Welcome to Global Encounters

Global Encounters is an international programme for adolescent Ismaili Muslim youth focused on service, leadership development, culture, and global citizenship.


2 January 2018 | Article

Global Encounters is a programme for Ismaili students from around the world to participate...

Artefacts on display at the Ethics in Action exhibition
5 November 2017 | Article

Ethics in Action: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) held inaugural launch events in...

Ziana Nathoo dressed in traditional clothing
4 April 2017 | Article

When Yasmin Rajwani visited a government school in Hyderabad in July 2016, she saw a large...

Based at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, Global Encounters campers from Jamats around the world engaged in community service, explored Kenyan culture and visited AKDN projects in the surrounding region.
8 October 2015 | Article

This summer, 160 Ismaili students and volunteers gathered in Mombasa to take part in Global...