Join us for our next Pluralism Forum featuring former Prime Minister of Tunisia, Mehdi Jomaa, on the prospects for pluralism post-Arab Spring.
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The Centre's Secretary-General John McNee gave a talk at the International IDEA
"A country’s success in the future will depend on its ability to deal with pluralism.” The Centre’s Secretary-General John McNee was in Stockholm on September 21 speaking to International IDEA about diversity, pluralism and democratic transitions. Find out more about IDEA.
His Highness the Aga Khan delivers a speech at the International Democracy Forum
His Highness the Aga Khan delivered a thoughtful speech about the challenges facing democracy in the world at the International Democracy Forum held in Athens, Greece from September 13 to 15. On the role of pluralism in supporting democracy, he said, “At the heart of a democratic ethic is a commitment to genuine dialogue to achieve a better quality of life, even across new barriers of distance and diversity.” Read the full speech.
The Annual Report features highlights of our programming in 2014 and presents an update on the performance of the Centre’s endowment fund.
The Global Centre for Pluralism is delighted to welcome Dr. Marwan Muasher, vice-president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment and former deputy prime minister of Jordan, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Muasher brings a wealth of international experience to the Centre. Read more >
How the past is interpreted plays a role in defining the nation and who belongs to it. The Centre commissioned a paper by Dr. Jeff Sahadeo on the shaping of national identity by historical narrative, and the country’s pathways to pluralism. Read the paper or browse our In Brief report.
Kenya's 2010 constitution defines an inclusive nation with an accountable state. Does it go far enough? Our April 3rd 2014 Pluralism Forum panellists -- Yash Pal Ghai of Katiba Institute and Karuti Kanyinga and Patricia Kameri-Mbote of the University of Nairobi – say yes and no. Find out more >