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  • His Highness the Aga Khan is bestowed with the "Honoris Causa" doctorate degree in honour of "the extraordinary work of economic, social and cultural and educational assistance" through the Aga Khan Development Network.
    AKDN / Gary Otte
Evora University Symposium and Bestowal of Honaris Causa to His Highness the Aga Khan, Portugal

Evora, 12 February 2006 - International symposium at the University of Évora entitled: “Cosmopolitan Society, Human Safety and Rights in Plural and Peaceful Societies.” Earlier in the day, the Aga Khan was awarded the Honoris CausaDoctor Degree at a University ceremony presided over by Portuguese President, Jorge Sampaio and Rector, Manuel Patricio. Attendees included the Portuguese Minister for State and Foreign Affairs, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, international diplomatic representatives, members of the senate and faculty of the university, and local dignitaries.