Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Your Excellency the Governor General Mrs Johnston Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen: I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Global Centre’s second annual Pluralism Lecture. And I am especially honored to introduce today’s lecturer – Kofi Annan – the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nobel Laureate, and global peacemaker. More: Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan … Continue reading Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

From the Desk of Editor-in-Chief, Globe & Mail: Kofi Annan’s patience for peace

From the Desk of Editor-in-Chief, Globe & Mail: Kofi Annan’s patience for peace

Kofi Annan has had a front-row seat to world events for nearly 20 years and has a simple message for anyone concerned about sectarian violence almost anywhere: be patient and keep talking. I interviewed Mr. Annan in Ottawa Thursday night at an event hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism, which is located in a stunningly designed structure on Sussex Drive built by the Aga … Continue reading From the Desk of Editor-in-Chief, Globe & Mail: Kofi Annan’s patience for peace

Videos of Kofi Annan’s Lecture and Discussion on Diversity and Peace in the 21st Century

Videos of Kofi Annan’s Lecture and Discussion on Diversity and Peace in the 21st Century

A couple of days back Simerg informed about a live webcast by the Globe and Mail of Kofi Annan’s speech at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, Canada. Simerg is pleased to provide updates to the post with links to Mr. Annan’s speech as well as remarks made by His Highness the Aga Khan and other dignitaries. For the updated post, please click … Continue reading Videos of Kofi Annan’s Lecture and Discussion on Diversity and Peace in the 21st Century

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New Speech: His Highness the Aga Khan’s remarks introducing Kofi Annan, The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Second Annual Lecturer (Ottawa, Canada)

Today, 24 May 2013, Kofi Anan delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Second Annual Lecture. In his warm introduction and tribute, His Highness the Aga Khan said of Mr Anan, “He has truly been an inspiration, demonstrating the power of patience and persistence, of a willingness always to listen and a refusal to give up hope.” Click to read the Aga Khan’s full remarks at … Continue reading New Speech: His Highness the Aga Khan’s remarks introducing Kofi Annan, The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Second Annual Lecturer (Ottawa, Canada)

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“Pluralism: a key challenge of the 21st century” – Address by Kofi Annan at the Global Centre for Pluralism

Your Highness The Aga Khan, Excellencies, fellow members of the Board, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a pleasure to be with you today. The Global Centre for Pluralism has an extremely important mandate, and I feel priviledged to participate in its work. Globalization has brought us closer together. In the 21st century, we live for the first time in one global community. But it is … Continue reading “Pluralism: a key challenge of the 21st century” – Address by Kofi Annan at the Global Centre for Pluralism

Videos of Kofi Annan’s Lecture and Discussion on Diversity and Peace in the 21st Century

Kofi Annan Recent Interview + Live Webcast Thursday May 23

Kofi Annan’s lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat will be webcast live on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm (18:30) EST. According to the Globe and Mail he will speak for 20 minutes followed by an exchange with the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, John Stackhouse, as well as with the audience. Watch excerpts of a recent interview of the former UN Secretary General with … Continue reading Kofi Annan Recent Interview + Live Webcast Thursday May 23

Upcoming: Kofi Annan and John Stackhouse on pluralism and peace in the 21st century – The Globe and Mail

Join Globe & Mail on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. for a live discussion between editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail, John Stackhouse, and former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. The two will be discussing sectarian division around the world and how diversity may impact peace in the 21st century via Upcoming: Kofi Annan and John Stackhouse on pluralism and peace in the … Continue reading Upcoming: Kofi Annan and John Stackhouse on pluralism and peace in the 21st century – The Globe and Mail

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Kofi Annan to Deliver Global Centre for Pluralism’s Annual Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak in Ottawa on Thursday, May 23, 2013 OTTAWA, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ – Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner will deliver the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Annual Lecture in Ottawa, ON, on Thursday, May 23, 2013. The title of this year’s lecture is “Pluralism: Key … Continue reading Kofi Annan to Deliver Global Centre for Pluralism’s Annual Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat