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.

Jamat of British Columbia awarded for contributions to world-class healthcare
Jamat of British Columbia awarded for contributions to world-class healthcare
29 October 2019

The VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation recognised the Ismaili community of British Columbia for its support of mental health initiatives and its contribution to the broader provincial community with the 2019 Leadership Award at the Telus Night of a Thousand Stars Gala in Vancouver on 26 October.

Group of counselors in Atlanta with participants during arrival playing Magic Box Activities.
Group of counselors in Atlanta with participants during arrival playing Magic Box Activities.
Camp Mosaic: Building character among the leaders of tomorrow
Camp Mosaic: Building character among the leaders of tomorrow
29 October 2019

Camp Mosaic is about lifelong relationships, built piece by piece, through meaningful conversations and interactions — a place where Ismaili youth in regions across the USA create bonds with each other and find their calling.

So as to help 8th and 9th grade students to make informed decisions about career choices, AKEB organised an event entitled Vocational Guidance.
So as to help 8th and 9th grade students to make informed decisions about career choices, AKEB organised an event entitled Vocational Guidance.
Sharing knowledge across the generations in Portugal
Sharing knowledge across the generations in Portugal
28 October 2019

Selecting a field of study or a career path is one of the most challenging decisions to make. On 25 October, the Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) for Portugal welcomed various age groups to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon for two Speed Mentoring events, entitled “New Perspectives, Different Horizons” and “Vocational Guidance.”

AKEB's STEM agenda enables young members of the Jamat to experience, discover, and be inspired to adapt to shifting trends in the world; today, and in years to come.
AKEB's STEM agenda enables young members of the Jamat to experience, discover, and be inspired to adapt to shifting trends in the world; today, and in years to come.
Science Fair inspires youth to push boundaries of possibility
Science Fair inspires youth to push boundaries of possibility
28 October 2019

In our rapidly changing world, the use of technology is not only on the rise, but is essential to participation in the knowledge society. On 20 October 2019, over 150 members of the Jamat attended the Ismaili Centre, London, for the inaugural Science Fair – part of the Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB)’s effort in the UK to promote interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

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