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AKDN, Prince William to launch environmental prize

The Earthshot Prize
Source: 
dawn.com

LONDON: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to launch the Earthshot Prize, which aims to incentivise environmental change while helping repair the planet over the next 10 years.
According to a press rele­ase, the prize also aims to find new solutions to environmental crises and the improvement of living stan­dards, particularly for communities that are most at risk from climate change.

The Aga Khan Develo­pment Network is a Global Alliance Founding Partner.

Aga Khan Development Network partners with HRH Prince William to launch prestigious Earthshot prize

The Earthshot Prize

Five, one million-pound prizes to be awarded each year for the next 10 years, providing at least 50 solutions to the world’s greatest environmental problems by 2030
Five Earthshots – universal goals to repair our planet by 2030 – are announced in a new series of short films
Nominations to open on 1st November 2020 with an annual global awards ceremony to be held in a different city each year, starting with London in autumn 2021

AKDN, Prince William to launch environmental prize

AKDN and Duke of Cambridge partner to launch Earthshot Prize
Source: 
dawn.com

LONDON: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to launch the Earthshot Prize, which aims to incentivise environmental change while helping repair the planet over the next 10 years.
According to a press rele­ase, the prize also aims to find new solutions to environmental crises and the improvement of living stan­dards, particularly for communities that are most at risk from climate change.

The Aga Khan Develo­pment Network is a Global Alliance Founding Partner.

BBC Radio 4 Interview, Michael Charlton (London, United Kingdom) 1979-09-06

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
nanowisdoms

Michael Charlton: Your Highness, how did the Ismaili sect acquire its importance in the first place?

MSMS Memorial 21 August 1957

MSMS Memorial  21 August 1957

Earl of Scarborough, the Lord Chamberlain, representing the Queen of the U.K. at the memorial service. On the right is the twenty year old new Aga Khan IV, Prince Karim (b. 1936), grandson of the deceased, who is the present Aga Khan.

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wokingmuslim.org

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Hazar Imam with the Prime Minister of the U.K. Gordon Brown during the Golden Jubilee visit

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His Highness The Aga Khan receives winner's trophy from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Epsom 2016-06-05

Hazar Imam attends the Annual Commonwealth Day as The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society 2020-03-09

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2020, March 9: H.H. The Aga Khan attends the Annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on special invitation by the Queen. Hazar Imam holds the office of The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society

The Procession of Honoured Guests and Participants
An Honorary Steward

The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society
His Highness the Aga Khan IV

The Chairman of the Victoria League for Commonwealth Fellowship
Brigadier Anthony Faith cbe

The Chairman of the English-Speaking Union
Professor James Raven

The Chairman of the Royal Over-Seas League

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Commonwealth London 2020 March

Hazar Imam with Her Majesty the Queen and other delegates

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2020, March 9: H.H. The Aga Khan attends the Annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on special invitation by the Queen.

Source: 
ismaili.net

University of Central Asia and Cambridge to promote new academic partnership 2020-03-02

A landscape in the Naryn province, where the first of UCA's campuses was opened in 2016 Makalu
Source: 
varsity.co.uk Varsity

Cambridge will share resources, conduct joint research and exchange resources with the University, which was founded by an international treaty in 2000

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the University of Cambridge have agreed to partner to promote academic cooperation, collaboration in areas of joint research, student exchange, and to share educational materials.

University of Central Asia Signs Historic Partnership Agreement with University of Cambridge 2020-02-25

At the signing of the Partnership Agreement (L to R): Mr. Naguib Kheraj (UCA Trustee), Princess Zahra Aga Khan (UCA Trustee), Pr

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the University of Cambridge signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 25th 2020 to promote academic partnership, and collaborate in areas such as joint research, faculty and student exchange, as well as sharing of academic and educational material. The signing ceremony, at Cambridge’s Old Schools Building, was attended by Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Members of UCA’s Board of Trustees, the Rector and Deans of UCA, and senior representatives from Cambridge.

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Princess Zahra Aga Khan (UCA Trustee), at the Partnership Agreement with University of Cambridge seen with Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha (Chairman, Board of Trustees, UCA), and Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi (Rector, UCA) and Prof. Stephen Toope (VC, University of Cambridge

Video works inspired by Arab revolts premiere in London's Aga Khan Centre 2019-11-16

A glimmer of hope. “We Love Life” by Bahia Shehab. (Charlene Rodrigues)
Source: 
The Arab Weekly

LONDON - In her first solo British exhibition, “At the Corner of a Dream,” Egyptian activist Bahia Shehab voiced powerful messages on a variety of themes presented through five short videos reflecting on Arab revolts.

The videos showcased at London’s Aga Khan Centre are digital artworks produced this year. They follow on the poetry murals inspired by Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish that Shehab painted in Cairo, New York, Beirut and Marrakech, as well as the Greek island of Kefalonia.

His Highness The Aga Khan hosts the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre, London 2019-10-02

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out for a special event on Wednesday, ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan.
William and Kate, both 37, attended a reception hosted by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross, London. The couple met with a range of people from Pakistan at the event, including community leaders, those involved in British and Pakistani business, and key figures within the Diaspora community, including musicians, chefs and artists.

Shia Imami Ismaili Council in UK gets Asian businessman as president

Naushad Jivraj.
Source: 
easterneye.biz

AN ASIAN businessman has been appointed the president of His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the UK.

Naushad Jivraj took over the role on July 11 and will serve a three-year term.
Jivraj is the CEO of Queensway Group, a family business founded in the 1970s with interests in the real estate and franchise sectors.

The company are franchisees of the Starbucks brand in the UK with 14 stores and the KFC brand in Austria and Slovakia where they operate 10 stores.

Ismaili Centre exhibition opens 2019-07-13

Ismaili Centre exhibition opens  2019-07-13

MATTER OF PRIDE: (From left) Dr Henry Kim, Prince Amyn and Kevork Mourad at the Ismaili Centre

Source: 
easterneye.biz

Ismaili Centre exhibition opens 2019-07-13

MATTER OF PRIDE: (From left) Dr Henry Kim, Prince Amyn and Kevork Mourad at the Ismaili Centre
Source: 
easterneye.biz

MEMBERS of the Ismaili community gathered last week for the launch of the Seeing Through Babel exhibition, the first public exhibit of its kind at the South Kensington centre in London.

Prince Amyn, the Aga Khan’s brother, officially opened the exhibition last Thursday (4) at the Centre’s newly reopened Zamana Space.

Seeing Through Babel is a solo exhibition by a Syrian-Armenian artist, Kevork Mourad.

Hazar Imam attends Commonwealth Day in London, U.K. 2019-03-11

H.H. The Aga Khan and fami

Hazar Imam attended Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey, London today March 11, 2019. In attendance also were dignitaries from all Commonwealth countries and the British Royal Family. Hazar Imam's family also attended including Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa.

The Commonwealth represents 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people and 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development.


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