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Inauguration of the University of Central Asia Naryn Campus
19 October 2016

The first of three residential campuses for the University of Central Asia was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Kyrgyz Republic.

28 October 2016

‘Syria: A Living History’ Review: More Than a Land of Conflict.
A poignant show reminds visitors what humans are capable of—at their best and worst. Read article about the exhibition at the...

28 October 2016
Do NOT stand in a doorway during an earthquake. Remember to: #DropCoverHoldOn! Learn what to do in an earthquake at
24 October 2016

Visitors to the National Zoo of Mali on their way to the aviary.

The renovated zoo was inaugurated in 2013 after 24 months of rehabilitation and expansion undertaken through a non-...

25 Oct 2016

Brussels Conference on Afghanistan (long version)

$1 million
One million dollars are shared among prize winners, as determined by the independent Master Jury.  Half the prize money is a grant for promoting the replicable aspects of the design.
2 millions
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
40 years
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.