Friends of the Aga Khan Museum launched in Dubai — Gulf News com

The Friends of the Aga Khan Museum in the Gulf and South Asia was opened at Concrete, a new space on Alserkal Avenue, and will offer visitors a chance to see the contributions of Islamic civilisations to the world heritage. Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, and Aga Khan…

Speech Delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner.-Diane Bondareff / UN Foundation United Nations Foundation Award Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim President of the General Assembly Miroslav Lajčák, Secretary-General António Guterres, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, The many Permanent Representatives in attendance, Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you so much Kofi…

His Highness the Aga Khan receives Champion for Global Change Award — AKDN org

Underscores importance of partnerships between government, private enterprise, and civil society for effective progress Honourees and Special Guests at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner – from left to right: Daniel Craig, Agnès Marcaillou, Kathy Calvin, His Highness the Aga Khan, Ellie Goulding, Grant F. Reid. | Akbar Hakim / Mairaj Manji Kofi Annan,…

USA: Dallas Jamat and friends pack 100,000 meals to fight hunger — The Ismaili

“When the Ismaili community calls, I answer,” said Andy Stoker, the senior minister at the First United Methodist Church stated when asked about the opportunity to participate in volunteer initiatives with the Ismaili community in Dallas. Donning hairnets, all volunteers concentrate to pack an exact weight of each ingredient.THE.ISMAILI / PERVEZ JINDANI Mayor Falconer and…

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This evening, Mawlana Hazar Imam will be honoured by the United Nations Foundation as a Champion for Global Change at their annual Global Leadership Dinner. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with Mawlana Hazar Imam following…

Guardians of Thrones: When women ruled the Muslim world | Qantara.de

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The ancient East knew many female leaders who were successful rulers of kingdoms, yet authority in the Islamic world was the exclusive preserve of men. Sons, brothers and grandsons were the only ones with a recognised right to inherit power. Nevertheless, Islamic history is riddled with severe crises that threatened to…

Lisbon Ismaili Band conducts a musical workshop

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Lisbon Ismaili Band presents a Workshop for the young members of the jamat at the Open Day of Dar-a-Talim (7th October) at the Lisbon Ismaili Center. . The youngsters had the opportunity to interact and sing with the band and learn more about the music.