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LA BEGUM INAARA, UNE PRINCESSE SOLIDAIRE - 2000-10-01

La Bégum Inaara a présidé la deniere semaine d'octobre 2000 une grande soirée de bienfaisance organisée par l'Unesco à Dusseldorf, en Allemagne. La princesse a accordé une interview exclusive à OH LA !

MOWLANA HAZAR IMAM AT THE PHILANTROPY CONFERENCE - 2000-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering a speech at the Conference on Indigenous Philanthropy held in Islamabad. General Pervez Mus

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day conference on Indigenous Philanthropy, Prince Karim Aga Khan said that philanthropic funding of social development is a new phenomenon extending increasingly to institutions engaged in human resources development. The conference was attended by about 300 participants representing reputed NGOs, experts from home and abroad, besides a number of donor agencies and foreign diplomats of whom the Canadian High Commissioner in Pakistan was seen as a guardian spirit.

AGA KHAN AND EBRD TO FUND INVESTMENT IN KYRGYZ BANKS - 2000-09-02

The Times of Central Asia: 'Kyrgyz Credit Investment Bank will begin operations in September. It will provide loans of $250,000 - $1 million to finance promising business projects. The Aga-Khan economic development fund will be the leading shareholder with a 30% stake.'

PRENAY GUPTE INTERVIEWS AGA KHAN - 2000-03-13

We have developed the capacity to re-harness institutions and people and communities who were part of our societies in the '50s, and we want them to become again part of our society today to help us build.

AGA KHAN AT THE 1ST WORLD MOUNTAIN FORUM - 2000-08-01

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Attended the 1st World Mountain Forum held in Chambery, France. After the opening session which took place in Unesco headquarters Paris under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic, Jacques Chirac, the forum was held in the city of Chambery situated in the heart of the French Alps, creating a pioneer event. Prince Karim Aga Khan gave a well noticed speech with reference to the type of education and development that can be implemented in mountainous areas through NGOs work quoting the examples of Pakistan and Tajikistan.

PRINCESS ZAHRA AT THE INFECTIOUS ENERGY CONFRENCE - 2000-08-23

Princess Zahra Aga Khan came to Nairobi, Kenya for the Infectious Energy Conference. Also attending this conference were several leaders of the LIF.

AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL LEADERS - 2000-03-15

'Tonight, my purpose is really to listen and learn. And the Aga Khan, for instance, has dedicated much of his life to bridging differences between cultures and enhancing and preserving rich cultural legacies' said Secretary Albright in Washington at the Department of State

PRINCESSE SALIMAH CHEZ LE DALAI-LAMA - 2000-11-22

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Depuis son divorce en 1995, l'ex-épouse de l'Aga Khan consacre la plus grande partie de son temps à promouvoir l'association Village d'enfant SOS. A l'occasion de son voyade à Dharamsala, auprès des réfugiés tibétains, elle a été nommée ambassadrice internationale de cette oeuvre...

AGA KHAN IN TAJIKISTAN - 2000-08-28

Mowlana Hazir Imam in Tajikistan.The Aga Khan and Tajikistan President Emomali Rakhmonov signed a treaty here on Monday to launch a university dedicated to studies on mountainous regions and societies

AGA KHAN SEEKS U.S. TO HELP SPREAD CULTURAL PLURALISM - 2000-12-02

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader to over 60 million Ismailis worldwide, the majority of them in India, Pakistan, East Africa and North America, has exhorted the U.S. to use its foreign policy to help spread cultural pluralism, particularly that of developing nations. The Aga Khan, who was the kick-off speaker at the first-ever White House Conference on Culture and Diplomacy, declared 'American foreign policy could have a significant impact on the pluralism of culture around the world.'

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE CONFERENCE ON CULTURE AND DIPLOMACY - 2000-11-28

In response to the challenges facing countries in Africa and Asia that I have outlined, the United States, with a wealth of educational, private philanthropic institutions and global corporations that is unparalleled in human history, can play a leadership role. Specifics can be discussed later this morning or in this afternoon's sessions. Much very important work devoted to the issues of language, institutions, people, communications and funding is already underway, but there is scope, and I would say a need, for a massive expansion.

AGA KHAN SPEAKS ON ROLE OF FAITHS AND MINORITIES IN AFRICA - 2000-09-25

Mowlana Hazar Imam took part in the 2 days Peace conference in Lisbon with other religious leaders. Mowlana Hazar Imam took part in the 2 days Peace conference in Lisbon with other religious leaders. Accepting human differences, building upon pluralism, insisting on honesty in public service and creating national and international responses to the AIDS crisis were, the Aga Khan said, the components of 'a new social ethic that should be taught and led by the faiths.' 'Social ethic today in Africa,' he stressed, 'needs to be founded not on the notion of taking, but on the notion of giving.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan during His visit to the Nothern Areas in Pakistan - 2000-10-19

Inauguration of the Professional Development Centre. 'The inauguration of this fine new facility is highly symbolic. It signifies the dawn, inshallah, of a new era in the quest to bring quality education to the children of this region.,' His Highness the Aga Khan said.

AGA KHAN TO HELP PAMIR REGIONS - 2000-09-02

The Times of Central Asia: 'But what perhaps really mattered was the all-out war on the scourge of narcotics declared by Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader and the only mainstay of the Pamirians. He announced that withdrawal from drug trafficking was the essential condition for the resumption of the food supplies he had provided for the locals for years regardless of their nationality or religion.'

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan in Paris - 2000-06-05

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan addresses the inaugural session of the World Mountain Forum in UNESCO, Paris. 'I am especially happy that the Ismaili Imamat has been given the opportunity to participate in a Forum organised by and for all those concerned with the difficulties facing the populations of mountain regions, and to share lessons that have been learnt, to exchange mutual experience and advice, to better identify the problems that exist, and to try, as part of a joint effort, to propose new and more efficient solutions,' His Highness the Aga Khan said. [

A Vision of Hope and Faith - Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan - 2000-10-26

An Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan by Imran Aslam at the Governor House in Karachi. The People of Pakistan look forward to His visits, look forward to His interventions and to His great vision, which is always translated eventually into reality - says Imran Aslam.

Aga Khan Lawsuit: Fraud at Aga Khan Studs - 2000-02-22

Action brought by Mary Charlton - a secretary at the Aga's Irish studs for 27 years - against his bloodstock holding company, the Studs Societe Civile.

But it turns out that the Aga Khan had no hand in mistreating the Plaintiff:

The Aga also appeared to deny having ordered Charlton to be fired because Carnegie continued: "His Highness further instructs me that he did not issue instructions to either Richard Coulton, Frank Faughan or myself or any other person, to take any steps in relation to the termination, or alteration of the terms of, Mrs Charlton's employment."


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