A three part report on Devex com: How the Aga Khan is changing the Mountain towns of ‘Naryn’ ‘Tekeli’ and ‘Khorog’ in Central Asia by creating world Class university in three countries

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a three-part Devex series that examines the Aga Khan’s plan to create a new model for higher education in Central Asia, where the opportunity to achieve academic excellence is usually found somewhere else. (…) The Aga Khan — who, as founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development…

New Year’s 2017; Dare Greatly — NanoWisdoms Org

The NanoWisdoms Archive of Imamat Speeches, Interviews and Writings wishes all Happy New Year. A New Year brings with it the promise of change and 2017 promises to be memorable year, full of change, for both Ismailis and the world, as a whole. This year we Ismailis will, In’Shah’Allah, celebrate His Highness the Aga Khan’s…

Global Ismaili Community: How the 20 artists from different parts met first time and in very short time bridge the music and present to their beloved Imam on 80th birthday in France | Read and watch

Harmony and service elevate birthday celebration to the global stage — By ALEEM KARMALI on The Ismaili ***** The milestone celebration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 80th birthday engaged artists from the diverse traditions of the Ismaili community in “a musical and cultural conversation.” And ensuring that within hours of the event, the worldwide Jamat could…

University of Paderborn confered Honorary Degree on Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier | A Bridge Builder between Nations | News in German Language

Brückenbauer zwischen Nationen“ – Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde an Bundesaußenminister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier Foto (Universität Paderborn, Johannes Pauly): Prof. Dr. Volker Peckhaus, Dekan der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, und Bundesaußenminister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Foto (Universität Paderborn, Johannes Pauly): Prof. Dr. Volker Peckhaus, Dekan der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Prof. Dr. Karin von Welck, UNESCO-Kommission, Prof. Dr. Birgit Riegraf,…

‘Muslim Values’ — By Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi on the Institute of Ismaili Studies AC UK

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs’ Commencement Address, at the Riverside Church, New York. – AKDN / Zahur Ramji How can we inspire people to reach beyond rampant materialism, self-indulgent individualism, and unprincipled relativism?[1] In this hard-hitting question, we are being trenchantly alerted by His Highness…

Inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for His Highness the Aga Khan

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“… the Imamat require that the Imam, while caring first of all for the spiritual well being of his people, should also be continuously concerned with their safety and their material progress…” — His Highness the Aga Khan, Zurich, Switzerland 14 January 1976

Speech delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce in Zurich, Switzerland  on 14 January 1976 I would like to begin by expressing my appreciation of the opportunity you have given me today to speak in this important city of Europe. The business and financial institutions of Zurich have made…