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We inhabit an overcrowded and interconnected planet and yet we share a common destiny. A weakness or pain in one corner can rapi

We inhabit an overcrowded and interconnected planet and yet we share a common destiny. A weakness or pain in one corner can rapidly transmit itself across the globe. The pervasive rejection of pluralism in all its forms plays a significant role in breeding destructive conflicts

Since ancient times, great cultures have thrived because of their openness to diversity, and not because of their exclusivity. I

Since ancient times, great cultures have thrived because of their openness to diversity, and not because of their exclusivity. It was to address this issue that the Government of Canada and I created a new Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa in 2006.

In Islam, faith and world are not separate. We have a dual level of answerability - to faith and world. And, in fact, my interpr

In Islam, faith and world are not separate. We have a dual level of answerability - to faith and world. And, in fact, my interpretation says that you cannot abandon one for the other. You have to be rigorous in both.

The call for cosmopolitanism is not a call to homogenization. It means affirming social solidarity, without imposing social conf

The call for cosmopolitanism is not a call to homogenization. It means affirming social solidarity, without imposing social conformity. One’s identity need not be diluted in a pluralistic world, but rather fulfilled, as one bright thread in a cloth of many colours. - Aga Khan IV

The explosion of available information often means less focus on relevant information, and even a surfeit of misinformation. Tho

The explosion of available information often means less focus on relevant information, and even a surfeit of misinformation. Thoughtful leadership often gives way to noisy chatter. - Aga Khan IV

You must be careful not to refer to Islamic law. There is no such thing as “Islamic law”. There are four basic schools of Islami

You must be careful not to refer to Islamic law. There is no such thing as “Islamic law”. There are four basic schools of Islamic law in the Sunni Muslim world, there are several schools of Islamic law in the Shia Muslim world.

Whenever and wherever it may have been, in the Middle East, or South, or Central Asia, or Northern Africa, the most brilliant pe

Whenever and wherever it may have been, in the Middle East, or South, or Central Asia, or Northern Africa, the most brilliant periods in Islamic history were marked by an expansive quest for intellectual excellence

If Mohammed and Jonathan and Njoroge can take School certificate together...

If Mohammed and Jonathan and Njoroge can take School certificate together, the chances are that they would get to understand each other far better than their parents were able to.

The Serena concept - if I may use that word - implies the highest respect for local cultural, social and artistic tradition and,

The Serena concept - if I may use that word - implies the highest respect for local cultural, social and artistic tradition and, in particular, the local architectural vocabulary

The growing vitality of Civil Society should be a key source of encouragement when it comes to investing in Africa. When it is a

The growing vitality of Civil Society should be a key source of encouragement when it comes to investing in Africa. When it is advanced and enabled, it is the best underwriter of development. It can, I know, be a key force in seizing Africa’s Moment and making the most of it.

As my father said, “You can look at the horse in human life — in agriculture, in war, or as a vehicle of exploration — for hundr

As my father said, “You can look at the horse in human life — in agriculture, in war, or as a vehicle of exploration — for hundreds of years. When you think about it, the horse is one of the most extraordinary phenomena we have.”

It would be the greatest of all our misfortunes if we now mistook instruction for education and the mere power of passing examin

It would be the greatest of all our misfortunes if we now mistook instruction for education and the mere power of passing examinations for learning

There are three professions in the developing world which are undervalued: the first is nursing, the second is education and the

There are three professions in the developing world which are undervalued: the first is nursing, the second is education and the third is journalism; and yet all those professions are critical for the development of a quality civil society

The day we no longer know how, nor have the time nor the faith, to bow in prayer to Allah

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The day we no longer know how, nor have the time nor the faith, to bow in prayer to Allah because the human soul that He has told us is eternal, is no longer of sufficient importance to us to be worthy of an hour of our daily working, profit seeking time, will be a sunless day of despair.

I can say to you today that the potential power of Islamic cultures is such that the Ummah is capable of achieving global recogn

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I can say to you today that the potential power of Islamic cultures is such that the Ummah is capable of achieving global recognition for its amazing heritage of unique spaces and buildings.


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