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UN Turns to World’s Youth for Achieving 2030 Agenda

UN Turns to World’s Youth for Achieving 2030 Agenda

As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s second term comes to an end on December 31, 2016, he has intensified efforts to focus on the concerns and aspirations of world’s youth, urging them to lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future.

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Unleashing the Power of Women

Unleashing the Power of Women

Children were virtually dying from hunger. Kids would be sitting outside different embassies just looking up and imagining that someone would give them food. Or you would see mothers bringing their babies and just leaving them there to die, hoping that people would give them food instead of allowing them to die. I felt I had to do something....

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Music Lessons

Music Lessons

When I was in elementary school, my mom would take me to orchestra concerts, and I still recall her leaning over before the program or while we waited in the intermission bathroom line, quietly encouraging me to check out the other people around us....

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Strategies for Ending Racism and Xenophobia in a Changing World

Strategies for Ending Racism and Xenophobia in a Changing World

Examining the phenomenon of xenophobia in South Africa, Nozipho January-Bardill considers what it can teach us about the causes and remedies of such violence wherever it occurs.

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Seeing Beyond the Expected

Seeing Beyond the Expected

A key requirement for peace in our diverse and complex world is our ability to embrace different perspectives. Dialogue is what enables us to do this, argues SGI President Daisaku Ikeda in this excerpt from his 2016 peace proposal, “Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace.”

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Interfaith Symposium in Madrid

Interfaith Symposium in Madrid

On April 2, an interfaith symposium organized by the Madrid Community Interfaith Dialogue Association (ADIM) on the theme of “utopia” is held at the SGI-Spain Culture Center in Madrid...

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Belinda Carlisle returns 'centre stage' in ATL

Belinda Carlisle returns 'centre stage' in ATL

Georgia Voice interviews Belinda Carlisle, an SGI-USA member who fronted the all-female pop group The Go-Go’s in the ’80s...

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World's Highest Court Addresses Nuclear Disarmament

World's Highest Court Addresses Nuclear Disarmament

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) wants the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold the nine nuclear weapons states accountable to their disarmament commitments...

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World Famous Philosopher to Speak at DePaul University

World Famous Philosopher to Speak at DePaul University

The Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education at DePaul University, Illinois, is hosting a talk event on education for global citizenship...

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Hancock & Shorter Urge Artists Toward Compassion

Hancock & Shorter Urge Artists Toward Compassion

“Jazz pioneers Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter are well known for their formative roles in twentieth- and twenty-first century jazz, having played together in Miles Davis’s legendary ‘Second Great Quintet’...

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