1) His Highness the Aga Khan visits UNHCR and (2) UN material related to his uncle, Prince Sadruddin, whose name became synonymous with UNHCR

“We must do everything possible to prevent human suffering” His Highness the Aga Khan with UNHCR chief Antonio Guterres at UNHCR Headquarters. Photo: The Ismaili. His Highness the Aga Khan visited the UNHCR headquarters on November 6, 2015 to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres, and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency…

8 Muslim figures who received Human Rights Award — ARY News TV

(…) United Nations in 1968 felt the need to honor those commendable people and organizations with UN’s Human Right Prize who have served the humanity. The UN started to celebrate Human Right Prize ceremony in 1968 and since then they have been giving prizes at five years intervals. Here is the list of Muslim personalities…

Absence of pluralism forcing millions to flee, says António Guterres — The Ismaili article on United Nations High Commissioner’s Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat,Canada

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres delivers the 2014 Annual Pluralism Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat. Photo: Courtesy of the Global Centre for Pluralism The growing diversity of populations in countries around the world is a fact, according to António Guterres, yet for some it is a source of discomfort….

Simerg’s Historical Thank You Series – Prince Sadruddin, Prince Amyn, Pir Sabzali, Hasan-i-Sabbah and Others — Simerg com

SIMERG INVITES YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THIS CONTINUING SERIES “A very beautiful tribute to Prince Sadruddin” “Thank you for sharing this wonderful insight into the life of Prince Amyn Aga Khan”  “Great piece with lots of invaluable historical information”  “MashaAllah, it really raised my emotion and my spirit”  These are a few of the many comments we…

Canadian interfaith leaders to receive recognition – Anglican Journal News

Canadians Dr. Victor Goldbloom and the Rev. Irenee Beaubien will be honored by Pope Benedict XVI for their interfaith relations work. Illustration: Yobidaba Two of Canada’s leading voices in interfaith relations will be honored by Pope Benedict XVI — Dr. Victor Goldbloom and the Rev. Irenee Beaubien. Goldbloom, a pioneer in Catholic-Jewish dialogue in Quebec,…

Manipulation of the UN Security Council in support of the US-NATO Military Agenda – Global Research Canada article

Manipulation of the UN Security Council in support of the US-NATO Military Agenda Coercion, Intimidation & Bribery used to Extort Approval from Reluctant Members by Carla Stea ***** United Nations Security Council decisions are portrayed as “the will of the international community,” and Security Council action in support of a national agenda confers moral authority…

Writings of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan; A Friend of Endangered Species, the Vulnerable Habitat and the Monk Seal – Simerg artickle

Editor’s note: The late Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (1933 – 2003) had a particular fondness for the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal. Mr. William M. Johnson, editor of the on-line journal The Monachus Guardian, which is dedicated to ‘Monk Seals and their Threatened Habitats’, had the pleasure of accompanying the Prince on several of his visits to Greece. Below…

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan: Some of the Causes for the Refugee Crisis – Injustice, Intolerance and Lack of Respect for Human Rights

  Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (1933 – 2003) Editor’s note: Begin by reading Prince Sadruddin’s profile in: Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan: A Rare and Insightful Interview With The UNESCO Courier. The following excerpts are taken from a selection of statements, interviews and speeches that the late Prince Sadrudding Aga Khan made when he was the United Nations…