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.
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.
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.
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.