“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.


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What's New

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...

Justice for All: Canadian Launch of the Report of the Task Force on Justice

Ottawa, Canada

On May 30th, 2019 the Global Centre for Pluralism, in partnership with the Pathfinders’ Task Force on Justice, and the...

The Rise of Popular Discontent and What We Can Do

Ottawa, Canada

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Hugh Carnegy, Senior Editor at the Financial Times, engage in conversation at the...

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.