“Mayor Nenshi has been recognized as an outstanding leader who has brought forth positive change to his city through the strengthening of communities and encouraging a culture of citizen-focused improvement.
As the 2014 recipient of the International World Mayor Award, Mayor Nenshi’s achievements have enriched Canada’s social, cultural and economic fabric.”
– Bernie M. Faber, Executive Director
On May 29, 2017, the Mosaic Institute will be holding the annual Peace Patron Dinner. At that time, the Institute will be paying tribute to his Worship, Naheed Nenshi, the Mayor of Calgary, as the 2017 Honorary Peace Patron.
The Mosaic Institute’s Honorary Peace Patron award acknowledges an exemplary Canadian who has made significant contributions in strengthening the fabric of Canada. The Institute is recognizing Mayor Nenshi as an outstanding leader, who has brought positive change to Calgary through the strengthening of communities and encouraging a culture of citizen-focused improvement.
Mayor Nenshi will be the fourth Mosaic honouree joining Senator Murray Sinclair, the Hon. Louise Arbour and the Hon. Hugh Segal.
The Mosaic Institute is also pleased to share that the Honorary Tribute Committee Chair is Mayor John Tory joined by other mayors, former mayors and civic leaders from across Canada.
Discover, Explore & Learn more via:
- Mosaic Institute | Peace Patron Dinner
- Mosaic Institute | Sponsorship Opportunities
- Mosaic Institute | Press Release | Mayor Nenshi
About Mayor Naheed Nenshi
Mayor Nenshi grew up in Calgary and has lived and worked in cities around the world before returning home.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with distinction) from the University of Calgary and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he studied as a Kennedy Fellow.
Nenshi is Calgary’s 36th Mayor and serving his second term.
About The Mosaic Institute
The Mosaic Institute is a ‘think and do tank’, that creates platforms for learning and dialogue
among diverse Canadian communities to advance justice, promote peace, and reduce conflict.
Difference is the solution
Founded in 2007, the Mosaic Institute is a charitable not-for-profit organization that serves as a platform to amplify the voices of Canada’s diverse communities.
We believe that an equitable and thriving society is based on the voices of all members being heard and valued. We honour diversity and celebrate our differences, using them as tools in finding solutions to our shared social issues.
We host dialogues defined by respect and conduct thoughtful, rigorous research. We create spaces for young people to learn, collaborate, and speak. We showcase diversity and difference as being catalysts to social challenges at home and abroad.
All Mosaic programs involve active learning and hands-on community service – we focus on thinking and doing.
Research, Insight & Perspective by A. Maherali
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