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Jun 06 2016

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English Edition of Abueva-Ikeda Dialogue Published

A dialogue between Dr. José V. Abueva, founder-president of Kalayaan College in the Philippines, and Daisaku Ikeda, has been released in English.

May 25 2016

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Exploring Education for Global Citizenship

The SGI President's opinion editorial, Education for Global Citizenship, was carried in the English-language website of The Hankyoreh as well as in Hangul in the South Korean daily newspaper.

May 01 2016

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English Edition of Weizsäcker-Ikeda Dialogue Released

Knowing Our Worth: Conversations on Energy and Sustainability, an English edition of a dialogue between German environmentalist Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Daisaku Ikeda, has been released.

Mar 12 2016

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Uzgen Institute of Technology and Education Confers Honorary Doctorate

On March 12, 2016, Uzgen Institute of Technology and Education in the Kyrgyz Republic conferred its first honorary doctorate upon Soka University founder and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda.

Jan 26 2016

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SGI Leader Calls for Respect for Dignity of All, Protection of Refugees and the Most Vulnerable

In his annual peace proposal released on January 26, 2016, Daisaku Ikeda calls for intensified efforts to respond to the needs of humanity's most vulnerable, including those displaced by conflict in Syria and elsewhere or by natural disasters.

Jan 22 2016

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Barkatullah University Bhopal, India, Presents Honorary Doctorate

Barkatullah University Bhopal (BU) in India presented the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, to SGI President and Soka University founder Daisaku Ikeda.

Dec 21 2015

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SGI President Spotlights Empathy as Key in Climate Change Challenge

Climate change is a crisis in progress, causing suffering to countless people around the world, writes SGI President Daisaku Ikeda in an article published in The Japan Times on December 21, 2015.

Dec 08 2015

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Photographers Association of Nepal Commends SGI President

The Professional National Photographic Society of Nepal presented its Pioneer of Photo Literature award to Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president, in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of his visit to Nepal in 1995.

Nov 28 2015

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Jagran Lakecity University in India Presents Honorary Doctorate

On November 28, 2015, Jagran Lakecity University, India, presented its first honorary degree, the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, to SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

Nov 19 2015

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Taiwan's Chienkuo Technology University Presents Honorary Degree

Chienkuo Technology University (CTU) presented Daisaku Ikeda with the degree of Honorary Lifetime Professor in recognition of his pursuit of peace and the development of a humanistic society, as well as his contributions to education and culture.