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SGI President Issues 2019 Peace Proposal

SGI President Issues 2019 Peace Proposal

On January 26, 2019, the 37th annual peace proposal by Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist movement, was released, titled “Toward a New Era of Peace and Disarmament: A People-Centered Approach.”
 
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SGI President Congratulates ICAN on 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

SGI President Congratulates ICAN on 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Tokyo, Oct 6, 2017: Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, has today congratulated ICAN, (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) on being awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. 

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Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded to ICAN

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded to ICAN

ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

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SGI President Urges Global Support for Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

SGI President Urges Global Support for Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

“The essence of the issue is not the confrontation between states that possess nuclear weapons and those that do not; it is the confrontation between the threat of nuclear weapons and humanity’s right to life.”

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Daisaku Ikeda Meeting with Nelson Mandela in 1990 and 1995

Daisaku Ikeda Meeting with Nelson Mandela in 1990 and 1995

Coinciding with JULY 18 NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY, a new short video clip of President Ikeda's meeting with Nelson Mandela has been added to his essay, "Nelson Mandela--Lion of Freedom," on the Daisaku Ikeda website.

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Ban treaty offers chance for a world free of nuclear arms

Ban treaty offers chance for a world free of nuclear arms

The crucial second round of negotiations on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons will take place from June 15 at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

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