The Ismaili Student Network ‘Get Fresh’ event brought together students from universities throughout the UK.
The Ismaili Student Network ‘Get Fresh’ event brought together students from universities throughout the UK.
Ismaili Student Network introduces young Ismailis to university life
Ismaili Student Network introduces young Ismailis to university life
30 October 2009

Abeed Mohamed is one of a number of young Ismailis who left home for the first time this autumn, to begin life as a university student. The Ismaili Student Network helped him and other UK students to prepare for this important transition.

Take steps to prevent the spread of H1N1 and the seasonal flu, urge FOCUS and the Aga Khan Health Boards
Take steps to prevent the spread of H1N1 and the seasonal flu, urge FOCUS and the Aga Khan Health Boards
23 October 2009

The 2009 flu pandemic is a global outbreak of a new strain of influenza A virus subtype H1N1, which is associated with severe symptoms and may contribute to an increasingly difficult and worrying flu season. FOCUS and the Aga Khan Health Boards for Canada the UK and the USA, recommend three steps that can help prevent the spread of influenza.

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada.
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada.
Live Webcast: Former Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to speak at the Ismaili Centre, London
Live Webcast: Former Canadian Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to speak at the Ismaili Centre, London
19 October 2009

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On 21 October 2009, The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, the 26th Governor General of Canada will present a lecture at the Ismaili Centre, London. Her talk will focus on how Canada’s experience of evolving into a welcoming, pluralistic, post-modern society in the 21st Century can inform the creation of a new global citizenry.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Rahmon share a joyful moment, following the unveiling of the plaque marking the inauguration of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Rahmon share a joyful moment, following the unveiling of the plaque marking the inauguration of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe.
First Ismaili Centre in Central Asia Opens
First Ismaili Centre in Central Asia Opens
16 October 2009

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 12 October 2009 – His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and His Excellency President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, jointly inaugurated the first Ismaili Centre in Central Asia – a region that has been home to Ismaili Muslims for more than a thousand years.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives at Khorog Park together with the First Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan and the Governor of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast. They are accompanied by the General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the AKDN Reside
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives at Khorog Park together with the First Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan and the Governor of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast. They are accompanied by the General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the AKDN Reside
Mawlana Hazar Imam opens “a park for all seasons” in the Khorog city centre
Mawlana Hazar Imam opens “a park for all seasons” in the Khorog city centre
10 October 2009

Khorog, Tajikistan - A newly revitalised Khorog City Park was inaugurated on 10 October 2009 by First Deputy Prime Minister Asadullo Gulomov of the Republic of Tajikistan, in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam. The Park is a significant new green space that will serve the residents of the capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region in Tajikistan.

Presidents Mohamed Manji and Samira Alibhai, of the Ismaili Councils for Canada and British Columbia, present a gift — the Bismillah Raven by Sherazad Jamal — to the Governor General. The gift represents a multiplicity of expressions and the c
Presidents Mohamed Manji and Samira Alibhai, of the Ismaili Councils for Canada and British Columbia, present a gift — the Bismillah Raven by Sherazad Jamal — to the Governor General. The gift represents a multiplicity of expressions and the c
Patron of the Olympic Truce, the Governor General of Canada speaks with young British Columbians at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby
Patron of the Olympic Truce, the Governor General of Canada speaks with young British Columbians at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby
29 September 2009

As part of Canada’s expression of the Olympic Truce, Her Excellency the Governor General of Canada led a Truce Dialogue in the run-up to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The Dialogue, which took place at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby, aimed at engaging youth on the topic of peace-building through sport.

Some of the Aga Khan Scouts at the Imamat Day Reception gather for a photograph.
Some of the Aga Khan Scouts at the Imamat Day Reception gather for a photograph.
Imamat Day celebrations in Tajikistan feature education-themed reception
Imamat Day celebrations in Tajikistan feature education-themed reception
14 August 2009

In Tajikistan, the celebration of Roz-e Takht Nishini has traditionally included family and neighbourhood gatherings with shared meals, music and dancing. This year, the AKDN Resident Representative Office contributed to the festivities by hosting an education-themed reception.

A busy street in Bangladesh’s capital city.
A busy street in Bangladesh’s capital city.
Economic opportunities in Bangladesh attract interest from the Jamat abroad
Economic opportunities in Bangladesh attract interest from the Jamat abroad
10 August 2009

Decades ago, Bangladesh was home to a thriving Jamat. Ismailis were active in key industries including jute, textiles, steel, aluminum, leather, construction, and food processing, as well as trading, banking, insurance and hotels. Today, the country is re-emerging as an area of economic interest to both the Jamat and the wider international community.

Members of the ICEU Lifelong Learning team gather for a group photograph at the Ismaili Centre, London.
Members of the ICEU Lifelong Learning team gather for a group photograph at the Ismaili Centre, London.
Lifelong learning graduates empowered by their achievements
Lifelong learning graduates empowered by their achievements
7 August 2009

The idea that learning extends from the cradle to the grave underpins the philosophy of the ICEU Lifelong Learning Programme. The programme’s impact on the lives of participants has been as broad as the range of subjects that they have pursued.

In advance of the inaugural ceremony, Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya, tours Forodhani Park with Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
In advance of the inaugural ceremony, Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya, tours Forodhani Park with Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits East Africa
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits East Africa
28 July 2009

Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Princess Zahra, is currently on a brief tour of East Africa to review the progress of Aga Khan Development Network initiatives in the region. 

Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaking at the Ismaili Centre, London.
Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaking at the Ismaili Centre, London.
From Kyoto to Copenhagen: The next step in the fight against climate change
From Kyoto to Copenhagen: The next step in the fight against climate change
29 June 2009

Twelve years ago, Abyd Karmali witnessed the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Drawing on his experience, he discusses the crucial importance of the upcoming meeting in Copenhagen in addressing the current reality of the climate change crisis.

Launch of Nutrition Centre applauded by UK health community
Launch of Nutrition Centre applauded by UK health community
22 June 2009

Health professionals gathered at the Ismaili Centre, London for the launch of a new website that emphasises the value of preserving traditional dishes. The Ismaili Nutrition Centre will help families factor health and nutrition into the preparation of their daily meals.

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