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  • Dr. Friedemann Greiner, Director and Chairman of the Jury (left), presenting the Tolerance Award 2006 to His Highness the Aga Khan as Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's Minister of Foreign Affairs (right), looks on.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Aga Khan receives Tolerance Award from the Evangelical Academy of Tutzing

Tutzing, Germany, 20 May 2006 – His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), said today that the revolutionary impact of globalisation and record levels of international migration require development of a new “cosmopolitan ethic” to support constructive pluralism and greater tolerance among different cultures and societies.