“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.


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

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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.

What's New


Roundtable on Human Rights, Minority Rights and Pluralism

On November 26, 2018 the Global Centre for Pluralism, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Canada in Geneva, hosted...


The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin appointed as member of Board of Directors

The Centre is pleased to welcome the The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin PC, CC, CStJ, FCIArb to its Board of...

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Karen Armstrong delivers the sixth Annual Pluralism Lecture

On October 4, 2018, the sixth Annual Pluralism Lecture was delivered in London, England, by Karen Armstrong, author and religious...

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.