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Award for Aga Khan programmes AKPBS and WASEP - 2010-06-07

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Islamabad: Due to its sustainable initiatives to improve living conditions of more than 200 villages in Pakistan, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service Pakistan’s (AKPBS-P) Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP) was recently awarded with the National Energy Globe Award.

Poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability, gender equality, and economic regeneration are corner stones of AKPBS,P activities

Aga Khan to build 'Islamic Cultural Hub' at King's Cross - London - 2010-05-28

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H. H. the Aga Khan is in talks to develop a major Islamic learning and cultural "hub" at the £2 billion King's Cross Central development in north London.

His foundation has opened negotiations for a large facility on the 67-acre site, and may occupy as many as five buildings. They are mainly for students and educational facilities, but a museum of some kind has not been ruled out.

INTERVIEW: The Aga Khan’s world view - 2010-05-28

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The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims and renowned philanthropist, spoke to The Globe and Mail Friday in a conversation that ranged from the prospects for Afghanistan to his profound admiration of Canadian pluralism.

Extract: "I think societies have to have their own dynamic. The more isolated they are, the more time it takes for that dynamic to change. That’s what you’re seeing in Afghanistan. Not only in Afghanistan, Pakistan also."

H.H. The Aga Khan Receives Honourary Canadian Citizenship Today - 2010-05-28

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities' annual conference: Later today, Michael Ignatieff will be in attendance when the PM bestows honourary Canadian citizenship on the Aga Khan.

Do Business and Islam Mix? Ask Him - 2007-07-08

New York Times article about The Aga Khan includes extracts from a phone interview.

Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlists 19 projects - 2010-05-23

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The shortlist of 19 nominees for the 2010 cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture was recently announced by the Master Jury. The final Award recipients will be announced at a ceremony to be held at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar in October 2010. The range from a textile factory in Turkey to a school built on a bridge in China.

UPDATED MAY 22 - Copyright Lawsuit: Solution in Sight - 2010-05-19

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A solution is in sight to expeditiously resolve this Copyright Lawsuit case to the satisfaction of the Aga Khan and of all parties.

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Law Times Article on the Copyright Lawsuit allegedly by the Aga Khan - 2010-05-10

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The Law Times printed a new article with statements from both sides. The Lawyer at Ogilvie Renault admits to dealing with Sachedina, the defense reiterates their cooperation and submission to the wishes of the Imam, and an intellectual property lawyer expands on the difficulties of applying copyright law to such a case.

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INAUGURATION DE LA GRANDE MOSQUEE A MOPTI 2008-04-23

La ville de Mopti se prépare activement pour la cérémonie d'inauguration de la grande mosquée rénovée et du marché construit. L'événement, qui verra la participation du président de la République, Amadou Toumani Touré et du Prince Karim Aga Khan, aura lieu le 24 avril prochain, dans la Venise malienne où les populations et les ressortissants à Bamako sont en train de préparer une grande fête populaire et de retrouvaille autour des idéaux communs pour le développement de la localité.

SON ALTESSE L'AGA KHAN A MOPTI 2008-04-24

2008, April 24: La restauration de la Grande Mosquée de Mopti est le fruit d’une collaboration étroite entre le Ministère de la Culture et la Direction Nationale du Patrimoine Culturel (DNPC), les autorités régionales et locales, le Comité de la Mosquée et le Trust Aga Khan pour la culture, ainsi que de l’engagement dévoué de nombreux professionnels et artisans, qu’il s’agisse des architectes, des conservateurs, des maçons, des briquetiers, des crépisseurs, des ferronniers, des charpentiers, des potiers ou des électriciens.

EXCLUSIVE: Evidence for Aga Khan Lawsuit - multipart report - 2010-05-01

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Lawsuit Allegedly filed by Aga Khan: Heritage News has obtained exclusive access to some of the evidence to be submitted by the defendants Nagib Tajdin and Alnaz Jiwa. Documents and evidence extracts were posted here every few days in a multipart report.

Copyright Lawsuit 2010: Online Book of All available Materials for Lawsuit Allegedely by Aga Khan

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Canada a fitting choice for Ismaili Imamat building – Prime Minister Stephen Harper - 2010-04-27

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada and the Ismaili community are bonded by shared values of tolerance, compassion, community service and, especially devotion to pluralism.

His comments are contained in a special message to the Arusha Ismaili reunion taking place in Toronto from July 30 to August 1 this year.

Defenses Glorifying the Aga Khan filed in federal Court - 2010-04-29

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In the attached defenses, the defendants affirm to being devoted followers who will unconditionally abide by the wishes of the Aga Khan, whom they glorify in their defense. They also set out to establish that this lawsuit is not actually filed by the Aga Khan, but instead has been fraudulently initiated by someone close to him in his secretariat.

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Obama to Host East AFrican Muslims At 2-Day US Summit - 2010-04-26

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As part of his effort to improve US relations with Muslims in East Africa and throughout the world, President Barack Obama is hosting an entrepreneurship summit this week designed to encourage grassroots economic development that can lead to political reforms.

Four Kenyans are among more than 200 mostly Muslim delegates from 50 countries invited to the event taking place in Washington on Monday and Tuesday. Including AKU Board Trustee Yusuf Keshavjee.

H.H. The Aga Khan on French Television - 2009-10-28

2009, October 28 - This wednesday TV program on France 3 - 20:35 Des Racines et des Ailes with special guest: H.H. The Aga Khan and Erik Orsenna. They are going to have more programs including one on Forodhani Parc and other projects of AKDN in Zanzibar. More on France 3

H.H. The Aga Khan speaks in Syria - 2009-10-30

2009, October 30: Prince Rahim Aga Khan delivered a speech during the Public Private Partnership Conference that took place in Syria between 30 October and 1st November 2009. The conference is organized by the British-Syrian Association in cooperation with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister. According to conference programme, Prince Rahim delivered his keynote address around 9:00am on Saturday 31st October.

Karim Aga Khan - Entrepreneur philantropique de l'année 2009 - 2009-12-17

2009, Decembre 17: Le nouvel Economiste du 17 décembre 2009

Rendez-vous a l'Hotel - Le Prince Karim Aga Khan -Le Nouvel Economiste - 2010-01-07

2010, Janvier 07: Le nouvel Economiste

AKUH to set up a heart and cancer centre in Kenya - 2010-01-20

2010, january 20: The Aga Khan University Hospital plans to set up a heart and cancer centre in Kenya by the end of the year. The centre, the first of its kind in the region, will provide medical treatment for heart ailments and cancers, the university's president, Mr Firoz Rasul, announced on Wednesday. This is only part of their expansion agenda, which Mr Rasul said, is expected to cost more than $700 million (Sh52.5 billion). Besides offering treatment, Mr Rasul said the centre would also train specialists in cardiac diseases and cancer.

Aga Khan To Give Keynote at Pan-Africa Media Conference - 2010-03-18

2010, March 18-19:The Pan Africa media conference , in Nairobi, will bring together prominent personalities in media, business, governments, civil society, and academia across the world. Some of the 40 eminent guests lined up to grace the event include the Aga Khan, Nobel laureate Prof Wangari Maathai, former South Africa's president Thabo Mbeki, telecom investor Mo Ibrahim, and former UN secretary general Kofi Annan. The conference key theme is Reflections on the past, present, and prospects for the future. Thursday 18th March 2010 - 8.30 am - 9.45am - Opening Ceremony Programme - H.H.

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