Video: Amina J. Mohammed delivers the 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture

Many of the most intractable challenges we face today − from entrenched poverty to conflict-driven migration − stem from the exclusion and resentment of groups defined as “the other”. Pluralism represents a choice to see differences as contributing to the common good − an essential foundation for inclusive societies. Addressing inequality and exclusion is key…

UAE "a Perfect Example Of Tolerance, Integration And Acceptance Of ‘the Other’ ", Says Ismaili Community Leader — Urdu Point com | Watch Videos on Pope visit to UAE

DUBAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM – 03rd Feb, 2019) The United Arab Emirates is “a great embodiment of the spirit of tolerance, pluralism and empathy, in the presence of people representing more than 200 nationalities living in peace, harmony and success on the UAE land,” according to Ameeruddin Thanawalla, President of the…

Aga Khan Ensemble in Portuguese Parliament, Serralves Foundation, Gulbenkian Museum and Lisbon Ismaili Centre |Watch the Live Stream

New music with deep roots Aga Khan Ensemble to perform Navruz concerts at Portuguese Parliament, Serralves Foundation, Gulbenkian Museum and Lisbon Ismaili Centre Leading artists on the roster of the Aga Khan Music Initiative will come together to perform a programme devoted to celebration of richness and cultural diversity, honouring Navruz, the Welcoming of the…

Exhibition tells story of oldest Ismaili community in Europe — The Ismaili org | Spain Jamat is the oldest Ismaili community in the Western world

Family portrait of the Spain Jamat with the leaders of the Ismaili Council for Portugal. ISMAILI COUNCIL FOR PORTUGAL / NADIA SILVA Ashad Ali Haji and his family in Madrid, circa 1928. ISMAILI COUNCIL FOR PORTUGAL Rai Saheba Sakina Allibhoy Mahomed, daughter of the founder of Spain Jamat, and her husband Rai Abdulmahomed Allibhoy Mahomed…

Ismailis celebrate Islamic culture — Gulf News com

Ismaili centres in Dubai and Toronto share mission to spread awareness of Islamic culture Left to right: Arif Lalani, Amiruddin Thanawala and Jaime Leitao, Ambassador of Portugal to the UAE, tour the exhibition on winning projects of the Aga Khan Award.   Dubai: Canada and the UAEm enjoying a sense of kindred spirit thanks to…

The Amount of Energy in Tajikistan is Beyond Words.

Originally posted on America's Unofficial Ambassadors:
Noureen is enchanted by the warmth Tajikistan has given and reflects on the moments at the Tajik University of Commerce and the Dushanbe Boarding School where she is volunteering for our Summer Service Program.  She also spends time in Varzob and tries national foods such as “Qurutob”.   Salom! I…

Video: Peter Mansbridge Interviews The Aga Khan

Published on 28 Feb 2014 This week, we mentioned on the show that The Aga Khan became the first faith leader to address the Canadian Parliament. Shortly after, he sat down with Peter Mansbridge to discuss civil society in the developing world, and his concerns about Afghanistan, Iraq and the Middle East. Source: The National·…