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His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Global Pluralism Awards
Inaugural Global Pluralism Award Ceremony
15 November 2017

This evening, three winners, Leyner Palacios of Colombia, Alice Nderitu of Kenya and Daniel Webb of Australia, were presented the Global Pluralism Awards 2017.

21 November 2017

Opening of a new PECTA Tourism Centre at Bulunkul, Tajikistan, supported by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), July 2017. Photo:...

18 November 2017
RT @AKAcademies: Congratulations to the #AKAcademies and #FCBS and #SHATOTTO architecture for winning the #WAF2017 World Architecture Fest…
22 November 2017

#DidYouKnow? Nearly 50% of #Uganda’s electricity is supplied by the 250 megawatt Bujagali Hydropower Plant built by AKDN and the Government of Uganda, with financing from Blackstone Capital...

16 Nov 2017

AKDN: Preschool to university

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.
$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.
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.