This year's Annual Pluralism Lecture featured Justice Albie Sachs on the battle for the South African Constitution.
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While in Ottawa, United Nations Secretary-General attended a luncheon co-hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism.
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Global Pluralism Award jury announced!
Pluralism leaders from across the world, including a former Canadian Prime Minister, and Nobel Laureate, to helm the award selection process. Nominations will be accepted until August 31st, 2016!
The 6 Degrees Conference
The Centre is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) as a sponsor of the 6 Degrees Junior Fellowship Program.
Our 2015 Annual Report is now online
Read up on our programming, new building, fund management, and more.
Launch of new project on history and memory in Kyrgyzstan
On May 4th, the Centre hosted a workshop for its new research project on history and memory in Kyrgyzstan.
Global Pluralism Award
Do you know a pluralism champion? Nominate them for our first-ever Global Pluralism Award!
The Ottawa Peace Talks were a great success
On April 19th, 2016, the Global Centre for Pluralism and Interpeace co-hosted the Ottawa Peace Talks. Click here to see pictures of the event, and stay tuned for videos.
Roundtable with Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
On March 30, the Centre hosted a roundtable discussion with Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, and senior representatives from government and Canadian educational and research institutions on the role of education in promoting inclusive societies. Read more >
The Global Centre for Pluralism has joined Twitter (@GlobalPluralism). Follow us to learn more about the Centre’s work to advance respect for diversity. Follow us on Twitter >
A claimed caliphate, in name only
Read the Globe and Mail op-ed by the Centre's director, Dr. Azim Nanji, and Secretary General, John McNee, on the misrepresentation of the caliphate by ISIS. Read the article here.
Workshops in Kyrgyzstan: Process, Perspectives and Practice
In October, program staff travelled to Kyrgyzstan to deliver a series of workshops to assist participants from international organizations and local NGOs understand how to apply pluralism concepts and content to their community-driven development and peace-building initiatives. Read more about this new initiative.
The Centre's Secretary General speaks to International IDEA
"A country’s success in the future will depend on its ability to deal with pluralism.” The Centre’s Secretary General John McNee was in Stockholm on September 21 speaking to International IDEA about diversity, pluralism and democratic transitions.
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