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Sep 26 2018

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Indian Symposiums Reflect on Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal

From April through September 2018, Bharat Soka Gakkai held a series of five peace symposiums focused on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal.

Sep 08 2018

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The New Human Revolution—The Conclusion of an Epic Undertaking

On August 6, 2018, Daisaku Ikeda wrote the final installment of his serialized novel, The New Human Revolution, completing a colossal undertaking he had begun 25 years previously to the day.

Sep 08 2018

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Forum Commemorating Sino-Japanese Relations Held at Soka University

On September 8, 2018, Soka University in Hachioji, Tokyo, sponsored the “Japan-China Forum of the New Era” commemorating the 50th anniversary of Daisaku Ikeda’s proposal for the restoration of diplomatic relations between China and Japan.

Jul 30 2018

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Chung Hua University in Taiwan Honors Daisaku Ikeda

Chung Hua University in Taiwan presented Daisaku Ikeda with an honorary professorship in recognition of his dedication to world peace through the promotion of cultural and educational exchanges on a global scale.

Jun 21 2018

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Philippines’s Cagayan State University Presents Honorary Degree

On June 21, 2018, Cagayan State University in the Republic of the Philippines conferred an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters upon Daisaku Ikeda, who was recognized for his lifelong contribution to advancing education and peace.

Jun 13 2018

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Federal University of Paraíba Honors Soka University Founder

On June 13, 2018, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil, presented Soka University founder Daisaku Ikeda with an honorary doctorate in recognition of his contributions to advancing peace, culture and education.

Jun 06 2018

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Pérez Esquivel and Ikeda Issue Joint Appeal to Youth Calling for Resilience and Hope

On June 5–6, 2018, in Rome, Italy, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Daisaku Ikeda released an appeal to young people worldwide, calling for a new world built on justice and solidarity.

May 17 2018

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Compilation of Daisaku Ikeda’s SGI Peace Proposals Published in Traditional Chinese

The Commercial Press has released a compilation of Daisaku Ikeda’s SGI Peace Proposals in traditional Chinese, commemorating the 35th anniversary of the year Mr. Ikeda began issuing annual proposals.

May 10 2018

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Strengthening Sino-Japanese Friendship

At a reception held in Tokyo on May 10, 2018, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Peace and Friendship Treaty between China and Japan, Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and pledged to continue efforts to strengthen China-Japan friendship and cultural exchange initiated by Mr. Daisaku Ikeda when he was president of Soka Gakkai.

Apr 18 2018

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National University of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, Confers Honorary Doctorate

On April 18, 2018, the National University of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, conferred an honorary doctorate upon Daisaku Ikeda in recognition of his lifelong dedication to peace, culture and education based on humanistic values, as well as his contribution to higher learning.