Global Pluralism Award

Celebrating pluralism in action

Learn more about the 2019 recipients.

“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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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

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

On October 30, 2019, the Centre hosted a screening of the 2019 Hot Docs Festival documentary Bojayá: Caught in the...

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.

AFS Global Conference 2019: Active Global Citizenship – and How to Educate for It

Montreal, Canada

On October 9-11, 2019, the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Education team presented at the AFS 2019 Global Conference in Montreal, Quebec. AFS Intercultural...

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...

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.