His Highness the Aga Khan’s Remarks at the International Forum Against Human Trafficking

PLEASE CLICK: Remarks by Highness the Aga Khan at the International Forum Against Human Trafficking Held in Luxor, Egypt

Ten years after the Palermo Protocol, top world personalities convened from December 10-12, 2010, in an International Forum in Luxor, Egypt, to outline a roadmap for ending human trafficking. The Forum was organized by End Human Trafficking Now! and The Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT).

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering the Opening Remarks during the Award Ceremony

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering the Opening Remarks during the Award Ceremony

“I am convinced that, over time, the most effective weapon to combat human trafficking will be civil society’s rejection of these vile activities” — His Highness the Aga Khan

As part of this initiative the 49th Ismaili Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, was among those in the jury (see photo, below) who presented the first-ever award in history to recognize a business executive‘s energy and commitment in tackling human trafficking.

Members of the Jury attending the Award Ceremony (Luxor, 12 December 2010): HRH Princess Mathilde of Belgium, HH the Aga Khan, Mr. Antonio Maria Costa, Mr. Bjørn Haugland, Mr. Georg Kell.

Members of the Jury attending the Award Ceremony (Luxor, 12 December 2010): HRH Princess Mathilde of Belgium, HH the Aga Khan, Mr. Antonio Maria Costa, Mr. Bjørn Haugland, Mr. Georg Kell.

The Ismaili Imam also delivered opening remarks at this forum, which are now been incorporated into our original piece Aga Khan in Prestigious Jury for First-Ever Business Leader’s Award to Fight Human Trafficking.

Date posted: Sunday, May 5, 2013.

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s