“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


Addressing Rising Nationalism in Europe: Views from Germany’s Green Party

Watch leading member of Germany’s Green Party, federal Member of Parliament Jürgen Trittin in conversation with Heather Scoffield, Ottawa Bureau...


CANCELLED: Challenges and Opportunities Confronting Tunisia’s Democratic Transition

This event is cancelled.


Global Voices on Pluralism: A New Publication Series

Each paper explores an aspect of Kyrgyzstan’s history as a diverse society with the aim of generating awareness in Kyrgyzstan about...

What We're Reading

Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

John Bowen and Will Kymlicka discuss this timely question for The Conversation.