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Human Rights | Jun 11 2011

Human Rights Activist Addresses SGI-Kenya Women

Human Rights Activist Addresses SGI-Kenya Women

On June 11, SGI women members in Kenya and other countries in eastern Africa gathered at the University of Nairobi to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Soka Gakkai's Women's Division. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 11 2011

SGI-UK Participates in Interfaith Events

SGI-UK Participates in Interfaith Events

On May 29, SGI-UK's Glorious Life Chorus performed at a Wesak event, marking the 2,600th anniversary of Shakyamuni Buddha's enlightenment, held at the Hammersmith Town Hall in London. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 11 2011

SGI-USA Members Engage in Relief Efforts in Tornado Aftermath

SGI-USA Members Engage in Relief Efforts in Tornado Aftermath

Following the devastation caused by the EF5 tornado which hit Joplin, Kansas, on May 22, a group of SGI members in Kansas City, Missouri, took the lead in providing relief aid to those in affected areas. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jun 11 2011

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) UK held the third in a series of seminars titled "Creative Awakening" on humanity's relationship with nature on June 11 at the SGI-UK Taplow Court Grand Culture Centre. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 9 2011

SGI-Australia Hosts Interfaith Dialogue

SGI-Australia Hosts Interfaith Dialogue

The first in a series of three interfaith dialogues titled "Embracing Difficult Conversations" was held at the SGI-Australia Culture Centre in Sydney on June 9. The theme of the meeting was "Conflict and Religion." ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 9 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Responds to Myanmar Earthquake

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Responds to Myanmar Earthquake

Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) donated RM$90,000 (US$30,447), collected from among its members nationwide, to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society in aid of the Myanmar earthquake victims. ... read more

Education | Jun 5 2011

Soka Gakkai Education Department Commemorates Makiguchi's Birth

Soka Gakkai Education Department Commemorates Makiguchi's Birth

In honor of the 140th anniversary of the birth of first Soka Gakkai president Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (June 6, 1871), the Soka Gakkai Education Department hosted a commemorative lecture at the Seikyo Shimbun head office on June 5. ... read more

Culture | Jun 5 2011

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

At the invitation of Taiwan Soka Association's (TSA) Chin Shuan Cultural and Educational Foundation, the Russian Folk Ensemble held six performances in the cities of Kaohsiung, Changhua and Taipei. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 5 2011

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Group Celebrated in June

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Group Celebrated in June

Soka Gakkai held its monthly leaders meeting at the Soka International Friendship Center in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting commemorated the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Soka Gakkai's women's group. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 4 2011

Interfaith Dialogue Held at SGI-Germany Culture Center

Interfaith Dialogue Held at SGI-Germany Culture Center

An interfaith event was held at the SGI-Germany Culture Center in Mörfelden-Walldorf, as part of an open day event at the center celebrating its 25th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's visit to the center on June 4. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jun 4 2011

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada members and friends took part in Vancouver's annual "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" campaign on June 4. The volunteers picked up garbage and cigarette butts in Victoria Park. ... read more

Education | Jun 3 2011

Ikeda Center Seminar Explores Ideas on the Role of Education

Ikeda Center Seminar Explores Ideas on the Role of Education

The Ikeda Center convened an education seminar honoring the 15th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's June 1996 Teachers College lecture, "Thoughts on Education for Global Citizenship," on June 3, 2011. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 1 2011

Director of Toda Institute Speaks at SGI-USA's Culture of Peace Lecture Series

Director of Toda Institute Speaks at SGI-USA's Culture of Peace Lecture Series

Dr. Olivier Urbain, director of the Toda Institute and author of the book Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace: Dialogue, Transformation and Global Citizenship spoke at the SGI-USA New York Culture Center. ... read more

Buddhism | May 29 2011

SGI-USA Holds Youth Meeting and Japan-America Student Friendship Exchange

SGI-USA Holds Youth Meeting and Japan-America Student Friendship Exchange

At the World Peace Ikeda Auditorium in Santa Monica, California, some 900 youth members attended the SGI-USA Youth Leaders Meeting and participated in a Japan-America Friendship Exchange. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | May 29 2011

Exhibition on Nuclear Abolition Shown in Peru

Exhibition on Nuclear Abolition Shown in Peru

SGI-Peru hosted the exhibition "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit" (THS) at the Callao Youth Cultural Center in Callao from May 23-29. ... read more