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Prix ​​du Jockey-Club: the colt Vadeni offers a 9th coronation to the Aga Khan 2022-06-05

Vadeni offers a 9th coronation to the Aga Khan at Qatar Prix du Jockey  2022-06-05
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california18.com

Waiting in the peloton, Vadeni took the lead at the post for the last 400 meters then left his pursuers on the spot 100 meters from the goal to win very easily without his jockey needing to solicit him.

With a clenched fist and arm raised to the sky, Christophe Soumillon said at Equidia’s microphone, with a smile on his face: “When I saw that William Buick absolutely wanted to go ahead, I waited. My horse took the lead a bit early on and went completely flat. That’s awesome, I didn’t think he was going to do that“.

Prix ​​du Jockey-Club: the colt Vadeni offers a 9th coronation to the Aga Khan 2022-06-05

Vadeni with jockey Soumillon won the Qatar Prix du Jockey

Waiting in the peloton, Vadeni took the lead at the post for the last 400 meters then left his pursuers on the spot 100 meters from the goal to win very easily without his jockey needing to solicit him.

With a clenched fist and arm raised to the sky, Christophe Soumillon said at Equidia’s microphone, with a smile on his face: “When I saw that William Buick absolutely wanted to go ahead, I waited. My horse took the lead a bit early on and went completely flat. That’s awesome, I didn’t think he was going to do that“.

AKU to be first institution to become carbon neutral by 2030 2022-06-06

Aga Khan University, Karachi
Source: 
thenews.com.pk

KARACHI: Cutting down on use of anaesthetic gases that are used to keep the patients unconscious during surgery by 80 percent along with decarbonising processes and buildings, investing in clean energy, telemedicine and home healthcare are some of the major steps that can help Aga Khan University (AKU) to be the first institution of higher education in East Africa and Pakistan to become carbon neutral by 2030, officials said Saturday.

Prince Amyn Mohammed places the last brick at the "topping out" ceremony at the Ismaili Centre London 1983-05-12

Prince Amyn Mohammed places the last brick at the "topping out" ceremony at the Ismaili Centre London  1983-05-12

Prince Amyn Mohammed displays the silver trowel after [lacing the last brick at the "topping out" ceremony at the Ismaili Centre in London on 12th May, 1982, As Guest of Honour at the ceremony held on the roof of the nearly completed Ismaili Centre in central London, Prince Amyn Mohammed said that the Centre has "the difficult vocation" of bridging East and West, of bringing together strong and brilliant cultures. Mr.

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Job satisfaction is a strangely neglected subject by even the most enlightened and progressive employers. So much work today is obsessively monotonous. Yet a little thought, research and imagination can turn the dullest routine into something which attracts the employee's interest. It can be done by introducing an element of sporting competition, or even by setting simple and administrative or production targets to replace daily repetitive drudgery from 9 to 5.

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In defining the physical environment in these terms, we are including the ultra poor and the ultra-rich. We are covering the full spectrum of poverty and material wealth. In my view, it would be seriously wrong to ignore either end of that spectrum. That is why architecture for the poor, building for the poor, building by the poor, is an extremely important component of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022 Selects 20 Shortlisted Projects from 16 Countries 2022-06-02

Rehabilitation of the Manama Post Office by Studio Anne Holtrop. Image © Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Maxime Delvaux
Source: 
archdaily.com

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) has announced its 20 shortlisted projects for the 2022 award cycle. Competing for the US$ 1 million prize, one of the largest rewards in architecture, the 20 architectural developments located in 16 different countries, were selected by a Master Jury from a pool of 463 projects nominated for the 15th Award Cycle (2020-2022). The jury, among which are Anne Lacaton, Francis Kéré, Nader Tehrani, and Amale Andraos, will meet again this summer to examine the on-site reviews and determine the final recipients of the Award.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan paid a personal tribute at a ceremony in Westminster Abbey in honour of Yehudi Menuhin 1999-06-02

1960 PARIS Principe Sadruddin AGA KHAN with René MAHEU

TODAY IN HISTORY - 1999, June 2: UN official Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan paid a personal tribute at a ceremony in Westminster Abbey in honour of Yehudi Menuhin who "Influenced a generation of musicians" and who died in March at the age of 82. The ceremony was also attended by personalities such as Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and South African President Nelson Mandela. UN official Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan paid a personal tribute and Archbishop Desmond Tutu read out the message from President Mandela.

LINK: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/360422.stm

$6.5 million initiative launched in Naryn to strengthen resilience to external shocks 22-05-28

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AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - The Aga Khan Development Network and the Naryn authorities formally launched an innovative five year initiative to strengthen the resilience of Naryn town to external environmental and economic shocks, AKDN said.

