“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

Award

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.

Publications

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

Canadian Citizenship Ceremony held at the Global Centre for Pluralism

Ottawa, Canada

On March 27th 2019, the Centre is pleased to partner with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) to host an...

Amina J. Mohammed to deliver 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture

Lisbon, Portugal

The Centre is pleased to announce that Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, will deliver the 2019...

Launch of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award Selections

Ottawa, Canada

On March 1, an international jury, chaired by the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, former Canadian Prime Minister, will meet in...

What We're Reading

Why are 300,000 Icelanders a nation but 30 million Nigerian lgbos are a tribe?

Pluralism Award winner Alice Wairimu Nderitu's op-ed on the language of identity.