“What a wonderful, liberating thing it would be if more of us, more of the time, could see diversity not as a burden, but as a blessing; not as a threat, but as an opportunity.”
– His Highness the Aga Khan


Do you know a pluralism champion? The Pluralism Award 2019 recognizes & supports achievements in tackling the challenge of living peacefully with diversity. The Award is accepting nominations until April 30th, 2018.


Explore the Centre’s new publication series, Accounting for Change in Diverse Societies.

Our Mission

The Centre serves as a global platform for comparative analysis, education and dialogue about the choices and actions that advance and sustain pluralism.

What's New


2019 Global Pluralism Award Jury Announced

Global leaders of inclusion, human rights and equality to serve on jury of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award.

Recent Event:

Addressing Rising Nationalism in Europe: Views from Germany’s Green Party

Watch leading member of Germany’s Green Party, federal Member of Parliament Jürgen Trittin in conversation with Heather Scoffield, Ottawa Bureau...


History and Memory

The Centre presented a masterclass for history educators in Kyrgyzstan on promoting belonging and inclusion through history education.

What We're Reading

Pluralism paves a path to inclusion

An op-ed in the Globe and Mail by Award Jury members, the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark (Chair) and Ms. Bience Gawanas