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 Challenge of the 21st Century?”
Mr. Annan is a member of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Board of Directors, a body of eminent Canadian and international figures, chaired by His Highness the Aga Khan.
Former United Nations Secretary-General
Pluralism: A Key Challenge of the 21st Century
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The Annual Pluralism Lecture Series recognizes the leadership of compelling individuals whose work has made or is making a practical difference in the world. Pluralism implies respect for diversity. Leadership for pluralism takes many forms and crosses many sectors. It can be exercised on the global stage, in national parliaments, in newsrooms, or in local schools and meeting halls. Based on decades of work on peace, security and development issues, Mr. Annan identifies pluralism as a key challenge of the 21st century. In this lecture, he will outline the attributes of inclusive societies and argue that diversity is a source of strength not discord.
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