Let’s build peace through diversity


The Ottawa PeaceTalks looked at the role of individual Canadians, and Canada as a whole, to support greater inclusion for peace at home and at the global level.

Organized under the theme “Let’s build peace through diversity”, the Ottawa PeaceTalks inspired reflection and discussion about how respect for diversity can promote more peaceful societies through inclusion, both in Canada and globally.

Watch the stories of the 2016 Ottawa Peace Talks

Meet the people of the 2016 Ottawa Peace Talks


Alaa Murabit

Canada - Libya

Nisreen Ismail

Canada - Syria

Emmanuel Jal

South Sudan

Maryam Monsef

Canada - Afghanistan