Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra at Gouvieux, Chantilly
Source: 
lefigaro.fr

REPORTAGE - Mondialement connu pour la passion qu'il voue aux chevaux de course, le prince héritier de la dynastie des Hassan est aussi un homme d'affaires avisé. Chef spirituel des ismaéliens, cet imam professe un islam modéré. Il célèbre jusqu'en juillet son jubilé de diamant.

A Chantilly, en 1999, l'Aga Khan et son jockey Gérald Mossé, vient de remporter le Prix de Diane, avec la pouliche Daryaba.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the United Nations Foundation Award

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner. Diane Bondareff / UN Foundation  2017-10
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim
President of the General Assembly Miroslav Lajcák,
Secretary-General António Guterres,
Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed,
Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan,

The many Permanent Representatives in attendance,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Thank you so much Kofi Annan for your generous words of introduction. There is no person alive today who has made a greater contribution to world peace than you, and thanks are due to you from all around the world.

A rare interview with the Aga Khan on poverty, climate change, and demystifying Islam

The media-shy spiritual leader, now in his 60th year as Aga Khan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)   2017-07-11
Source: 
Quartz qz.com

His Highness Prince Karim, the Aga Khan, is many things.

“Virtually a one-man state,” as Vanity Fair once put it, he’s the spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims and a unique embodiment of the potential for East blending with West. He inherited from his Indian-born grandfather a dynasty that spans the Muslim world, but he is a British citizen, born in Switzerland, raised in Kenya, educated at Harvard, and lives in a French chateau.

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at Dubai 2016 Games 2016-07-23

Sheikh Nahyan pays tribute to sportsmanship, excellence and pluralism at the opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Source: 
theismaili.org

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Dubai, UAE

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Admirable Participants in the 2016 Jubilee Games,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

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