Peace and Disarmament

Back to listNov 28, 2010

SGI-Cambodia Youth Organize Peace Seminar and "Victory Over Violence" Exhibition at Local High School

101128cambodia-peace-lecture.jpgA seminar held at Jayavarman VII High School

SGI-Cambodia youth organized a seminar devoted to peace at the Jayavarman VII High School in Kandal Province on November 28. The event introduced SGI's principles and activities for peace, culture and education.

Some 200 attended, including the principal, vice principal, students from the high school, citizens from the local community and 30 SGI-Cambodia youth members. SGI-Cambodia General Director Pan Bandet and Youth Leader Sok Sochett also took part.

Topics addressed were friendship, the purpose of study and other themes pertinent to youth. The SGI exhibition "Victory Over Violence," which addresses how to counteract the root causes of violence and how to create positive change, was also on display.

[Adapted from an article in the January 10, 2011, issue of Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan; photo courtesy of Seikyo Shimbun]