Synergy: Roza Otunbayeva International Public Foundation, British Embassy & Aga Khan Foundation repair 3 kindergartens

Synergy: Roza Otunbayeva International Public Foundation, British Embassy & Aga Khan Foundation repair 3 kindergartens

The “Initiative of Roza Otunbayeva” International Public Foundation with the support of the British Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic helped in repairing three kindergartens in Batken Oblast through the current Aga Khan Foundation project “Raising potential and improving appropriate local institutions’ infrastructure for the effective management of water and pasture resources.” Renovations were completed first in in Chong-Kara Village in Batken Rayon at the “Altyn … Continue reading Synergy: Roza Otunbayeva International Public Foundation, British Embassy & Aga Khan Foundation repair 3 kindergartens

Enlightened Diplomacy: “Diversity is Canada’s Strength” - Address by the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

Enlightened Diplomacy: “Diversity is Canada’s Strength” – Address by the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

Featured in the Global Centre for Pluralism’s “what we’re reading” section, is the address by the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau at Canada House in London, UK, on November 26, 2015. Against the backdrop of “a fragmented world,” Prime Minister Trudeau shares Canada’s experience as a counterpoint – a successful example of a diverse and inclusive nation. Below are some excerpts from three of the four … Continue reading Enlightened Diplomacy: “Diversity is Canada’s Strength” – Address by the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

Live Webcast - Global Centre for Pluralism - Pluralism Forum - Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring - Does Tunisia suggest a way forward

Live Webcast at 6 pm ET | Global Centre for Pluralism: Pluralism Forum | Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way forward?

The Pluralism Forum is a series of moderated discussions with leading international authorities on the policies and practices that support pluralism. Join former Prime Minister of Tunisia, His Excellency Mehdi Jomaa and Vice-President for Studies at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign Minister of Jordan, Dr. Marwan Muasher as they explore the challenges and opportunities for pluralism in the Middle East and North … Continue reading Live Webcast at 6 pm ET | Global Centre for Pluralism: Pluralism Forum | Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way forward?

From left to right: H.E. Mehdi Jomaa, Dr. Marwan Muasher and Dr. Bessma Momani

Event – October 22 | Global Centre for Pluralism: Pluralism Forum | Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way forward?

Join former Prime Minister of Tunisia, His Excellency Mehdi Jomaa and Vice-President for Studies at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Foreign Minister of Jordan, Dr. Marwan Muasher as they explore the challenges and opportunities for pluralism in the Middle East and North Africa along with Senior Fellow Dr. Bessma Momani, Centre for International Governance Innovation. Event: Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way … Continue reading Event – October 22 | Global Centre for Pluralism: Pluralism Forum | Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way forward?

Does Tunisia suggest a way forward? | Global Centre for Pluralism

Does Tunisia suggest a way forward? | Global Centre for Pluralism

Event: October 22, 2015 | Pluralism Forum Prospects for Pluralism Post-Arab Spring: Does Tunisia suggest a way forward? Across the Middle East and North Africa, initial gains from the 2011 Arab Spring have been eroded by instability, violence and a return to repressive practices of former regimes. In some cases, the situation is now more volatile than it was before the Arab Spring. In this context, Tunisia … Continue reading Does Tunisia suggest a way forward? | Global Centre for Pluralism

Video: His Highness the Aga Khan – Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015, Global Centre for Pluralism

Board Chairman His Highness the Aga Khan introduced keynote speaker and Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin at the Global Centre for Pluralism’s fourth Annual Lecture on May 28, 2015.   Read text here: http://www.pluralism.ca/images/PDF_docs via http://www.pluralism.ca   Continue reading Video: His Highness the Aga Khan – Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015, Global Centre for Pluralism

Video: Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin – Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015, Global Centre for Pluralism

Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s fourth Annual Lecture on May 28, 2015 in Toronto. The title of her lecture was “Reconciling Unity and Diversity in the Modern Era: Tolerance and Intolerance.”   Read text here: http://www.pluralism.ca/images/PDF_docs via http://www.pluralism.ca   Continue reading Video: Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin – Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015, Global Centre for Pluralism

Toronto Star: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin argues tolerance, within limits, ‘is the only way forward’

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin argues tolerance, within limits, ‘is the only way forward’ | Toronto Star

Canada’s top judge in a speech decried the legacy of “assimilation” policies on aboriginal people, and called for “inclusive” leaders in “all our institutions, religious and secular” to promote tolerance By Tonda MacCharles Toronto Star – Published on Wed May 27 2015 OTTAWA—Canada’s top judge decried the legacy of “assimilation” policies on aboriginal people in a speech on the public value of diversity, and called … Continue reading Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin argues tolerance, within limits, ‘is the only way forward’ | Toronto Star

GCP 2015 - Video - His Highness the Aga Khan

Complete Video of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s 4th annual lecture: tolerance and intolerance

The Globe and Mail | May. 29 2015   The Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin delivered the Centre’s fourth annual lecture at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, reflecting on the interface between tolerance and intolerance in Canadian society. Opening remarks were offered by His Highness the Aga Khan and closing remarks by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson. Read more The Globe and Mail … Continue reading Complete Video of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s 4th annual lecture: tolerance and intolerance

Unity, diversity and cultural genocide: Chief Justice McLachlin’s complete speech - The Globe and Mail

Unity, diversity and cultural genocide: Chief Justice McLachlin’s complete speech – The Globe and Mail

Canada is a diverse, multi-cultural state. With that comes a plethora of diverse religions, opinions and behaviors. History shows there are two ways societies can deal with diversity of opinion and behavior. The first is to confine, minimize or eject those who have different views and behaviors. This is the response of segregation and the ghetto; of marginalizing discrimination; in extreme cases, of exile and … Continue reading Unity, diversity and cultural genocide: Chief Justice McLachlin’s complete speech – The Globe and Mail

Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture 2015: Chief Justice of Canada, Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin

Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture 2015: Chief Justice of Canada, Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin

Reconciling Unity and Diversity in the Modern Era: Tolerance and Intolerance Remarks of the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada At the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario, May 28, 2015 Tolerance: the willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not agree with. (Oxford English Dictionary) Canada is a diverse, multi-cultural state. With that comes a plethora of … Continue reading Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture 2015: Chief Justice of Canada, Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin