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July 19, 2009

Simplified Chinese Edition of Path to Land of Children Released in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, China: The simplified Chinese edition of The Path to the Land of Children, a dialogue between Russia's International Association of Children's Foundations President Albert A. Likhanov and Daisaku Ikeda, has been released by The Commercial Press.

The work focuses on education as a foundational process for peace and human happiness, and the role adults and philosophy plays in the development of children. The Path to the Land of Children was originally published in Japanese in 1988 and in Russian in 2000.

President Likhanov is also a leading author of children's books in Russia. The organization he heads promotes children's rights and provides medical and educational services for youth.

[Adapted from an article in the July 19, 2009, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]