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The United Nations is an intergovernmental organisation responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a centre for harmonising the actions of nations.

The Ismaili had the opportunity to speak with four Ismaili women working at the United Nations (UN) to learn about their careers, their work, and the role of the UN over its 74 year history. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam and the late Kofi Annan in New York, 18 October 2017.

Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, today joined world leaders at the funeral of former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. Mr Annan was laid to rest at a state funeral in Accra, Ghana earlier today. Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra.

With diet, exercise and proper management of the condition, women with gestational diabetes can control their blood sugar levels

According to the International Diabetes Federation, 1 in 7 births are affected by gestational diabetes. Sanja Petrovic, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, discusses important information about gestational diabetes, and how to manage it.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with the Champion for Global Change Award on 18 October at the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner, hosted by the United Nations Foundation in New York City.

 

Mawlana Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra, Agnès Marcaillou, and Daniel Craig

Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with the Champion for Global Change Award on 18 October at the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner, hosted by the United Nations Foundation in New York City.

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