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Prince Aly Muhammad visits India 2019-02-19

Prince Aly Muhammad visits India 2019-02-19

PRINCE ALY MUHAMMAD IS IN INDIA THIS WEEK FOR AKDN WORK 2019-02-19

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ismaili.net

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’)

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’) –2019-01
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Minister of State, Mr. Niels Annen,
Professor Dr. Joachim Nagel,
Members of Parliament,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to celebrate here today the special partnership between Germany and the Aga Khan Development Network, or AKDN. Over the past 25 years, we have implemented almost € 600 million of programmes together in Asia and in Africa - spanning clean energy and infrastructure, water supply and sanitation, financial services and tourism, as well as education, health and civil society.

His Highness the Aga Khan attends event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’)

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking in Berlin at the   "Fragile States 'Weiterdenken'('Thinking Ahead') event  2019-01-16

Berlin, Germany, 15 January 2019 - His Highness the Aga Khan today emphasised three essential ingredients for stability and effective development in fragile contexts: a focus on local communities, a commitment to pluralism and the importance of a strong civil society. The Aga Khan was speaking at an event entitled, "Fragile States 'Weiterdenken'('Thinking Ahead') – Utilising Experiences from Stabilisation Measures for the Future", which brought together leaders from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and German development partners

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza 2018-10-29

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza  2018-10-29

Prince Rahim Aga Khan seen in an Ismaili shop in Hunza 2018-10-29

Princess Zahra outlines the work of Aga Khan Development Network 2008-05-15

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 speaks about education in developing countries in Africa and Asia at the Graduate School of Economi
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news.harvard.edu The Harvard Gazette

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 came home to Harvard this week (May 13) to present a hopeful vision of what education in the developing world can be like.

The forum was in Askwith Hall in Longfellow Hall, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The occasion was the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, which she was there to give.

At a time when the world is grappling with issues of child-centered education, of women’s rights in Muslim societies, and of the loss of authentic local cultures under a wave of globalization, the princess spoke to all of these.

Aga Khan University and University of Calgary celebrate partnership 2018-10-19

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, 2018-10-17
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ucalgary.ca/

Memorandum of Understanding advances human development, global health, social justice and pluralism

By University Relations Staff

October 19, 2018

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, are, front row from left: Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul and University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon. Standing behind are, from left: Aga Khan University Provost Carl Amrhein and University of Calgary Provost Dru Marshall. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

President lauds Aga Khan’s contribution for uplift of underprivileged communities across world

President Dr Arif Alvi of Pakistan with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sher Ali  2018-09-27
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www.brecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said Prince Karim Aga Khan’s vision and untiring efforts in promoting global peace, inter-faith dialogue, cultural diversity and pluralism had contributed towards the development and uplift of economically disadvantaged communities across the world.

He said this in a meeting with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali who called on him to deliver a letter from Prince Karim Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Foundation to train 13,000 youths

County secretary Abdi Muhumed speaking to the press.with him is Aga Khan Foundation manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash A
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www.the-star.co.ke

The large number of young people in the Northeast need opportunities to be self-reliant instead of looking for scarce white collar jobs, the Aga Khan Foundation has said.

To achieve this, the government should work together with the private sector and the civil society, the foundation’s manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash Ali said.

The organisation intends to train 13,000 youths in Garissa, Mandera and Lamu.

Ali distributed training and business equipment to 13 youth groups on Saturday. He said up to 75 per cent of the population in the region are below 35 years.

President Ghani met with the Ambassador of H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan in Kabul 2018-09-01

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khaama press

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Nurjehan Mawani, the Ambassador of High Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan in Afghanistan, to discuss the future of Aga Khan Development Network development projects in Afghanistan.

The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the meeting was organized in ARG Presidential Palace on Saturday morning.

The statement further added that two sides discussed the implementation of projects by Aga Khan Development Network in various countries in energy, communications, and agriculture.

