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Aga Khan Urges Commitment to Pluralism and Strengthening of Civil Society
11 March 2014 - The Aga Khan warned that the growing power of social media does not always mean more connection between people. He cautioned that the shallowness of new media, intellectual isolation and mutual ignorance are adversely affecting relations between Islam and the West despite the highly interconnected world of today.

Aga Khan to Deliver Ogden Lecture at Brown University
07 March 2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan will visit Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island on March 10, 2014 to deliver the 88th Stephen A. Ogden ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs at the invitation of Brown University President Dr. Christina Paxson.

Aga Khan and Canadian Prime Minister Announce Human Development Partnership
28 February 2014 - More than a million people living in Asia and Africa will have new opportunities within reach, thanks to a five-year, CAD $100-million partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Government of Canada, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

Aga Khan Lauds Canada’s Leadership in Advancing Pluralism in the World, Warns Against Rise of Extremism
27 February 2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan today praised Canada’s efforts to reduce instability across the world and emphasized the role of strong civil society, education and good governance in fostering development of societies and in mitigating conflict.

Aga Khan to Address a Special Joint Session of Parliament on Thursday, February 27
26 February 2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Canada today to deliver an historic address to the Canadian Parliament at the invitation of The Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Stephen Harper.

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