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Mar 03 2018

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Integrated College of Jacarepaguá Confers Honorary Professorship

On March 3, 2018, Integrated College of Jacarepaguá, Brazil, conferred an honorary professorship upon Daisaku Ikeda in recognition of his contributions to peace, culture and education. The ceremony by proxy took place at the SGI-Brazil Nature Culture Center in Itapevi, São Paulo.

Mar 02 2018

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New Portuguese Edition of Athayde–Ikeda Dialogue

A new Portuguese edition of a dialogue between Daisaku Ikeda and former President of the Brazilian Academy of Letters Austregésilo de Athayde (1898–1993) was released on March 2, 2018, in Rio de Janeiro commemorating the 25th anniversary of Mr. Ikeda’s appointment as a non-resident member of the Academy and the 70th anniversary of the adoption the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.

Mar 01 2018

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Taiwan’s Chihlee University of Technology Presents Honorary Professorship

On March 1, 2018, Chihlee University of Technology in Taiwan presented Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president and Soka University founder, with its first honorary professorship in recognition of his lifelong contributions to world peace and fostering cultural and educational exchange on a global scale.

Feb 24 2018

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First Ikeda Symposium Held in the Philippines

On February 24, 2018, University of the East, Philippines, and Soka University, Japan, cosponsored the 1st Ikeda Symposium, “Harnessing the Values of Peace for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth,” at the Manila International Peace Center of the SGI-Philippines.

Feb 24 2018

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University of Cuenca del Plata in Argentina Presents Honorary Doctorate

On February 24, 2018, University of Cuenca del Plata (UCP), a private non-profit institution of higher learning located in Corrientes, Argentina, presented Daisaku Ikeda, Soka University founder and SGI president, with an honorary doctorate for his contributions to global peacebuilding.

Feb 21 2018

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Simplified Chinese Edition of Wang-Ikeda Dialogue Published

The People’s Publishing House in China recently released a simplified Chinese language edition of a dialogue between writer and former Chinese Minister of Culture Wang Meng and SGI President and Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda.

Jan 26 2018

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Daisaku Ikeda Urges Human Rights Focus as Key to Resolving Global Issues and Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

On January 26, 2018, Daisaku Ikeda issued his annual peace proposal, titled “Toward an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement.”

Jan 25 2018

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University of Alcalá, Spain, Presents Honorary Doctorate of Education

On January 25, 2018, University of Alcalá, Spain, presented Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president and Soka University founder, with an honorary doctorate of education, lauding his efforts to promote education and connect the world’s citizens through a culture of peace.

Jan 25 2018

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English Edition of Mukherjee–Ikeda Dialogue Published

Eternal Ganges Press has released Song for a New Global Civilization: Conversations on Tagore and World Citizens, a dialogue between Dr. Bharati Mukherjee, a political philosopher and former vice chancellor of Rabindra Bharati University (RBU), and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda.

Nov 09 2017

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Hubei University in China Confers Honorary Professorship

On November 9, 2017, China’s Hubei University conferred an honorary professorship upon Daisaku Ikeda for his contributions to world peace, advancing education on an international level and promoting Sino-Japanese friendship and exchange between civilizations.