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Prince Rahim Aga Khan meets with UN Secretary General

Prince Rahim Aga Khan and United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres in New York on 9 February 2022.

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Aga Khan University and Columbia University announce a unique dual master’s degree

The MoU was signed by Ira Katznelson, Columbia University’s Interim Provost and Dr Carl Amrhein, AKU’s Provost...

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Princess Zahra Aga Khan receives prestigious Asia Society Texas Center’s Huffington Award

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Aga Khan University and Fred Hutch join in global collaboration

Scientific Director Dr. Stan Riddell in conversation with Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Salwa Aga Khan du...

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I believe we can partner effectively in applying the world’s most advanced expertise to the challenges of development in parts of the world which are less advanced. The United States’ position as a world leader, in my view, grows directly out of its accomplishments as a Knowledge Society – and this Knowledge – rightly applied – can continue to be a resource of enormous global value.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Austin, April 2008

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The Aga Khan Foundation’s (AKF) early childhood development initiatives benefit 2.3 million children globally

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