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2014-01-27 00:20:24

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regional cooperation in response to extreme weather events and natural disasters. He also proposes a comprehensive program of global citizenship education and the holding of a youth summit on nuclear...

2013-04-25 04:20:15

GENEVA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 23, the results of an international survey on attitudes towards nuclear weapons carried out by youth members of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist group were released at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) during the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference. At a time when the international community is starting to focus on the inhumane nature of nuclear...

2013-03-13 08:20:13

TOKYO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The anti-nuclear weapons exhibition "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Toward a World Free From Nuclear Weapons," created by Buddhist association Soka Gakkai International (SGI), opened on March 12 for the first time in the Middle East at the Bahrain National Museum in Manama. This exhibition, jointly presented by SGI and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), and shown in Arabic for the first time, highlights the...