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Peace and Disarmament | Jul 31 2011

Nagasaki Youth Peace Forum, Presentation of Cranes from SGI-Thailand

Nagasaki Youth Peace Forum, Presentation of Cranes from SGI-Thailand

On July 31, Soka Gakkai Nagasaki youth members held a peace forum at the Peace Hall of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, to deepen their vow to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. Soka Gakkai youth representatives from Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Okinawa held their 20th youth peace summit at the Soka Gakkai Nagasaki Peace Hall in Nagasaki City on July 30. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jul 24 2011

Hiroshima Youth Host Lecture, Announce Survey Results on Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

Hiroshima Youth Host Lecture, Announce Survey Results on Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

On July 24, Soka Gakkai youth members in Hiroshima held the Hiroshima Youth Peace Meeting at the Soka Gakkai Hiroshima Ikeda Peace Hall. They also hosted the 145th in a series of lectures titled "Lectures on Hiroshima" at the same venue ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jul 23 2011

SGI-USA Men March Against Domestic Violence

SGI-USA Men March Against Domestic Violence

Men from SGI-USA in the Seattle, Washington, area marched in the "Men's March Against Domestic Violence" in the Renton River Days parade--a multi-day family festival and celebration of community pride on July 23. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jul 22 2011

Singapore Soka Association Youth Celebrate Racial Harmony Day

Singapore Soka Association Youth Celebrate Racial Harmony Day

Singapore Soka Association (SSA), in partnership with the People's Association that promotes racial harmony, organized the "GO! Carnival" celebrating Racial Harmony Day and celebrated on the anniversary of the race riots that occurred in Singapore on July 21, 1964 ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 23 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Supports Nuclear Abolition Day

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Supports Nuclear Abolition Day

The SGI antinuclear weapons exhibition “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit” (THS) was held at the SMJK Yu Hua school in Kajang, Malaysia, from June 21-23. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 23 2011

SGI-Italy's Antinuclear Campaign "Senzatomica" Hosts Nuclear Abolition Day Roundtable

SGI-Italy's Antinuclear Campaign "Senzatomica" Hosts Nuclear Abolition Day Roundtable

SGI-Italy's antinuclear campaign "Senzatomica" joined the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in promoting Nuclear Abolition Day at a roundtable on June 23. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 16 2011

"Victory Over Violence" Events In South Africa

"Victory Over Violence" Events In South Africa

Youth members of SGI-South Africa held "Victory Over Violence" (VOV) events in Cape Town and Soweto to mark South Africa's Youth Day on June 16. ... 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

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

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 23 2011

Exhibition and Events Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Held in Florence

Exhibition and Events Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Held in Florence

The exhibition, "From a Culture of Violence to Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit," opened at Le Pagliere in Florence. Part of SGI Italy's antinuclear campaign titled "Senzatomica" ("Without Nuclear"), the exhibition was cosponsored by the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 19 2011

“Victory Over Violence” Tours Texas

“Victory Over Violence” Tours Texas

SGI-USA youth in Texas launched a 30-day “Victory Over Violence” (VOV) exhibition tour that spanned six Texas universities and was seen by some 1,100. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 1 2011

The April Issue of the SGI Quarterly "On Communication"

The April Issue of the SGI Quarterly "On Communication"

The April 2011 issue of the SGI Quarterly is now available online. The theme of this issue is communication. The way we communicate-our habitual ways of speaking, listening and responding-can promote good relations and increase mutual understanding, or create discomfort and tension, even violence. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Mar 30 2011

David Krieger Speaks at Claremont McKenna College Student Buddhist Club

David Krieger Speaks at Claremont McKenna College Student Buddhist Club

On March 30, David Krieger, president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, spoke at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, USA, as part of a "Lunch and Lecture Series" sponsored by the school's 7Cs Buddhist Club. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Mar 26 2011

SGI-Italy Campaigns for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

SGI-Italy Campaigns for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

SGI-Italy organized the multimedia initiative "Senzatomica" ("Without Nuclear ") at the Conference Hall of Rome's Palazzo Marini, the House of Deputies, on February 1. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Mar 2 2011

SGI's Antinuclear Exhibition Shown at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

SGI's Antinuclear Exhibition Shown at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

From February 27 to March 2, Applied Nichiren Buddhism, the SGI-USA student campus group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), sponsored a showing of SGI's anti-nuclear exhibition, "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit" (THS) at the university. Nearly 100 members of the ... read more