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

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THE LIVING SEA: PHOTO-ESSAY BY HUSSAIN AGA KHAN 2020-09-27

Quando:
27 de September de 2019 to 29 de December de 2019
Onde:
Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência

“In my photographs, I let the animals and trees speak for themselves and hope other people see the beauty I see.”
Hussain Aga Khan

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Hazar Imam visits Sialkot Jamat Khana 1964-11-26

Hazar Imam wrote during the visit to Sialkot "I congratulate you for a clean, neat and attractive Health Center and I am sure that with continued care and hard work, all My Jamath will become fully conscious of the necessity for proper medical attention at all times. Congratulations to all.
26th November 1964


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

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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Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change 2020-03-07

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee (ECC), which was recently established to develop a policy framework on priorities related to the environment and climate change for implementation by AKDN globally.

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

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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Hazar Imam at Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Institute of France in Paris 2020-02-05

Farah Diba and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg attended the Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in Paris, France. Farah Pahlavi and Karim Aga Khan IV were also present at the event. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was received as guest of honor by Frédéric Mitterrand in the presence of many personalities from the political, cultural, and economic world. The Academy of Fine Arts (Academie des Beaux-Arts) is one of the five academies of the Institute of France (Institut de France).


23 January 2020 - Austria: Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan attended a climate initiative Charity Diner. 2020-01-23

Kitzbuehel, Austria January 23, 2020

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, son of Prince Karim Aga Khan and his half-sister Princess Theresa of Leiningen during the Schwarznegger climate initiative charity dinner prior to the Hahnenkamm Ski Races (Hahnenkammrennen) at Country Club in Kizbuehel, Austria


Annual Paris Peace Conference 2019-11-07

On Thursday November 7, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Pars with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

In the course of the talks, they discussed issues related to state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network, according to the Tajik president’s official website.

Tajik leader reportedly expressed satisfaction with the level and content of real cooperation between Tajikistan and AKDN.

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Global Centre for Pluralism Announces the 2019 Global Pluralism Award Winners 2019-10-15

Deborah Ahenkorah (Ghana), the Center for Social Integrity (Myanmar) and 'Learning History That Is Not Yet History' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia) recognized as outstanding leaders promoting inclusion worldwide

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OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Today, the Global Centre for Pluralism announced the three winners of the 2019

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Princess Zahra arrives in Houston, Texas, to receive Huffington Award 2019-10-10

Princess Zahra and her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, arrived in Houston, Texas, earlier today at the invitation of the Asia Society Texas Center. Princess Zahra is being honoured with the Huffington Award at the annual Award Dinner being held later tonight.

She will be recognised for her outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, uplifted lives, and advanced health and education on a global scale through her work with the Aga Khan Development Network.

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‘the living sea’ and ‘among the giants’ by Prince Hussain Aga Khan 2019-10-04

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the living sea captures the fragility of our oceans with immersive underwater photography

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

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.

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2019 Shortlist announced for Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019-09-12

Geneva, Switzerland, 25 April 2019 – The 20 shortlisted projects for the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today. The projects will compete for US$ 1 million in prize money.

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Prince Hussain to wed Fareen on September 29, 2019

Hazar Imam informed the Global Jamat in a message dated September 9, 2019 that Prince Hussain would wed Fareen on September 29, 2019 and that the Nikah would be recited in Geneva.

In December 2018, Hazar Imam had informed the International Jamats, that Prince Hussain had been engaged to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name of Fareen upon embracing Islam.

This wedding has brought immense joy to Hazar Imam and His family and He wished the Jamats to join in this celebration


Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto 2019-07-09

On 9 July in Porto, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was awarded the City’s Medal of Honour by the Mayor of the Porto Municipality, Rui Moreira who presided over a ceremony at the Casa do Roseiral, in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal. The medal was presented in honour of "a great patron of the arts." Prince Amyn Aga Khan has a close relationship with several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

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Prince Aly Muhammad visits AKDN Institutions in Pamir Region 2019-06-24

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Tajikistan

09:37, todayAuthor: Asia-Plus

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived yesterday in Khorog, the capital of Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) for an official visit, according to the GBAO administration press center.

On the same day, Prince Aly Muhammad visited the Khorog Campus of the University of Central Asia (UCA).

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7th Annual Pluralism Lecture held at Lisbon Ismaili Centre 2019-06-11

The Annual Pluralism Lecture 2019 will take place on 11 June in Lisbon, where Mawlana Hazar Imam is expected to introduce this year’s speaker, Amina J. Mohammed. The event is anticipated to begin at 7:00 PM UTC+1, and will be webcast at the.ismaili/live.

Hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism, the Annual Pluralism Lecture provides an opportunity to learn from individuals whose work has made a practical difference in the world. The 2019 lecture will explore the connections between pluralism and global efforts to advance peace, justice, and sustainable development.

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Aga Khan Stand opened in The Curragh Racecourse, Ireland 2016-05-19

New Curragh development receives high praise after official opening
Sun 26 May 2019

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the new facilities at the Curragh as the track’s official opening ceremony took place during racing on Sunday.

The centrepiece of the redeveloped racecourse is the Aga Khan Stand, which can cater for up to 6,000 people over four levels, and the Aga Khan himself was on hand to take part in the celebrations.

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His Highness the Aga Khan conferred with the Keys of the City of Porto 2019-05-02

Porto, Portugal 2 May 2019 – The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira today conferred His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto. The presentation occurred in the presence of His Highness’s brother Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the President of the Municipal Assembly of Porto, Mr Miguel Pereira Leite as well as a distinguished audience which included members of the diplomatic corps, government and parliament representatives, cultural leaders and civil society representatives as well as representatives from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

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