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.”

According to UNESCO, knowledge societies must build on four pillars: freedom of expression; universal access to information and knowledge; respect for cultural and linguistic diversity; and quality education for all.
According to UNESCO, knowledge societies must build on four pillars: freedom of expression; universal access to information and knowledge; respect for cultural and linguistic diversity; and quality education for all.
Ismaili Youth engage with the Knowledge Society
Ismaili Youth engage with the Knowledge Society
24 October 2019

In today’s world, knowledge is being discovered and shared at a faster rate than ever before. This has made it possible for more people to become members of the Knowledge Society and work together to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

ECDC began with a simple concept - working with parents to support their young childrens’ educational and socio-emotional development. The model transitioned from offering parent-only sessions to joint parent and children activities.
ECDC began with a simple concept - working with parents to support their young childrens’ educational and socio-emotional development. The model transitioned from offering parent-only sessions to joint parent and children activities.
ECD Centres secure long-term future for Jamat of Tanzania
ECD Centres secure long-term future for Jamat of Tanzania
24 October 2019

In 2005 the Jamat in Tanzania embarked on an Early Childhood Development (ECD) initiative at Darkhana Jamatkhana in Dar es Salaam. Over time, as interest in community based early learning gained momentum, the Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) has gradually expanded. Today, ECDC activities take place in Zanzibar, Iringa, Mwanza, Arusha, Mbeya, Morogoro, Dodoma, and Zambia.

The Living Sea

Video: Inauguration of The Living Sea photo exhibition
22 October 2019

The Living Sea exhibition features over 100 photographs depicting the beauty, fragility, and diversity of marine life, reflecting Prince Hussain’s ecological and environmental concerns. It represents a collaboration between Portugal’s National Museum of Natural History and Science, the University of Lisbon, and Focused on Nature.

The Living Sea exhibition featured photographs of marine life including dolphins, sea lions, sharks, whales, turtles, and other creatures.
The Living Sea exhibition featured photographs of marine life including dolphins, sea lions, sharks, whales, turtles, and other creatures.
Prince Hussain’s photo exhibit highlights the beauty of the living sea
Prince Hussain’s photo exhibit highlights the beauty of the living sea
21 October 2019

In Lisbon last month, Prince Hussain inaugurated his photo exhibition entitled The Living Sea at Portugal’s National Museum of Natural History and Science. Prince Hussain was joined by Ms Elizabeth Hoag (now Princess Fareen), Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim, and Princess Salwa.

The Dreams and Dystopias exhibition in the Zamana Space at Ismaili Centre, London, offers an insight into East Africa’s diverse geography and colonial legacy.

Dreams & Dystopias exhibition

The Dreams and Dystopias exhibition in the Zamana Space at Ismaili Centre, London, offers an insight into East Africa’s diverse geography and colonial legacy.
Video: Dreams and Dystopias exhibition
20 October 2019

Dreams and Distopias: East Africa at the Crossroads is the fourth exhibition to be held in the Zamana Space at the Ismaili Centre, London since its reopening earlier this year. The visual exhibit navigates the East African coastline through the lens of international artist Guillaume Bonn, to reveal a region perennially poised at a crossroads between two worlds.

Prince Rahim and President Naushad Jivraj share a light moment shortly before departing the Ismaili Centre.
Prince Rahim and President Naushad Jivraj share a light moment shortly before departing the Ismaili Centre.
Prince Rahim inaugurates Dreams and Dystopias exhibition at the Ismaili Centre, London
Prince Rahim inaugurates Dreams and Dystopias exhibition at the Ismaili Centre, London
20 October 2019

On 10 October, Prince Rahim visited the Ismaili Centre, London to inaugurate the exhibition: Dreams and Dystopias, East Africa at the Crossroads, featuring photographic work by Guillaume Bonn.

Video: The ethical principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Islam
18 October 2019

What does it mean to live within the ethics of Islam? How does this apply to those in conflict? On the last day of Mediation Week, we explore how the ethics of Islam underpin the work of the CAB system how CAB mediators help to create an ethical culture of mediation.

Video: The power of listening and the role of empathy in mediation
17 October 2019

Effective listening can be powerful. It demonstrates empathy, understanding, compassion, and most importantly, it shows care for what someone is saying. Active listening is not only a vital skill to help manage conflict, it can also help to improve our day-to-day interactions. On day five of Mediation Week, we explore the power of effective listening and the role of empathy in mediation.

Mediation Training

Video: Mediation training
16 October 2019

We often hear of the need to employ best practice in our daily lives, not least when serving the community. On day four of Mediation Week, we learn about the type of training that Conciliation and Arbitration Board (CAB) members receive, and how CABs use best practice in their training to assist parties with resolving disputes.

The Role of Confidentiality in Mediation

Video: The role of confidentiality in mediation
15 October 2019

Confidentiality is the foundation of the mediation process. But, what does it mean, and what information is considered to be confidential? On day three of Mediation Week, we learn about the role of confidentiality and why it is important to the mediation process.

Dr Amina Jindani receives an award in 2018 from Iqbal Nasim, Chief Executive, National Zakat Foundation.
Dr Amina Jindani receives an award in 2018 from Iqbal Nasim, Chief Executive, National Zakat Foundation.
Anything but orthodox: Dr Amina Jindani’s contribution to global health
Anything but orthodox: Dr Amina Jindani’s contribution to global health
15 October 2019

On 16 October, Dr Amina Jindani was bestowed with a Professorship by St. George’s, University of London, in honour of her years of service and momentous contribution to the field of medicine. We sat down with Dr Jindani to discuss her childhood decision to become a doctor, her work which has spanned over 40 years in the field of medicine, and her recent award of Professorship.

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