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On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.

On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivering the Presidential Address at the International Seerat Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, March 12, 1976

Excerpt from Mawlana Hazar Imam's Presidential Address at the International Seerat Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, March 12, 1976

Jamati members created metal tiles that came together to create mosaics on the pedestals of special sculptures displayed at the Opening Ceremony.

The Northeast Jamat participates in activities leading up to the Imamat Day celebrations on July 11, 2017 marking the beginning of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee year.

The dandia decorating activity brings the Jamat together.

"The Mehndi Night was incredible. There was so much love, happiness, and energy in the room. It reminded me of 1986 when Mawla was coming. My heart was full and I am looking forward to all the celebrations. This will really be the year of love and celebration." -Nasim Budhwany

In collaboration with SOAS University of London,we present a lunchtime of summer sounds and dance from across the Silk Road. 

I-CERV volunteers participating in the July 4 parade in Los Angeles, California.
"Perhaps the key to resolving the Paradox of Citizenship is to think about layers of overlapping identity. After all, one can honor a variety of loyalties—to a faith, an ethnicity, a language, a nation, a city, a profession, a school, even to a sports team! One might share some of these identities with some people, and other identities with others." -Mawlana Hazar Imam, accepting the Adrienne Clarkson Award for Global Citizenship, September 21, 2016.
 
The Aga Khan Band Mombasa at the opening of the 2017 Africa Unity Games.

The first ever all-Africa Unity Games commenced with energy, excitement and fanfare at Mombasa’s Aga Khan Academy. The Kenyan and Ismaili flags, along with the Aga Khan Band Mombasa, led a procession of athletes representing 11 teams.

Ismailis from the Malagasy Republic arrive in Mombasa for the Africa-wide Unity Games, which will run from 13 - 16 April 2017. Ismaili Council for Kenya

Between 13 – 16 April, more than 700 Ismaili athletes from all over Africa will compete in 19 sports, and will be cheered on by hundreds of fans travelling to Mombasa from their home countries. The Unity Games will also host a series of non-sporting events, bringing the community together as one united African Jamat.

Institutional leaders meet with affected communities in Phadar, Ghizer following a devastating 7.5 magnitude earthquake. FOCUS

2 November 2015 — The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the Jurm District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan on 26 October has affected large parts of Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan and Tajikistan. Many populations in the region of the Hindu Kush mountain range have suffered the consequences of this calamity, including Ismaili communities.

Shahinoor M. Visram, Managing Trustee of the Sun n Sand Trust, greets children in the village of Kikambala, Kenya where the Visram family has made important contributions to combating human trafficking and improving quality of life in the local community.

As owners of a Kenyan beach resort, the Visram family maintains a firm belief in improving the lives of the local community. Their efforts to help people understand the real and present dangers of illegal human trafficking earned them a nomination for the first-ever Business Leader's Award to Fight Human Trafficking, for which Mawlana Hazar Imam was a jury member.

Medallions of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Yasmin Waljee and Farah Ramzan Golant were recently named to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, while Aladin Rahemtula became the first Ismaili to be conferred the Order of Australia. The awards recognise the outstanding services rendered by these individuals in their respective fields.

Eboo Patel, founder and Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based institution building the global interfaith youth movement, addressed an audience at The Institute of Ismaili Studies in London in December 2009. (Clip 4 of 4)

Concluding a two-part series, Eboo Patel, the Founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core, discusses how his organisation overcomes the faith line and promotes religious pluralism by bringing young people together to engage in dialogue and service to the community. (Read the first part of this interview here.)

Eboo Patel, founder and Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based institution building the global interfaith youth movement, addressed an audience at The Institute of Ismaili Studies in London in December 2009. (Clip 1 of 4)

In the first of a two-part series, TheIsmaili.org spoke with Eboo Patel, the Founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core, an organisation that promotes mutual respect and pluralism among young people from different religious traditions. Patel shares his understanding of religious pluralism and explains what motivates him in his work.

Eboo Patel, founder and Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based institution building the global interfaith youth movement, addressed an audience at The Institute of Ismaili Studies in London in December 2009. (Clip 1 of 4)

In the first of a two-part series, TheIsmaili.org spoke with Eboo Patel, the Founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core, an organisation that promotes mutual respect and pluralism among young people from different religious traditions. Patel shares his understanding of religious pluralism and explains what motivates him in his work.