The Ismaili Centre, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, opened “Seeing Through Babel”, a solo exhibition by the Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad. The exhibition runs in The Ismaili Centre’s Zamana Space from the 1 July 2019 to the 15 August 2019.
AKAH participates in Refugee Emergency Preparedness Exercise in Tajikistan
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), in partnership with the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence – under the auspices of the Government of Tajikistan – UNHCR, other UN Agencies, government and other humanitarian partners, conducted the second large-scale disaster simulation exercise designed to respond to an emergency situation related to a massive influx of refugees.
AKU/Nova Symposium tackles ethics in stem cell research
New discoveries in stem cell research have raised the hope among scientists that there will be breakthrough cures for common diseases ranging from heart disease to diabetes, but new ethical and regulatory questions have surfaced, according to experts at a symposium co-hosted by Nova University and the Aga Khan University (AKU).
UN Deputy Secretary-General calls for global action to address inequality in the 2019 Pluralism Lecture
In delivering the seventh Annual Pluralism Lecture, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed addressed the links between pluralism and development, highlighting the dangers posed by growing inequalities.