Where few others dare to tread: the Aga Khan in Africa — Deutsche Welle de

Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa. “We can say with conviction that Africa’s moment has come.” With this the Aga Khan brought a 2016 keynote address to a culmination….

Hundreds of Thousands March in Germany Against Sinister Trade Deals | ‘CETA and TTIP threaten environmental and consumer protection

‘CETA and TTIP threaten environmental and consumer protection for millions of people in Europe and North America’ Consumer rights activists take part in a march to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Frankfurt, Germany, September 17, 2016. (Photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Hundreds of thousands took…

Rick Perry: We Are ‘Not in a War’ With Muslims

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Rick Perry is frustrated with political rhetoric that he sees as discriminatory toward Muslims, and says he “owes it to America” to share a different message. “The message I want to get out is we are in a war with radical Islam—we are not in a war with all people of…

Dear Girl From Pakistan — Delhi Poetry Slam Video

Delhi Poetry Slam Published on 19 Feb 2016 Film by Freddie Storm It is usually the people who suffer the most when government and military tear countries apart. This is a confession from a girl from India about how she feels about a stranger on the other side of the border in Pakistan. To be…

Aga Khan says: Africa’s moment has come — AKDN Press Release

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers the keynote address at the Africa 2016 Forum on 21 February at Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. AKDN / Zahur Ramji Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 21 February 2016 – His Highness the Aga Khan today extolled Africa’s resilience, economic progress and new willingness to accept diversity. “What I see emerging today…

University recognises industry leaders at Graduation 2015|Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters

Industry leaders from music, health, business, hospitality and engineering were bestowed with honorary degrees from the University of West London, at ceremonies at Wembley Stadium this week. The honorary recipients were recognised alongside 1,600 students. Majid Mangalji Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters by the London School of Hospitality and Tourism….

,Made in Bangladesh‘ voller Stolz– Kooperation mit der deutschen Textilindustrie|German-Bangldesh Textiles Partnership is making a difference

DEUTSCHLAND.de Published on 5 Nov 2015 Die Textilindustrie in Bangladesch boomt und verhilft dem ganzen Land zum Wirtschaftsaufschwung. Die deutsche Textilindustrie wiederum ist einer der wichtigsten Handelspartner. Der Besuch von Regierungsvertretern, Arbeitgebern und Arbeitnehmerin aus Bangladesch in Deutschland – auf Initiative unter anderem des Auswärtigen Amtes – ist ein wichtiger Schritt für eine Wirtschaftsbeziehung mit…

Video: Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward? — – Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

Pluralism Forums – Global Centre for Pluralism Published on 23 Oct 2015 October 22, 2015, “Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia Suggest a Way Forward?” The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Forum featured former Prime Minister of Tunisia, His Excellency Mehdi Jomaa and Vice-President for Studies at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign…

Civil society groups recognised: Will Tunisia’s Nobel Prize be an inspiration?

Al Jazeera English Published on 9 Oct 2015 Civil society groups have been recognised for steering the country towards democracy.Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Amina Zena, journalist, Tunisia National Radio Christopher Thornton, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue Nicholas Noe, Editor-in-Chief of Mideastwire.com Subscribe to our channel ***** Related posts on PBSJ Blog: His Highness the Aga Khan…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum / video — Amaana org

September 15, 2015 Video: Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Former Prime Ministers Ms Alkistis Protopsalti, Minister of Tourism Your Worship, Giorgos Kaminis, Mayor of Athens The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Former Governor General of Canada Ms Annika Savill, Executive Head of the UN Democracy Fund Mr Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, President, International, The New York Times Company Excellencies Distinguished Guests I…