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"A Message for Humanity 2006" Opens in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

Deputy Ukrainian Ambassador (3rd from right) at "A Message for Humanity 2006" exhibition

On November 26, "A Message for Humanity 2006--Let's Begin with Courage," sponsored by Soka Gakkai's youth division and young men's graphic artists group, Hakuho-kai, opened at the Tokyo International Forum in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. On display are some 70 graphic works in the form of poster art, animation and photography, submitted by the general public, that highlight issues faced by humanity, including human rights violations, environmental degradation, and freedom of thought, religion and self-expression. Also displayed are drawings by and photographs of children of Chernobyl, Ukraine, as well as photographs by Japanese and Nepalese children. Ukraine Deputy Ambassador to Japan Vadym G. Sydyachenko expressed appreciation for Soka Gakkai members and their activities that spread positive human values. The exhibit at the Forum will run through Sunday, November 29.