His Highness the Aga Khan meets with United Nations Secretary General António Guterres
18 October 2017
New York, USA - His Highness the Aga Khan met today with United Nations Secretary General António Guterres. His Highness will receive the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Award during this visit to New York City.
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.
AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.
116 projects have received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture over the last 40 years, often anticipating innovations, such as green buildings, or reflecting architectural discourse, such as a return to human scale.