“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


2019 Global Pluralism Award Jury Announced

The Global Pluralism Award Jury is comprised of international experts from various disciplines related to pluralism. Jurors have championed the values upon which the Award is founded: respect for human diversity and promotion of more inclusive societies.


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His Highness the Aga Khan Pays Tribute to the Late Kofi Annan

His Highness the Aga Khan, at the invitation of the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, joined world leaders...


Nairobi Launch of Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

On September 11, 2018, the Global Centre for Pluralism, UN and World Bank presented the Kenyan launch of the joint...


OXSCIE June 19-20, 2018

On June 19 and 20, 2018, Aga Khan Foundation and the Global Centre for Pluralism partnered with the University of...

What We're Reading

Canada's civic vocabulary is broken. How can we fix it?

John Ralston Saul, Adrienne Clarkson, Charles Foran and Scott Young consider this question in the Globe and Mail.