New Interview (Google Translation): le Parisien Interview, Gilles Maarek & Gaetane Morin, ‘Aga Khan, l’imam philanthrope’ (Chantilly, France)

Earlier in June this year, His Highness the Aga Khan granted an interview to le Parisien in which he discussed concerns he has over various political issues currently making headlines. He also talked about Ismailis and AKDN’s activities. Click here to read the full transcript at NanoWisdoms.org. We regret that only a Google translation is…

Aga Khan Award for Architecture at the Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Paris - 2013 Recipients: Five Projects for a Sustainable World

Aga Khan Award for Architecture at the Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Paris – 2013 Recipients: Five Projects for a Sustainable World

Paris, 26 March 2014 — An exhibition entitled “5 Projets pour un monde responsable” (“Five Projects for a Sustainable World”) was inaugurated today. The Exhibition, which focuses on the 2013 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, will be on display at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, in the Palais de Chaillot (Trocadéro),…

Ismaili Muslim Artists from Hunza/Chitral Pakistan perform Sufi Songs at Théatre de la ville Paris

The Bazm-Liqa group come down from the high peaks of the Hindu Kush, the Himalayan range called Karakorum. They sing the beauty of the world and the expression of the divine in all its guises. Their music is a unique experience and a message of awakening for all mankind. Source: http://www.theatredelaville-paris.com/spectacle-BazmLiqagroup-659 Earlier: Musical evening portrays…

New horse museum next to world's grandest stables

New horse museum next to world’s grandest stables

Excerpt: At the end of the 19th century, in 1886, the Duke of Aumale, fifth son of King Louis-Philippe and last resident of the Chantilly Estate, donated his property – the château, hippodrome, stables, forest, Condé Museum, library and archives – to the French Institute under the condition that everything be maintained in its state.…

The Museum of the Horse in Chantilly June 2013

CNN Video: Aga Khan’s ‘live horse museum’

His Highness the Aga Khan has won all over the world, including a record seven victories at the Prix de Diane Transcript: CNN Interview on the inauguration of the Museum of The Horse, Francesca Cumani (Chantilly, France) http://www.nanowisdoms.org/nwblog/10536/ http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2013/06/14/winning-post-aga-khan.cnn.html Related: Spiritual leader Aga Khan funds royal horse stables museum

Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to speak at The International Colloquium organized by UNESCO

Forty of the world’s leading experts on earthen architecture—which serves as habitat for up to one third of the world’ population—will exchange experiences about the preservation of this often remarkable and always sustainable heritage in a meeting at UNESCO Headquarters on 17 and 18 December (RoomXI). The International Colloquium on the Conservation of World Heritage…

Agreement with Quai d’Orsay March 2012

His Highness the Aga Khan with French Minister of Foreign Affairs: Signing of an agreement between the Quai d’Orsay and the International Diplomatic Academy

Translated via Google: March 28, 2012 – Alain Juppé, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs will sign an agreement with the President of the International Diplomatic Academy, His Highness the Aga Khan, on cooperation between the Quai d’Orsay and the institution on Wednesday 28 March, at the Quai d’Orsay. The Academy is…

Presentation in Paris: ‘Liberal Islam’ and Ismaili ethics in the 20th century Of ‘religious and social welfare’ of ‘the Community’ and ‘non-denominational’ development « Paderborner ‘SJ’ Web Blog

An ethics of social commitment under the guidance of the Imam had been centrally important to the venture of ‘liberal Islam’ championed by the Ismaili Imamate from the late 19th century onwards and articulated through a wide spectrum of organisations. However, an emphasis on certain wider ‘non-denominational’ outreach critically distinguishes the Aga Khan Development Network…

ULI – His Highness the Aga Khan at Urban Land Institute Europe Conference: Base Investment Decisions on a Mix of Financial, Social, Economic and Environmental Goals

PARIS (2 February 2012) — His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and leader of the nondenominational Aga Khan Development Network, urged Urban Land Institute (ULI) Europe leaders at the Institute’s real estate conference in Paris this week to consider the social and environmental impacts of investment decisions. The Aga Khan,…

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam underscores the value of land planning in sustainable development during an address to the Urban Land Institute in Paris

Paris, 31 January 2012 — On the heels of being awarded the J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, Mawlana Hazar Imam addressed a leadership dinner at the Urban Land Institute Europe Annual Conference held in Paris. “The Aga Khan Development Network attaches central importance to the role — in the world in which…

New on NanoWisdoms: His Highness the Aga Khan’s Address to the Urban Land Institute Annual Conference Leadership Dinner (Paris, France)

In his speech to the Urban Land Institute’s Annual Conference Leadership Dinner, Tuesday night in Paris, His Highness the Aga Khan — who was awarded the 2011 ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development — discussed “impact investing”. He noted that although it is “expected to reach around 500 billion US dollars in…

His Highness the Aga Khan Urges “Impact Investing” at ULI Europe Conference

PARIS — His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, urged guests at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris to consider the social and environmental impacts of investment decisions. His Highness the Aga Khan, who recently was awarded the 2011 ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban…

His Highness the Aga Khan to address the General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS 2011)

The most important triennial gathering of ICOMOS will take place from 27 November to 2 December 2011 for the first time in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters. The General Assembly is accompanied by a Scientific Symposium on the theme “Heritage: Driver of Development”. Both events are open to ICOMOS members and non-members alike. – 14:20-15:00 Addresses…