His Highness the Aga Khan presented with Uganda’s highest honour — The Ismaili

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam was conferred with the Most Excellent Order of Pearl of Africa by His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni, as part of Uganda’s 55th Independence Day celebration. Held in Bushenyi Municipal Grounds, Uganda’s Independence Day consisted of jovial celebrations, various cultural performances and renditions of the Ugandan and East African national anthems….

Reconstruction in Syria: The next battleground — By Bernedetta Berti on Qantara de

The Syrian regime is turning to reconstruction to boost legitimacy and consolidate control, a process that also benefits its external allies. By Bernedetta Berti In the bloody and protracted Syrian conflict, the humanitarian space has been heavily constrained. Different warring parties grant or withhold humanitarian access to advance their military strategies and political objectives. The…

InterGlobe Foundation and Aga Khan Trust for Culture announce the launch of “Celebrating Rahim”: Book on Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khanan’s literature and life

New Delhi: Celebrating Rahim: InterGlobe Foundation, the philanthropic arm of InterGlobe Enterprises, in association with Aga Khan Trust for Culture today announced the launch of the book “Celebrating Rahim”. The book comprising in-depth archival research on the life of Abdur Rahim Khan and his dohas and poetry is a part of joint conservation and culture…

Video: Why is QATAR the RICHEST Country on EARTH? – VisualPolitik

The government of Qatar has investments and properties all around the world. It is the birthplace of Al Jazeera, the most important Arabic media company and then there is Doha, the capital, which is a sea of skyscrapers, malls and luxurious cars. Today we’ll be talking about Qatar! Source: VisualPolitik EN ->>>>><<<<<-

Prince Amyn’s milestone birthday celebration — The Ismaili

In the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam and members of his family, Prince Amyn was honoured for his long-standing service to the Ismaili Imamat, the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). LIF Chairman, Dr Mahmoud Eboo, offered felicitations to Prince Amyn on this milestone occasion, and conveyed appreciation for Prince Amyn’s work in…

Six Questions and Answers on the Nobel Peace Prize

Olav Njølstad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, answers. When was the first Nobel Peace Prize awarded? In 1901. The prize was shared between Henry Dunant of Switzerland, founder of the Red Cross, and the French parliamentarian and peace activist Frédéric Passy. Who decides what individual/s and/or organisation/s that gets awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?…

“Mediation has to enter its next phase of Development” – International Cross Cultural specialist Dr. Mohamed Keshavjee tells the UN

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Malaysia celebrates UN international Day of non violence “Mediation has to enter its next phase of Development”- International Cross Cultural specialist tells the UN. Dr Mohamed Keshavjee delivering the Seventh Gandhi Memorial Trust lecture at the Lake Club auditorium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo credit: Parvaiz Machiwala Addressing an audience of…

Video: Around the the Reichstag in Berlin | DW English

Every year, around three million people visit the Reichstag in Berlin. Check-in presenter Nicole Frölich joins them for a look at the seat of Germany’s parliament. She’s also arranged a photo op with the chancellor. Source: DW English Published on 26 Sep 2017 ->>>>><<<<<-

Street Food – A taste of conflict: The politics of food in Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem is sacred to three different faiths: for Jews it is the site of their first holy temple; for Christians it is the scene of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection; and for Muslims it is the location of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven. A site of vast historical and religious…

2017 Global Pluralism Award Recipients — Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

In recognition of outstanding achievements to support more inclusive societies worldwide, the renowned international jury, selected 10 finalists for the inaugural 2017 Global Pluralism Award 2017 Award Winners Leyner Palacios Asprilla  | Colombia Founder, Committee for the Rights of Bojayá Victims Leyner is a Colombian community leader and human rights advocate that has fought for…