In Conversation with Ilwad Elman and Fartuun Adan

21 September 2022

  Join Myriad Canada for a Conversation with Somali Peacebuilding Organization Elman Peace 

                                                                 “Peace is about community, it is enabling an environment where people can meet their true potential                                                                           and have the opportunity to pursue the best versions of themselves”

                                                                                                                  –    Ilwad Elman, Elman Peace, Somalia


Myriad Canada and the Global Centre for Pluralism invite you to a thought-provoking in-person conversation with the two extraordinary Somali-Canadian women at the head of Elman Peace, a Somali organization working to build peace in conflict-scarred Somalia and 2021 laureate of the KBF Africa Prize.

Join the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Secretary-General and experienced peace mediator, Meredith Preston McGhie, as she speaks with Elman Peace’s Executive Director Fartuun Adan and Chief Operating Officer  / Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ilwad Elman about how to achieve genuine change long after parties to conflict have laid down their arms.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2022 |  9:00am 
Global Centre for Pluralism, 330 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

This is a live/in-person event.  | A light breakfast will be served.

Please register here. | Seating is limited.


The event will be in English; participation and questions in French are welcome. 
To ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, we ask you to remain masked except while eating. 


For more information or to support Elman Peace projects from Canada, please click hereor email Ronit Yarosky at