Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, President of the Ismaili Council for Canada, ahead of the Global Pluralism Awards 2019.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, President of the Ismaili Council for Canada, ahead of the Global Pluralism Awards 2019.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada for Global Pluralism Awards ceremony
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada for Global Pluralism Awards ceremony
19 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Canada today, accompanied by Princess Zahra, in advance of a ceremony to recognise the recipients of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award.

IIS staff and short course participants at the Aga Khan Centre, London.
IIS staff and short course participants at the Aga Khan Centre, London.
IIS now accepting applications for series of short courses
IIS now accepting applications for series of short courses
18 November 2019

Applications are now open for a series of eight short courses offered by the Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) in 2020 as part of its continuing education programme.

Meredith Preston McGhie, Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism (centre) poses for a group photograph with young members of the Jamat at an institutional dinner in Paris.
Meredith Preston McGhie, Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism (centre) poses for a group photograph with young members of the Jamat at an institutional dinner in Paris.
Ethic of pluralism explored at institutional dinner in France
Ethic of pluralism explored at institutional dinner in France
11 November 2019

The Ismaili Council for France held an institutional dinner attended by Meredith Preston McGhie, Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism (GCP) on 10 November, ahead of the upcoming Paris Peace Forum. 

President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the Palais de l'Élysée for a dinner reception ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the Palais de l'Élysée for a dinner reception ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam attends dinner reception at the Élysée Palace
11 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a dinner reception hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace on 11 November 2019 ahead of the second Paris Peace Forum.

President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the Élysée Palace for a dinner reception ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the Élysée Palace for a dinner reception ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted by President Macron in Paris
Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted by President Macron in Paris
11 November 2019

Earlier today, 11 November 2019, Mawlana Hazar Imam joined a gathering of world leaders for a dinner reception hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace.

President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the opening session of the Paris Peace Forum while President Paul Biya of Cameroon looks on.
President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to the opening session of the Paris Peace Forum while President Paul Biya of Cameroon looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends opening session of Paris Peace Forum
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends opening session of Paris Peace Forum
11 November 2019

Earlier today, 12 November, Mawlana Hazar Imam joined over 30 world leaders for the opening session of the second Paris Peace Forum where he met with leaders and ministers from various countries.

View to the main entrance past the central ablutions fountain in the courtyard.
View to the main entrance past the central ablutions fountain in the courtyard.
Paving the way forward
Paving the way forward
9 November 2019

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently completed a trip to Pakistan, where they visited a number of AKDN projects. One stop on their tour of the country was Lahore. As a vital part of the Mughal Empire, Lahore was famed as one of the world’s most cultured cities. Since 2007, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Government of Punjab have strived to reinstate this historical legacy.

Video: Donation ceremony of the Da Vinci surgical system
8 November 2019

The Ismaili Imamat’s donation of the Da Vinci surgical equipment introduces cutting-edge, robotics-assisted technology for performing advanced operations on patients at the Central University Hospital in Portugal. Surgical robots are used in various medical specialties as extensions of a surgeon's hand, allowing for greater precision and less invasive surgical procedures.

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa conveys his gratitude to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony to recognise the gifting, by the Ismaili Imamat, of robotic surgical equipment at the Curry Cabral Hospital in Lisbon.
His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa conveys his gratitude to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony to recognise the gifting, by the Ismaili Imamat, of robotic surgical equipment at the Curry Cabral Hospital in Lisbon.
Ismaili Imamat donates medical equipment to University Hospital in Lisbon
Ismaili Imamat donates medical equipment to University Hospital in Lisbon
7 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended a special ceremony in Lisbon today, 8 November, to inaugurate the Ismaili Imamat’s donation of a Da Vinci surgical system to the Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with President Rahmon of Tajikistan ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with President Rahmon of Tajikistan ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President of Tajikistan
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President of Tajikistan
6 November 2019

Ahead of the Paris Peace Forum, Mawlana Hazar Imam today met with President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan. 

Prince Hussain presents a photograph to Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at The Living Sea photo exhibition in Lisbon.
Prince Hussain presents a photograph to Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at The Living Sea photo exhibition in Lisbon.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President visit The Living Sea photo exhibition
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President visit The Living Sea photo exhibition
5 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today enjoyed a tour of Prince Hussain’s photo exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History and Science in Lisbon.

An insight into the lives of new IIS students
An insight into the lives of new IIS students
29 October 2019

In September 2019, 40 new students joined The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) for post-graduate study, arriving from Canada, India, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and the USA. They have embarked on a journey that will expand their horizons, create lifelong friendships, and become part of a global network of alumni that share the unique experience of studying at the IIS. In this photo essay, we meet some of them to learn more about their first impressions and their individual and collective aspirations.

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