“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


10 Finalists Chosen For 2019 Global Pluralism Award

The finalists were selected from 538 nominees spanning 74 countries.


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

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...

Annual Report

Ottawa, Canada

The Centre’s latest Annual Report features aims and results, financial information and highlights from our programs.

10 Finalists Chosen For 2019 Global Pluralism Award

Ottawa, Canada

On June 24th, 2019 the Global Centre for Pluralism announced 10 finalists for the 2019 Global Pluralism Award.

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.