Ottawa, Canada, October 27 2022 – The Global Centre for Pluralism welcomes Mike DeGagné as the newest member of its Board of Directors. An Ojibway from the Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation, Mr. DeGagné serves as the President & CEO of Indspire, an Indigenous charity investing in education for Indigenous populations across Canada.
Ottawa, Canada – October 12, 2022 – Marwan Muasher, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign Minister of Jordan was appointed Chair of the Global Pluralism Award jury, following the conclusion of former Canadian Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark’s inaugural term. Two additional new members join the international jury: Reeta Roy, President and CEO of the Mastercard Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the world, and Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil, Ayuujk linguist, writer, translator and Indigenous human rights activist based in Mexico.
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Ottawa, Canada, May 26, 2022 – The Global Centre for Pluralism is pleased to welcome Alicia Bárcena Ibarra to its Board of Directors. Ms. Bárcena Ibarra is a Mexican biologist who was, until recently, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Ottawa, Ontario, April 25, 2022 – The 2nd annual Employment Equity Partners’ Roundtable, in partnership with the Global Centre for Pluralism, explores the theme of “Partnership for an Inclusive Future.” Roundtable discussions build on insights from the inaugural Partners’ Roundtable on “Data-driven Solutions to Employment Equity” that took place in March 2021.
February 23, 2022, Ottawa, Canada – Today, the Global Centre for Pluralism announced three winners of the 2021 Global Pluralism Award, listed alphabetically: Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel – a network of bilingual and integrated schools that foster a community of inclusion, cooperation and respect among Jewish and Arab students; Namati Kenya – an organization advancing citizenship rights and access to justice for Kenya’s minority communities; and Puja Kapai (Hong Kong) – a lawyer, professor and social justice advocate challenging gendered and racialized cultural norms to promote equal rights for Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities.