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Global Centre for Pluralism
May 2022
Alicia Bárcena Ibarra Announced as Newest Member of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Board of Directors

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).

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Global Centre for Pluralism
April 2022
Employment Equity Partnership Roundtable 2022

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.

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Global Centre for Pluralism
February 2022
Global Centre for Pluralism Announces 2021 Global Pluralism Award Winners

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.

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Global Centre for Pluralism
November 2021
Global Centre for Pluralism announces finalists for 2021 Global Pluralism Award

November 08, 2021, Ottawa, Canada – The Global Centre for Pluralism today announced the 10 finalists for the 2021 Global Pluralism Award, an honour that celebrates excellence in the field of pluralism. The Award is presented once every two years to individuals, organizations and governments around the world for exemplary achievements in building more inclusive societies where diversity is protected.

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Global Centre for Pluralism
June 2021
Global Pluralism Award Winner from Ghana Advocates for Introducing Greater Diversity into Children’s Literature

Ottawa, ON, June 22, 2021 – Deborah Ahenkorah, children’s book publisher and winner of the 2019 Global Centre for Pluralism Award, will launch the print edition of Bahiya: The Little Zebra, with opening remarks by Canada’s 26th Governor General and Global Centre for Pluralism Board member, The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, on June 23 from 12 pm to 1 PM EDT. Ahenkorah will be joined by the book’s author, Nahida Esmail of Tanzania, and its illustrator, Randa Abubakr of Egypt, for a conversation about representation in children’s literature worldwide, the de-colonization of the arts, and how their work contributes to building pluralistic societies.

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