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His Highness the Aga Khan receives "Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009"


His Highness the Aga Khan receives the Prix  de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 from Le Nouvel Economiste, presented by  Philippe Seguin, Premier President of the Cour des Comptes, as Henri Nijdam, publisher and editorial managing director of Le Nouvel Economiste looks on.His Highness the Aga Khan receives the Prix de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 from Le Nouvel Economiste, presented by Philippe Seguin, Premier President of the Cour des Comptes, as Henri Nijdam, publisher and editorial managing director of
Le Nouvel Economiste
looks on.
17th December 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan receives “Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009 ” - the “Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award” presented to him by Le Nouvel Economiste, at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris, France.

In receiving the Award, His Highness took the opportunity to explain the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and in particular the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). Other recipients were, Dalil Boubakeur, Rector of the Muslim Institute at the Grand Mosque of Paris, who received the “Régulateur de l’année” Award, and Nicholas de Tavernost, Chairman of the Board of the French Television network M6, who received the award, “Manager de l’année”.

Related material:
His Highness’ speech in English 
Discours de Son Altesse en français
View videos of the ceremony on Le Nouvel Economiste website

Articles on Le Nouvel Economiste:
Overview of the 2009 Awards
Portrait of the Aga Khan
Interview with the Aga Khan (PDF)

 

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