The Naryn Urban Resilience Programme, with a total budget of US$ 6.5 million, financed by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Aga Khan Foundation, aims to enhance the capacity of the Naryn Municipality to use advanced town planning techniques to inform infrastructure investments and community engagement efforts.

AKDN dishes out Sh188 million subsidy to entrepreneurs 2022-05-27

The subsidy is part of a project run jointly by the EU and Aga Khan to encounter the effects of the Covid-19 in the four nations
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www.thecitizen.co.tz

Mtwara. The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), in cooperation with the European Union (EU), has given a Sh188.32 million subsidy to entrepreneurs in Lindi and Mtwara regions in order to help them encounter economic effects brought about by the Covid-19.

The subsidy is part of a project run jointly by the EU and Aga Khan to encounter the effects of the Covid-19 in the four nations of Tanzania, Kenya Uganda and Mozambique.

At least 112 groups with a total of 1,290 members in the regions have benefited from the subsidy.

AKU wins award of excellence for disruptive education 2022-05-17

AKU wins Zairi Award.jpeg
Source: 
pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer

The Aga Khan University (AKU) has won the Award of Excellence for Disruptive Education of the prestigious and competitive Zairi International Award in Higher Education, 2022.

Thirtyone countries participated at the MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum in Dubai, UAE and thehonour to their organization has been received by Prof. Tashmin Khamis and Ms. Azra Naseem.

Hazar Imam arrives at Palace Foz during Diamond Jubilee celebration in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-10

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Hazar Imam accompanied by Prince Amyn Mohammed arrives at Palace Foz

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A deepening sense of spiritual commitment—and the ethical framework that goes with it--will be a central requirement if we are to find our way through the minefields and the quicksands of modern life. A strengthening of religious institutions should be a vital part of this process. To be sure, freedom of religion is a critical value in a pluralistic society. But if freedom of religion deteriorates into freedom from religion—then societies will find themselves lost in a bleak and unpromising landscape—with no compass, no roadmap and no sense of ultimate direction.

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I come to this visit and to this gathering with the hope that, as Imam of the Ismaili Community, I can be of some help in furthering he efforts of Tajikistan’s people in improving their lives. Tajikistan has sought and doubtless will seek collaboration and help from many quarters, and appropriately so, but I should be pleased if the people of Tajikistan found me as one of the effective sources of such help.

Speech of Mawlana Hazar Imam at a public meeting at the Concert Hall - Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 1995-05-27

Hazar Imam in Tajikistan May 1995
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ismaili.net

Your Excellency President Rakhmanov
Distinguished Guests
Dear Friends

Today's gathering is a remarkable event. It brings together people from the many parts of Tajikistan, a country that, though small, has a rich and challenging diversity. It brings together representatives of a variety of neighboring and distant countries that wish well to the people of Tajikistan. It brings together religious and secular leaders deeply concerned with the future of Tajikistan’s people.

Remarks by His Highness The Aga Khan on being the recipient of the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award 2012-10-22

H.H. The Aga Khan being awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award 2012-10-22

ROCKEFELLER BRIDGING LEADERSHIP AWARD
New York, U.S.A.
October 22, 2O12

Thank you so much

As I have done my work, over the past decades, I’ve concluded that one of the most important forces in development is civil society. If you think about the countries around the world which have had fragile governments but which have still made progress, there are umpteen examples of countries which have made progress, because they have had strong civil society.

Interview with H.H. The AgaKhan and Synergos Founder Peggy Dulany at the Synergos University 2012-10-22

His Highness the #AgaKhan and #Synergos (@Synergos) Founder Peggy Dulany at the Synergos University for a Night Event, London, U
Source: 
akdn.org

Robert Dunn: My name is Bob Dunn and I have the privilege of serving as the President of the Synergos Institute.

This is our first University for a Night in Europe, although we have held similar events for more than a decade in New York and quite recently in Johannesburg. It’s really wonderful to see some old friends and some new ones, new faces, and we are, of course, especially honoured to have with us His Highness the Aga Khan and also that we are joined by his daughter and son, Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was shown projects of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) at Boulia village 1992-05-05

Mowlana Hazar Imam pauses to examine embroidery at Boulia Village

1992, May 5: On May 5, Mawlana Hazar Imam was shown projects of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) at Boulia village and at the Ayesha Abed Foundation by Mr. Fazle Abed, Executive Director of BRAC.

The Aga Khan Foundation is a member of the consortium of international donor agencies funding BRAC and is also an implementing agency for funding to BRAC from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).


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