Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Asia Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award - the Society’s most esteemed - at the organization’s Game Changer Award ceremony in New York. The awards are presented annually to individuals, organizations, and movements, that have inspired, enlightened, and shown true leadership in areas that reflect Asia Society’s core pillars of policy and business, arts and culture, and education.
Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, discusses the origin and evolution of the Award, and Mawlana Hazar Imam's ongoing work to encourage excellence in architecture as a means of improving quality of life.
Justice Albie Sachs, a senior member of the African National Congress and a key architect of Mandela’s post-apartheid Constitution, delivers the fifth Annual Pluralism Lecture in Toronto at the Aga Khan Museum.
Justice Albie Sachs, a senior member of the African National Congress and a key architect of Mandela’s post-apartheid Constitution, delivers the fifth Annual Pluralism Lecture in Toronto at the Aga Khan Museum.
Safiqa Kara talks with Dr. Gijs Walraven, AKDN Director of Health, about the response of Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique challenges faced in supporting the global Jamat and the communities in which they live.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers a keynote address to the 2015 Athens Democracy Forum, where he says that improving the quality of human life is the most important component of a successful democracy.
Today, on World Cancer Day, we look back on Mawlana Hazar Imam's visit to East Africa in 2011, where the Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi was inaugurated.
Hosts Huse Madhavji and Reef Karim lead us through an exciting showcase of performing arts talent, taking you on a unique journey of sights, sounds, and senses focused on the artistic theme of “Wonder.” Part 1.
Hosts Huse Madhavji and Reef Karim lead us through an exciting showcase of performing arts talent, taking you on a unique journey of sights, sounds, and senses focused on the artistic theme of “Wonder.” Part 2
In Revitalising the Citadels of Syria, we looking into the AKTC's conservation work on the citadels of Aleppo, Salah ad-Din, and Masyaf. World of the Fatimids gives us an insight into the historical world of the Fatimids in Cairo and its significance in modern-day Islam.
Hosts Reef Karim and Shereen Kassam lead us through a showcase of performing arts talent, taking us on a unique journey of sights, sounds, and senses focused on the artistic theme of “Marvel.” Part 2
Hosts Reef Karim and Shereen Kassam lead us through a showcase of performing arts talent, taking us on a unique journey of sights, sounds, and senses focused on the artistic theme of “Marvel.
The National Building Museum Washington, DC USA 25 January 2005, 15 years ago today, Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Vincent Scully Award in recognition of his contributions to promoting design excellence, urban and rural revitalization, and historic preservation in countries where Muslims have a significant presence.
Hosts Reef Karim and Rosemin Madhavji lead us through an exciting showcase of performing arts talent, taking us on a unique journey of sights, sounds, and senses focused on the artistic theme of “Imagine.
On 15th January 2019, Mawlana Hazar Imam spoke at an event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’ (‘Thinking Ahead’) – Utilising Experiences from Stabilisation Measures for the Future”, which brought together leaders from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and German development partners. We then go back through the years to when Mawlana Hazar Imam was awarded the Die Quadriga prize in recognition of his life’s work in helping people in the poorest regions of the world.
Part of the Jubilee Arts International Talent Showcase series, these video showcase performances centered around the theme "reflections" featuring talent acts from around the world.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was among six recipients of the 2005 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. In this episode we see highlights of the awards ceremony, then look back on Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom, which outlines more of his work and achievements in the region.

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