The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) partnered with the “Resilient Homes Design Challenge” in a crowdsourced challenge – spearheaded by the World Bank - to design climate-resilient single-family homes costing less than US$ 10,000.
His Highness the Aga Khan conferred with the Keys of the City of Porto
Attended by the University’s Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan, the AKU Board of Trustees, representatives from Portugal’s Ministry of Science, Technology, and Higher Education; the Catholic University of Portugal; Nova University of Lisbon; and the Aga Khan Development Network, the evening included a keynote address by Carlos Moedas, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation.
Lisbon, Portugal, 31 March 2019 – The Aga Khan Music Awards concluded with the announcement of the Award in the performance category, the awarding of US$ 500,000 in prizes and a final concert that brought together ten laureates, six categories and 13 countries across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and North America in a showcase for diversity and pluralism through music. A Patron’s Award was also conferred.
His Highness the Aga Khan named Prince’s Trust Global Founding Patron
London, United Kingdom, 12 March 2019 - During a dinner at Buckingham Palace, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, founder and President of The Prince’s Trust, today announced His Highness the Aga Khan as Global Founding Patron of The Prince’s Trust’s work.