Remarks by The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship

Remarks by Adrienne Clarkson, Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson pays tribute to the work of His Highness the Aga Khan before presenting him with the Prize for Global Citizenship which bears her name. AKDN/Vazir Karsan

Toronto, Canada, September 21, 2016: Tonight, this prize for Global Citizenship is recognizing and celebrating His Highness the Aga Khan, whose entire life demonstrates steadfast unchanging commitment to the ideals of belonging and inclusion. Through his words, through his actions, and through the results obtained by the institutions that he has founded and encouraged and nourished, he has become a light in much of the world’s conflicting darkness. He is someone who has consistently encouraged thought and dialogue as well as practical approaches and inventing strategies that remove barriers, that help to change attitudes, and that ultimately reinforce principles of respect and understanding.

I feel the significance of this prize deeply…

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