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Peace and Disarmament | Sep 8 2011

SGI President's Peace Proposal Discussed in India

SGI President's Peace Proposal Discussed in India

A seminar based on the 2011 Peace Proposal by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda was held at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, on September 8. Referring to Mr. Ikeda's proposal, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, remarked, "At the UN, I often found myself talking about the need for talking. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Sep 3 2011

Hiroshima Peace Day Event Held in UK

Hiroshima Peace Day Event Held in UK

On September 3, a Hiroshima Peace Day meeting promoting the abolition of nuclear weapons was held at SGI-UK's Taplow Court Grand Culture Centre in Berkshire. More than 300 people attended. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Aug 14 2011

Women in South Africa Reach Out for Peace

Women in South Africa Reach Out for Peace

Representatives of organizations dedicated to peace were brought together on August 14 by SGI-South Africa (SGI-SA) women members in Cape Town for an event that focused on the construction of a peaceful society, the prevalence of violence, and the history of nuclear weapons in South Africa. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Aug 10 2011

In Response to Riots, SGI-UK Members Dialogue for Peace

In Response to Riots, SGI-UK Members Dialogue for Peace

Amidst the violence and turmoil of the recent riots that began on August 6, 2011, in Tottenham in the London Borough of Haringey, SGI-UK members deepened their determination to work towards the creation of a peaceful society through holding dialogues with people in their local communities. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Aug 7 2011

Pugwash Chair Gives Talk at SGI-Denmark Training Session

Pugwash Chair Gives Talk at SGI-Denmark Training Session

SGI-Denmark held a training session in Helsingør from August 5-7 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's first visit to Denmark in October 1961. On August 6, as part of the training session, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs Chair John Avery gave a lecture on abolishing war and nuclear weapons. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jul 31 2011

SGI Antinuclear Weapons Exhibition Held in Nagano, Japan

SGI Antinuclear Weapons Exhibition Held in Nagano, Japan

From July 28-31, the SGI antinuclear weapons exhibition "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit" (THS) was shown at the Inoue Department Store in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. ... read more

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