Pluralism paves a path to inclusion | Globe & Mail

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Efforts to eliminate difference and impose the will of the majority drive far too many of today’s conflicts. Joe Clark, 16th Prime Minister of Canada and Bience Gawanas, Special Advisor to Minister of Health and Social Services, Namibia. Special for Globe & Mail. Diversity is not the problem. Negative responses to…

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Canada — The Ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa earlier this evening, commencing a visit to Canada that will include attending the Global Pluralism Award ceremony as well as meeting with the Jamat of Eastern Canada. Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by AKDN Resident Representative for Canada Dr Mahmoud Eboo, President Malik Talib and Vice-President Karima Karmali of…

Global Pluralism Award 2017: Watch live on 15 November at 6 p.m. EST | With remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan

Global Pluralism Award 2017 The #GlobalPluralismAward recognizes the remarkable achievements of individuals, organizations and governments tackling the challenge of living peacefully and productively with diversity. The inaugural Award will be presented to three outstanding individuals whose work represents the very best of ‘pluralism in action’ around the world. Read about the winners here See the…

AKU ( Aga Khan University) “challenge” to young Pakistanis | Watch video

Forty-five students from across Pakistan came together to attend the Aga Khan University’s Challenge ‘Scholarship’ Programme that aims to prepare young people for higher education. The students, a mix of young women and men, came from 24 cities and towns from across Pakistan, from Parachinar and Bhimber in the north all the way to Dera…

Pakistan: AAN Foundation (Amna & Ali Naqvi) Collection inspires the vision of students at LUMS (Lahore University of Management Science) — Daily Times com

AAN Foundation collaborated with LUMS to introduce the first long-term of art from a private collection to an institution in Pakistan. 17 works from AAN collection were handed over to LUMS By Haider Ali LAHORE: AAN Foundation (Amna & Ali Naqvi) in collaboration with Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS) has introduced the first long-term…

Before the Printed Word: Texts, Scribes and Transmission — Institute of Ismaili Studies | Read and Watch on the Symposium

Ismaili historiography has often lamented the destruction of renowned libraries developed under the Fatimids in Egypt (10th–12th centuries) and the Nizaris of Alamut times (11th–13th centuries). In many ways, this loss represented the eclipse of an important chapter in Muslim history that had witnessed the flourishing of learning and intellectual exchange across different societies. While…

Alternatives: Agroecology and community supported agriculture — by Jan Urhahn, Christine Pohl on HB Foundation

Agroecology is a successful concept which promotes farming methods that are attuned to local ecosystems. It is already used for growing rice worldwide. In France, the smallholder movement AMAP has attracted a huge membership. Farmers sign contracts to supply customers over a period of several months of a year. Creator: Atlasmanufaktur/Heinrich Böll Foundation. This image…

Photos and report: Aga Khan lifetime achievement award on Barakah com

“ANY LEADER OF ANY GLOBAL COMMUNITY HOPES AND PRAYS FOR ONE THING – PEACE; PEACE IN EVERY COMMUNITY, IN EVERY COUNTRY OF THE WORLD, SO THAT MEN AND WOMEN CAN LIVE IN SAFETY, BUILD THEIR FUTURES WITH STRENGTH, COURAGE, HOPE AND WISDOM. THESE ARE THE VALUES THAT THE LEADERS OF MY COMMUNITY, MY INSTITUTIONS AND…