Pluralism and the Pandemic

Announcing the launch of our newest digital initiative exploring the impacts of the pandemic from the perspective of pluralism.  

Photo: People leaving Antananarivo, Madagascar, during COVID-19. Photo: World Bank/Henitsoa Rafalia  

Global Pluralism Award

Given the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19, the deadline for submissions to the Global Pluralism Award is now June 30, 2020.

Pluralism and Peacebuilding

On March 6th, the Centre hosted an expert roundtable to reflect on the state of peacemaking globally and the role Canada can play.

Education Resources

Check out the Centre’s new educational resources for high school teachers, including case studies and content from Portugal, Bolivia, Nigeria and Kenya.

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

Annual Report 2019

Strengthening the collective response to diversity

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available.

Talking About Racism in the Classroom

Opportunity for Canadian Educators

The Centre, in partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, is offering virtual professional development sessions on how to have...

Emmy-winning journalist and Canadian Senator join acclaimed leaders to jury the Global Pluralism Award

Ottawa, Canada

Kim Ghattas, Emmy-winning journalist; the Honourable Ratna Omidvar, Canadian Senator; Ambassador Annika Söder, Chair of the European Institute of Peace;...

Global Pluralism Award Submission Deadline Extended

Ottawa, Canada

Given the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19 and the disruptions and uncertainty it has caused for so many organizations and individuals,...

Connection and compassion in times of crisis

A letter about COVID-19

Like many of our peer organizations around the world, over the past week, the Global Centre for Pluralism has put...

Global Pluralism Award 2021

Ottawa, Canada

Individuals and organizations that are doing exceptional work to build  inclusive societies are sought for the 2021 Global Pluralism Award.

What We're Reading

Beyond solidarity: The migrant labour and the unemployed will be demanding their rights, not our mercy

Pratap Bhanu Mehta reflects on the different meanings "solidarity" can take during a global health crisis. He highlights the relationship there has to be between solidarity and justice and writes: "genuine solidarity, that speaks the language of justice, will ask hard questions about rights, institutional obligations, processes and accountability."