Global Centre for Pluralism announces the 2019 Global Pluralism Award winners.

“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


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

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2019 Global Pluralism Award Ceremony

Ottawa, Canada

At a ceremony on November 20, 2019 in Ottawa, Canada, His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Centre’s Board...

Bojayá: Caught in the Crossfire - Film Screening and Discussion

Ottawa, Canada

Please join us for a special screening of the 2019 Hot Docs Festival documentary “Bojayá: Caught in the Crossfire”, about...

Centre Announces the 2019 Global Pluralism Award Winners

Ottawa, Canada

The Global Centre for Pluralism announces the three winners of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award.

Welcoming Meredith Preston McGhie as Secretary General of the Global Centre for Pluralism

Ottawa, Canada

Ms. Preston McGhie’s understanding of the value of pluralism is grounded in extensive experience in peacebuilding and diplomacy.

Marty Natalegawa announced as newest Director of GCP

Ottawa, Canada

The Centre is pleased to welcome Marty Natalegawa to its Board of Directors. Marty Natalegawa served as Foreign Minister of...

How Does Pluralism Advance the Sustainable Development Agenda?

Ottawa, Canada

At the root of many of the global challenges outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are issues related to diversity...

What We're Reading

Populism isn't a bad word - and progressives should take it back

Ed Broadbent reflects on the political history and evolution of the term “populism” in Canada, and reminds us of its democratic and pluralist origins.