Aga Khan visits UNHCR headquarters to discuss enhanced cooperation
His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, visited UNHCR headquarters today to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world.
UNHCR staff greeted the Aga Khan before he held private talks with Guterres followed by a meeting with senior UNHCR officials on the long-standing partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network and the UN refugee agency.
They also discussed the global political situation and the effects of extremism and sectarianism on previously tolerant and diverse societies.
The Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and nephew of the late Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who was high commissioner for refugees from 1965-77, a pivotal period in the organization’s history.
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His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, visited UNHCR to discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world
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