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His Highness the Aga Khan receives the UN Champion for Global Change Award
19 October 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan spoke on pluralism and accepted the Champion for Global Change Award at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner yesterday.

22 October 2017

The new hospital in Bamyan, Afghanistan, is an energy efficient building with a seismic resistant structure. The building a symbolically a reflection of the caves of Bamyan, and harnesses natural...

23 October 2017
Partnership between @AKU_GSMC and @MediaCouncilK to study how new technologies have impacted journalism #kenya #akdn
23 October 2017

Since 2001, the @AKUGlobal School of Nursing and Midwifery, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust, has trained over 2,100 high quality nurses across Kenya, Tanzania...

18 Oct 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan

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.
5 million
Each year, in collaboration with its partners, the AKDN provides 5 million people with quality health care, including through outpatient visits and community health programmes.
9,000 projects
Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.