On May 16th, His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada officially opened the Centre’s new permanent headquarters at 330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa.
Prince Karim Aga Khan and His Life's Work - For two years filmmaker Veronika Hofer and her crew travelled the world visiting projects of the Aga Khan´s organisations and to accompany His Highness. They visited the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in Doha, they explored projects in Egypt, Kenya, and India. In London and Paris, Veronika Hofer searched the archives of the Aga Khan to find the most significant images. Finally, Veronika Hofer met Karim Aga Khan for an extraordinary personal and thoughtful interview in his private home in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam Signs an Agreement of Cooperation & Addresses both Houses of the Parliament of Canada – 24 October 2012
On 24 October 2012, Mawlana Hazar Imam signed an Agreement of Cooperation to expand collaboration in the areas of health sciences, education, the environment, forestry, and natural resources management, culture, and private sector and economic development. Alberta is the first province in Canada to sign an Agreement of Cooperation with the Imamat. This episode will look back on this day, and on his speech to both Houses of the Parliament of Canada in 2014.
The 40-year anniversary of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony in Lahore 1977 - 1980 - 23 October 1980.
On the 22nd October 2015, Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered the keynote address at a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in London.
Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee Visit to Central Asia – Part 2 – 28 October – 7 November 2008.
Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee Visit to Central Asia - Part 1 - 28 October - 7 November 2008.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and the Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov inaugurated the UCA's Naryn campus in a ceremony held under the patronage of His Excellency President Almazbek Atambayev.
Three years ago today, Mawlana Hazar Imam spoke on pluralism and accepted the Champion for Global Change Award at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner.
On the 19th of October 2018, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) each awarded Mawlana Hazar Imam with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree for his “lifelong service to humanity, and the intersections of his work at both universities,” during a joint conferral ceremony.
An insight into the historical world of the Fatimids in Cairo and its significance in modern-day Islam, followed by series of short films giving us glimpses into some of the work the AKDN has carried out in Cairo over the years.
On 27 February 2014, His Highness the Aga Khan delivered a historic address to the Parliament of Canada before signing a Protocol of Understanding with Prime Minister Stephen Harper between the Ismaili Imamat and Canada's Government.
On this day in 2012, Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the Bujagali Hydropower Project. We look back on the story of the Bujagali Hydropower Project, starting with its foundation ceremony during Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee and seeing it through the years until it's the inauguration. We also take a quick look at the impact of Bujagali and other AKDN projects over the years in Uganda.
Path to Peace: Mawlana Hazar Imam's Second Visit to Tajikistan 22 September 1998.
His Highness The Aga Khan, leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims, receives the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship. The annual award, earmarked for individuals who work to remove barriers and support the principles of tolerance and respect, is part of the 6 Degrees initiative. Among the dignitaries at the event were Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory. Farah Nasser reports.