The year 2023 was a special one for the education institutions of the Ismaili community and Aga Khan Development Network. Let's take a look back at the highlights from the world of education over the past 12 months.
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Join host Silmi Dhrolia for the latest episode of The Ismaili Update: COP28. See highlights of Prince Rahim and Prince Hussain’s visit to COP28, and find out how AKDN agencies and members of the Jamat participated in the conference.
In the bustling city of Dubai, host city of this year's UN Climate Conference (COP28), a confluence of minds and ideas gathered to pave the way toward a more sustainable future. Among the diverse group of delegates, advocates, and stakeholders, members of the Jamat were active participants in helping to make progress in the field of climate action.
Through a combination of art and advocacy, Prince Hussain’s involvement at the UN Climate Conference inspired collective action in the face of climate change, and reinforced the role of creativity in driving positive change for our planet.
As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of The Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, we present We stand together in this world, composed and produced by Assif Jafar in collaboration with artists from the Portuguese Jamat and and wider community.
Mawla Mawla is a celebratory tribute for Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Salgirah this year, performed by Zaheed Damani and Cimone Rajan. The song is inspired by the classic Happy Birthday originally released by The Rajans in 1986 for Hazar Imam’s 50th birthday.
On 13 December 2023, Ismailis around the world will celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 87th birthday — an occasion to reflect on the unique spiritual bond that links each murid to the Imam-of-the-Time.
Join us for a special Salgirah edition of The Ismaili Update with hosts Ayaz Manji and Sahra Ahmady. See how the worldwide community is celebrating Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 87th birthday today, and learn about the gift presented to Hazar Imam on behalf of the global Jamat.
The Ismaili is pleased to present Janam Din Mubarak, a song produced and performed by Ismaili Artists from Pakistan. This upbeat number joyously acknowledges the love and affection that the Imam has for his murids around the world.
As we prepare to celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 87th birthday, The Ismaili brings you a recorded reading from the book Ismaili Festivals: Stories of Celebration, in which author Shiraz Kabani describes how the happy occasion of Salgirah is commemorated in various parts of the world.
The Ismaili is pleased to present Mawlood Mubarak, produced by Nooruddin Noori, and performed by artists from across the world. This track brings together poetry, melodies, rhythms, and movements from Central Asia to inspire a united and historic Salgirah celebration.