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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.

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.

Oct 29 2015

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Radhakrishnan-Ikeda Dialogue Published in India

Walking With The Mahatma: Gandhi For Modern Times, an English edition of a dialogue between Dr. N. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Council of Gandhian Studies, and Daisaku Ikeda, was released by Eternal Ganges Press, India.

Oct 07 2015

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U.S. Institute Publishes Nanda-Ikeda Dialogue, Holds Commemorative Lecture

Dialogue Path Press has released Our World To Make: Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Rise of Global Civil Society, a dialogue between Dr. Ved Nanda, a practicing Hindu and prominent figure in the field of international law, and Daisaku Ikeda.

Jun 09 2015

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Abueva-Ikeda Dialogue Published in Japan

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

May 14 2015

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Seifert-Ikeda Dialogue Published in Japan

A Japanese edition of a dialogue between Dr. Jutta Unkart-Seifert, president of the European Cultural Initiative for the Young Generation, and Daisaku Ikeda has been released by Seikyo Shimbunsha.

Mar 06 2015

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SGI President Calls for an Early Japan-China-South Korea Summit in an Essay to The Japan Times

With 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda urges Japan "to renew its pledge to build lasting peace and step up its efforts to contribute to stability and development throughout Asia."

Jan 26 2015

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Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons in 70th Year Since WWII

Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president, has issued his 2015 peace proposal, A Shared Pledge for a More Humane Future: To Eliminate Misery from the Earth, welcoming the ambitious scale of the United Nations' proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which call for putting an end to poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Nov 14 2014

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Living As Learning--Teachers College Author Event

On November 15, 2014, Teachers College at Columbia University was the venue for an introduction by Professors Jim Garrison and Larry Hickman to Living As Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century, a book they coauthored with Daisaku Ikeda.

Nov 05 2014

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SGI President Contributes Essay to "The Japan Times": A Chain Reaction of Empowerment

SGI President Daisaku Ikeda calls on ordinary citizens throughout the world to unite toward resolving climate change and other global issues in advance of the UNESCO World Conference on ESD to be held in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan (Nov. 10-12, 2014).