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Members of the Diplomatic Community in Bangladesh
Members of the Diplomatic Community in Bangladesh
AKDN celebrates Diamond Jubilee in Bangladesh
AKDN celebrates Diamond Jubilee in Bangladesh
26 July 2017

A special event was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam, a 60-year period during which the Imam has dedicated efforts to improving the quality of life around the world.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with Aga Khan Award for Architecture Director Farrokh Derakhshani and 2004 laureate Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with Aga Khan Award for Architecture Director Farrokh Derakhshani and 2004 laureate Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives President’s Medal from Architectural League of New York
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives President’s Medal from Architectural League of New York
19 May 2017

Yesterday evening, the Architectural League of New York accorded Mawlana Hazar Imam its highest and most important honour.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General David Johnston unveil a plaque marking the opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General David Johnston unveil a plaque marking the opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General open Global Centre for Pluralism headquarters
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General open Global Centre for Pluralism headquarters
17 May 2017

Ottawa, 16 May 2017 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada officially opened the new international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism today.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Aly Muhammad at the Global Centre for Pluralism, accompanied by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib and Farhad Mawani, Project Manager for the renovation of 330 Sussex Drive.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Aly Muhammad at the Global Centre for Pluralism, accompanied by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib and Farhad Mawani, Project Manager for the renovation of 330 Sussex Drive.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada ahead of Global Centre for Pluralism opening
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada ahead of Global Centre for Pluralism opening
14 May 2017

Ottawa, 15 May 2017 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa this afternoon, accompanied by Princess Zahra and Prince Aly Muhammad. Tomorrow Hazar Imam will be joined by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada for the official opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

With the help of FOCUS, students learn how to prepare a disaster management plan at school. FOCUS
With the help of FOCUS, students learn how to prepare a disaster management plan at school. FOCUS
Prepare for earthquakes and other disasters, says FOCUS
Prepare for earthquakes and other disasters, says FOCUS
15 October 2015

As institutions of the Aga Khan Development Network and Ismaili communities around the world join in the 2015 international ShakeOut earthquake drill, Focus Humanitarian Assistance is placing special emphasis on disaster preparedness to save lives and limit the impact of calamity.

IIS Summer Programme on Islam 2015
IIS Summer Programme on Islam 2015
26 March 2015

London, 26 March 2015 — The Institute of Ismaili Studies is once again inviting applications to their annual Summer Programme on Islam. This year’s programme will be held in Toronto, Canada between 16 – 22 August.

The Aga Khan University will build a major new campus here, in Arusha, the city where the East African Community is headquartered. AKU
The Aga Khan University will build a major new campus here, in Arusha, the city where the East African Community is headquartered. AKU
East Africa’s shared destiny brightened by AKU
East Africa’s shared destiny brightened by AKU
10 March 2015

With a major expansion underway, the Aga Khan University is planting institutional and intellectual seeds to produce the leadership that East Africa will require in the years ahead. Dr Farouk Topan discusses some of the ways in which the university hopes to contribute to the East African Community.

After completing the first two years of GPISH at the IIS, students spend their final year earning their Masters degree at a British university like Oxford, Cambridge or the School of Oriental and African Studies. The Institute of Ismaili Studies
After completing the first two years of GPISH at the IIS, students spend their final year earning their Masters degree at a British university like Oxford, Cambridge or the School of Oriental and African Studies. The Institute of Ismaili Studies
IIS graduates making a difference
IIS graduates making a difference
12 January 2015

What do a policy advisor at the US State Department, a lecturer at Oxford University and the Head of Graduate Studies at The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) have in common? All of them have pursued postgraduate studies the IIS.

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers remarks on at the North-South Prize award ceremony, which took place in the Senate Hall of the Portuguese Parliament.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers remarks on at the North-South Prize award ceremony, which took place in the Senate Hall of the Portuguese Parliament.
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam in Portugal ahead of North-South prize ceremony
12 June 2014

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Parliament of the Republic of Portugal, where he was greeted by the President of the Assembly of the Republic. Hazar Imam is in Lisbon at the invitation of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, to receive the 2013 North-South Prize.

 

The purpose-built campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad was designed by award-winning Bimal Patel of HCP in Ahmedabad.
The purpose-built campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad was designed by award-winning Bimal Patel of HCP in Ahmedabad.
Well-rounded excellence at the core of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad
Well-rounded excellence at the core of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad
24 September 2013

The recently inaugurated Aga Khan Academy in Hyderabad is one of the few schools in India to combine a rigorous academic programme with a rich array of co-curricular activities on a state-of-the-art residential campus. It also benefits from being part of a global network of Academies for which shared values and pluralistic ethos are an inspiration to the school’s students.

Governor of Gaza Province, Raimundo Diomba, receives a donation of food and cooking utensils for flood victims in Chibuto District, delivered by representatives of the AKDN and the Ismaili community.
Governor of Gaza Province, Raimundo Diomba, receives a donation of food and cooking utensils for flood victims in Chibuto District, delivered by representatives of the AKDN and the Ismaili community.
Jamat and AKDN team up in response to flooding in Mozambique
Jamat and AKDN team up in response to flooding in Mozambique
17 April 2013

When heavy January rains caused massive flooding in south and central Mozambique, the Ismaili community and the institutions of the Ismaili Imamat quickly mobilized a response. A donation of food, medicine, tools, and supplies was assembled to help the Government of Mozambique support victims, volunteers and military forces who were providing assistance on the ground.

Jamati leaders bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he prepares to depart Singapore.
Jamati leaders bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he prepares to depart Singapore.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam visits the Far East Jamat in Singapore
25 May 2012

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Far East Jamat in Singapore, during which he met with a number of the country's leaders. A Jamati institutional dinner was hosted in Hazar Imam's honour, featuring a performance by Ismaili youth that illustrated some of the cultures of the Far East.

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