Nominations for the 2023 Global Pluralism Award are now open!
Nominate or apply by May 31
The Award recognizes and supports individuals, organizations, governments, and other entities who are working towards a world where differences are valued and diverse societies prosper.
Where Sussex Meets the Kichi-Sibi:
History and Pluralism at 330 Sussex
In light of ongoing efforts to achieve reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians, in 2021, the Global Centre for Pluralism commissioned historical research, from an Indigenous perspective, on the river and lands surrounding our Ottawa headquarters from Archipel Research and Consulting Inc.
Screenings at the Centre
Celebrating International Women’s Day
In the spirit of uplifting the voices of women and girls worldwide, the Global Centre for Pluralism and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ottawa are proud to present, this three-week virtual film screening featuring two documentary films, “Bangla Surf Girls” and “The Ants and the Grasshopper”.
On February 23 2022, the Global Centre for Pluralism announced three winners and seven honourable mentions of the 2021 Global Pluralism Award. Congratulations to Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel, Namati Kenya and Puja Kapai (Hong Kong)!
Join the Global Centre for Pluralism for a livestream of the 2021 Global Pluralism Award Ceremony on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022 at 12:00 PM (EST). Hosted by Secretary General Meredith Preston McGhie and featuring Jury Chair, the Rt. Honourable Joe Clark, the ceremony will announce the three winners of the 2021 Global Pluralism Award.
In recognition of outstanding achievements to support more inclusive societies worldwide, the renowned international Jury selected 10 finalists for the 2021 Global Pluralism Award.
Bahiya, The Little Zebra
A conversation on the critical need for diverse representation in children’s literature
Join us for an online dialogue hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism to celebrate the launch of the print edition of Bahiya: The Little Zebra from African Bureau Stories, with opening remarks by former Governor General of Canada and the Centre’s Board member, the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson.
Global Centre for Pluralism announces 2021 Global Pluralism Award Winners
Today, the Global Centre for Pluralism announced three winners of the 2021 Global Pluralism Award, listed alphabetically: Hand in Hand:…
Announcement of 10 finalists for 2021 Global Pluralism Award
Chosen from 500 nominations by a Jury of experts, 10 global finalists have been selected for contributions to advancing pluralism and…
Reimagining Canada Day
A Blog Post
Let’s use July 1st as an opportunity to learn about Canada, not only what we thought we knew, but all…
Bahiya, The Little Zebra
Launch of the Print Edition
Featuring 2019 Global Pluralism Award recipient Deborah Ahenkorah in conversation with author Nahida Esmail and illustrator Randa Abubakr, about their…
Beyond Recovery: The Power of Pluralism in a Divided Age
A Panel Discussion
Join leading experts in conflict prevention, history and politics, Comfort Ero, Kim Ghattas, and Wendell Adjetey, to discuss how societies…
Keynote Address by Meredith Preston McGhie
Meredith Preston McGhie
Constitutions: Frameworks for Pluralism?
Global Pluralism Monitor
(formerly Global Pluralism Index)
An action-oriented tool that examines the treatment of diversity holistically