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Jun 12 2014

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SGI President Sends Message to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

SGI President Daisaku Ikeda sent a celebratory message for the June 12, 2014, opening of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at the request of Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff.

Mar 19 2014

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Satyendra Narayan Sinha Institute of Business Management in New Delhi Confers Honorary Professorship

On March 19, 2014, the Satyendra Narayan Sinha Institute of Business Management in Ranchi, India, conferred an honorary professorship upon Daisaku Ikeda, the 12th academic honor he has received from India.

Mar 07 2014

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SGI President Contributes Essay to "The Japan Times" in Support of Disaster Relief Cooperation in East Asia

SGI President Contributes Essay to The Japan Times Proposing Disaster Relief Cooperation in East Asia

Feb 22 2014

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Ikeda Center Author Event Celebrates the Publication of Wider-Ikeda Dialogue

On February 22, 2014, the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue hosted an event celebrating the recent publication of The Art of True Relations: Conversations on the Poetic Heart of Human Possibility, a dialogue between Daisaku Ikeda and Sarah Wider, professor of English and Women's Studies at Colgate University, USA.

Feb 21 2014

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National University of Villa María, Argentina, Honors SGI President

National University of Villa María (UNVM) in Córdoba Province, Argentina, presented Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president and Soka University founder, with an honorary professorship in recognition of his contributions to lasting peace and mutual understanding as a global leader of dialogue among civilizations.

Feb 20 2014

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Arabic Edition of "Fighting for Peace" Published in Dubai

On February 20, 2014, SGI-Gulf, a Dubai-based cultural and educational organization, hosted a book launch for an Arabic-English edition of Fighting for Peace, a collection of poetry by Daisaku Ikeda.

Feb 20 2014

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Book Launch Events for A Forum for Peace: Daisaku Ikeda's Peace Proposals to the UN in New York

A Forum for Peace: Daisaku Ikeda's Peace Proposals to the UN, a compilation of excerpts from the most topical and significant of Daisaku Ikeda's peace proposals that he has written annually since 1983, has been released by I.B. Tauris.

Feb 13 2014

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Spanish Edition of "Songs from My Heart" Published

Amargord Publishing House in Madrid, Spain, has released a Spanish edition of Songs from My Heart, a collection of Daisaku Ikeda's poems and photographs that he describes as a record of life's "daily whirlwind of activities."

Feb 11 2014

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Marathi and Malayalam Editions of The Prince and the Coral Sea Published

NEW DELHI, India: The National Book Trust of India has published Marathi and Malayalam language editions of The Prince and the Coral Sea, a children's book written by Daisaku Ikeda.

Jan 27 2014

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SGI President Calls for Regional Cooperation in Response to Natural Disasters, Youth Summit on Nuclear Weapons Abolition

In his annual peace proposal for 2014 titled "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," Daisaku Ikeda 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 abolition in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 2015.