AKDN announces € 2.5 million grant towards scientific and technical research for Portuguese-speaking countries and developing na

His Excellency Professor Manuel Heitor, Portugal’s Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, speaking at the announc
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 July 2018 – A second tranche of grant funding for research and education projects in the amount of € 2.5 million was announced by representatives of the Ismaili Imamat and Aga Khan Development Network as a week of activities concluded in Portugal celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The second tranche is intended to fund research that will improve the quality of life mainly in Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa.

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn Mohammed in Mombasa, Kenya

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada 2018-06-17

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video

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada
June 17, 2018

Minister Bennett, Your Worship Mayor Tory, Distinguished Guests and Friends of the World Partnership Walk.

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be here today. Today is a celebration, it is a celebration of Canadians coming from all of Canada to contribute to the quality of life in some of the poorest and most remote parts of the world.

Hazar Imam

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The Aga Khan is one of the world's 15 richest royals and had been honoured in a number of countries worldwide including Portugal and Canada

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www.thesun.co.uk

'JUBILEE MUBARAK' Who is the Aga Khan and why is his Diamond Jubilee being celebrated? 2018-06-08

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
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www.thesun.co.uk

The 81-year-old is known as a man of few words but his tireless work over six decades has seen communities across the world thrive

THE Aga Khan is one of the world’s most generous philanthropists and the spiritual leader of more than 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide.

He has spent the last 60 years beautifully bridging gaps between communities, ensuring his legacy breaks boundaries between religions, cultures and societies. But just who is he and why is this such a special year for him?

Where few others dare to tread: the Aga Khan in Africa

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
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dw.com

Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa.

"We can say with conviction that Africa's moment has come." With this the Aga Khan brought a 2016 keynote address to a culmination. While he commended the continent's resilience, economic progress and a widening acceptance of diversity, it was this one sentence that summed up his optimism about the continent.

Aga Khan expresses interest to invest in Tanzania’s pharmaceutical industry

His Highness the Aga Khan meeting with His Excellency President of the United Republic of Tanzania John P. Magufuli. AKDN / Zahu
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thecitizen.co.tz

n Summary
The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Charles Mwijage said on Wednesday 4 April that the government was planning to work closely with the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in ensuring that the planned investment is realised.

Dar es Salaam — His Highness the Aga Khan has shown interest to invest in Tanzania's Pharmaceutical industry, a cabinet minister has revealed.

AKF - Want to Create Pathways of Adaptability And Development Through Education, Says Matt Reed

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
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www.india.com

New Delhi, Mar 20: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is working in 30 countries. In India, AKDN activities span the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. In a conversation with Zee News, on the sidelines of the Zee Literature Festival, Matt Reed, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aga Khan Foundation (UK) and of AKDN, said his organisation hopes to create pathways of adaptability and development through education.

Hazar Imam attends Global Zero Summit in Paris

Hazar Imam attends Global Zero Summit in Paris

Former Irish president Mary Robinson (L) talks to Aga Khan (R) of the Aga Khan Development Network before the morning session of the Global Zero Summit in Paris, France, 02 February 2010.

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Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Aga Khan’s foundation gives €100,000 towards post-fire reforestation

His Highness the Aga Khan meets Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal Paulo Portas in Lisbon   2015-06-03
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portugalresident.com

With news of how the country means to recover the devastation of last summer’s forest fires updating by the day, one of the latest highlights is a donation of €100,000 for reforestation efforts from the Aga Khan’s Ismaili community, based in Lisbon.

The offer was announced yesterday (Thursday), with the money going towards reforesting Leiria’s ‘mata nacional’ - one of the areas worst hit by the fires that are now thought to have killed as many as 50 people in October (see below).

 AKDN assists with Clean India Mission.

Nagal Behen and her family decided to construct a toilet for themselves after they learnt about the importance of safe sanitatio
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devex.com

Universal health coverage is part of the world’s movement toward improved quality of life. The Sustainable Development Goals embody that vision for a healthier planet, with SDG 3 looking to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all.


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