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02 Oct, 2019, 11:27 BST "Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" Exhibition Shown in Kazakhstan

The exhibition "Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" is on display in the Library of the First President of the Republic ...


25 Sep, 2019, 10:07 BST Buddhist Group Promotes Youth Action to Tackle Climate Change

Youth representatives from the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist network organized a series of events in New York as part of Climate Week. On...


28 Jan, 2019, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader's Peace Proposal Calls for Urgent Action toward Disarmament and Increased Role for Youth

On January 26, the 37th annual peace proposal by Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist movement, was released,...


07 Jun, 2018, 08:00 BST Esquivel and Ikeda Issue Joint Appeal to Youth Calling for Resilience and Hope

On June 5, in Rome, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel and Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda released an appeal to young people...


26 Jan, 2018, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Ikeda Urges Human Rights Focus as Key to Resolution of Global Issues and Nuclear Weapons Abolition

On January 26, 2018, Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda, President of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), issued his annual peace proposal, titled...


13 Nov, 2017, 08:00 GMT SGI Buddhist Association Urges Nuclear Weapons Abolition as Moral Imperative at Vatican Conference

Hiromasa Ikeda, Vice President of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, joined other participants in stressing the moral case for ...


10 Jul, 2017, 08:30 BST International Buddhist Group Welcomes Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

The adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at UN Headquarters in New York on July 7 is being lauded as a historic step for...


08 Mar, 2017, 06:00 GMT New Exhibition on Human Rights Education Opens at UN Headquarters in Geneva

A new exhibition "Transforming Lives: The Power of Human Rights Education" was launched on March 6 at the Palais des Nations, home of the United...


26 Jan, 2017, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader's Annual Peace Proposal Stresses Power of Youth in Building Global Solidarity, Calls on Civil Society to Play Active Role in Nuclear Disarmament Talks

Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, issued his 35th annual peace proposal titled "The Global...


06 May, 2016, 07:00 BST Faith Groups Issue Interfaith Statement Calling for Urgent Action towards Nuclear Weapons Abolition in Geneva

On May 2, a group of diverse faith-based organizations issued a powerful interfaith statement highlighting the moral and ethical imperatives for the...


26 Jan, 2016, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Calls for Respect for Dignity of All, Protection of Refugees and Most Vulnerable

In his annual peace proposal released on January 26, titled "Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace," Daisaku Ikeda, president...


31 Aug, 2015, 09:38 BST Youth Activists from Around the World Meet in Hiroshima to Pledge Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

From August 28 to 30, an International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition was held in Hiroshima, bringing together 30 key youth activists on nuclear...


26 Jan, 2015, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons in 70th Year since WWII

Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, has issued his 2015 peace proposal, "A Shared Pledge for a More ...


08 Sep, 2014, 06:00 BST Buddhist Youth Meet in Hiroshima, Call for World Youth Summit for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

On Sept. 7, Buddhist association Soka Gakkai International (SGI) held a Youth Conference for Peace at the International Conference Center Hiroshima....


04 Aug, 2014, 06:00 BST Buddhist Youth Step Up Momentum toward Nuclear Abolition, Spread Message of Peace

On August 2-3, 2014, youth representatives of the Soka Gakkai Buddhist association from Okinawa, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Tokyo held their 23rd annual ...


25 Apr, 2014, 12:12 BST US Faith Groups Unite to Call for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Stressing Devastating Humanitarian Impact

On April 24, 2014, Buddhist association Soka Gakkai International (SGI) sponsored "Making a Difference - Faith Communities and the Humanitarian...


27 Jan, 2014, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Calls for Regional Cooperation in Response to Natural Disasters, Youth Summit on Nuclear Weapons Abolition

In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku...


25 Apr, 2013, 09:16 BST International Survey by SGI Youth Shows 91% See Nuclear Weapons as Inhumane

On April 23, the results of an international survey on attitudes towards nuclear weapons carried out by youth members of the Soka Gakkai...


28 Jan, 2013, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Issues Peace Proposal Calling for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons, Dialogue between China and Japan

On January 26, 2013, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, published his 31st annual peace proposal,...


07 Jun, 2012, 09:00 BST Buddhist Leader Highlights Need for Education, Empowerment in Advance of Rio+20 Meeting

Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, issued a proposal on June 6 stressing that empowerment of...


26 Jan, 2012, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Calls for 2015 Nuclear Abolition Summit in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and End to Japan's Reliance on Nuclear Power

In his 30th annual peace proposal, released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association,...


06 Oct, 2011, 03:15 BST Une exposition antinucléaire japonaise présentée à l'Urania, à Berlin, du 7 au 16 octobre

L'exposition intitulée « D'une culture de la violence à une culture de la paix », qui souligne les effets dévastateurs des armes nucléaires et qui...


06 Oct, 2011, 03:03 BST Exhibición antinuclear japonesa en Urania, Berlín, del 7 al 16 de octubre

La exhibición "De una cultura de violencia a una cultura de paz" -que destaca el poder destructivo de las armas nucleares e insta a las personas a...


05 Oct, 2011, 13:00 BST Antinuclear Exhibition from Japan Shows at Urania, Berlin, Oct. 7-16

The exhibition "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace," which highlights the devastating effects of nuclear weapons and calls for a move...


15 Sep, 2011, 14:18 BST Survey of Japanese Students Shows Changes in Attitudes, Outlook since March Disaster

A survey carried out by members of the Soka Gakkai student division in the Tohoku region of northern Japan shows significant shifts in young people's ...