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The Opportunity Africa conference took place between 12–13 November 2011 at the Ismaili Centre, London, and was organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Boards for the United Kingdom, France and Portugal.
The Opportunity Africa conference took place between 12–13 November 2011 at the Ismaili Centre, London, and was organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Boards for the United Kingdom, France and Portugal.
Opportunities abound at Africa conference hosted at the Ismaili Centre, London
Opportunities abound at Africa conference hosted at the Ismaili Centre, London
9 December 2011

A weekend-long Opportunity Africa conference held at the Ismaili Centre, London hinted at what is already spreading across the continent. With a growing middle class, an impending housing market boom, an infrastructure deficit waiting to be filled, and a common East African financial market on the horizon, Africa is a focal point for new expansion and entrepreneurship.

A visual journey through photographs and quotations that highlights memorable moments and images from the past 25 years of the Ismaili Centre, London.
A visual journey through photographs and quotations that highlights memorable moments and images from the past 25 years of the Ismaili Centre, London.
Ismaili Centre welcomes visitors during Open House weekend in London
26 November 2011

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Open House London took place on the weekend of 22 – 23 September. Buildings such as the Bank of England Museum, the Royal Courts of Justice, the BBC Television Centre, and the Ismaili Centre, London opened their doors, inviting Londoners to to view and celebrate the diverse architecture of their city.

Entrance into the Ismaili Centre, Dubai — a plurality of perspectives.
Entrance into the Ismaili Centre, Dubai — a plurality of perspectives.
Three years on, the Ismaili Centre, Dubai can look back with pride
Three years on, the Ismaili Centre, Dubai can look back with pride
24 June 2011

Three years after the opening of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, it has emerged as a multidisciplinary hub of culture, faith, education, and community identity. Exemplifying the core values of Ismaili Muslims, the Centre offers a platform for dialogue, unity and progress within the Jamat and the wider community.

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks during the Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe, as President Emomali Rahmon looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks during the Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe, as President Emomali Rahmon looks on.
Video: Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe
Video: Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe
17 October 2009

The Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe was opened on 12 October 2009 by His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, and Mawlana Hazar Imam. It is the first such Centre in Central Asia – a region that has been home to Ismaili Muslims for more than a thousand years.

Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaking at the Ismaili Centre, London.
Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaking at the Ismaili Centre, London.
From Kyoto to Copenhagen: The next step in the fight against climate change
From Kyoto to Copenhagen: The next step in the fight against climate change
29 June 2009

Twelve years ago, Abyd Karmali witnessed the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Drawing on his experience, he discusses the crucial importance of the upcoming meeting in Copenhagen in addressing the current reality of the climate change crisis.

Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform with the Ismaili Community Ensemble.
Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform with the Ismaili Community Ensemble.
Ensemble joins with Royal Philharmonic to deliver captivating performances
Ensemble joins with Royal Philharmonic to deliver captivating performances
21 March 2008

In March, the Ismaili Community Ensemble, together with musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, dazzled audiences with rousing performances in celebration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee at the Ismaili Centre in London.

Keynote address by the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Jorge Sampaio
Keynote address by the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Jorge Sampaio
Intercultural Dialogue workshops held at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
Intercultural Dialogue workshops held at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
14 November 2007

The Council of Europe, an organisation promoting democracy and human rights in Europe, will be launching a White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue with the support of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Portugal, and other international organisations.

About the Ismaili Centres
About the Ismaili Centres

The Ismaili Centres are symbolic markers of the permanent presence and core values of Ismaili communities around the world.

Ismaili Centre Resources
Ismaili Centre Resources

A compilation of resources on the.ismaili and elsewhere about Ismaili Centres around the world.

Architecture of the Ismaili Centres
Architecture of the Ismaili Centres
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