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Soka University of America Reaches 15-Year Milestone with Wide Recognition

Soka University of America Reaches 15-Year Milestone with Wide Recognition

“As Soka University of America observes its 15th anniversary this year, the school has an impressive list of achievements to celebrate. The university has recently been ranked in the top 10 colleges in California by USA Today and among the nation’s top 50 liberal-arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Colleges 2016.’ U.S..

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Japan and Kazakhstan Campaign for Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Japan and Kazakhstan Campaign for Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Japan and Kazakhstan pushes for entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) and references President Ikeda’s peace proposal...

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International Conference Honours José Martí

International Conference Honours José Martí

Havana, CUBA: On January 28, the Second International Conference “With All and for the Good of All” in commemoration of the 163rd anniversary of birth of José Martí, with the support of UNESCO and other international organizations, was held at the Palace of Conventions in Havana.

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SGI President Distinguished in Havana

SGI President Distinguished in Havana

On January 28, the Second International Conference “With All and for the Good of All” in commemoration of the 163rd anniversary of birth of José Martí, with the support of UNESCO and other international organizations, was held at the Palace of Conventions in Havana.

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Indian University Awards SGI President

Indian University Awards SGI President

Tokyo, JAPAN: Barkatullah University Bhopal of India awarded SGI President Ikeda an Honorary Doctorate of Letters in recognition of his contributions to peace. The conferral ceremony, held at Soka University, was attended by Vice Chancellor Prof. M. D. Tiwari. Soka University President Yoshihisa Baba accepted the citation on behalf of Mr. Ikeda.

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Buddhist Leader Calls for Respect for Dignity of All, Protection of Refugees and Most Vulnerable

Buddhist Leader Calls for Respect for Dignity of All, Protection of Refugees and Most Vulnerable

TOKYO: In his annual peace proposal released on January 26, 2016, titled “Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace,” Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for intensified efforts to respond to the needs of humanity’s most vulnerable, including those displaced by conflict in Syria and elsewhere or by natural disasters.

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Tuscany Awards SGI President Medal of Pegasus

Tuscany Awards SGI President Medal of Pegasus

Florence, ITALY: The region of Tuscany awarded SGI President Ikeda the Silver Medal of Pegasus in recognition of his contributions to peace and promotion of dialogue. The medal was presented to Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada by President of the Regional Council of Tuscany Eugenio Giani.

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German City Awards SGI President

German City Awards SGI President

Frankfurt, GERMANY: The City of Mörfelden-Walldorf in the state of Hasse awarded SGI President Ikeda a commemorative plaque as a symbol of friendship between Mörfelden-Walldorf and SGI. Mayor Heinz-Peter Becker presented the plaque to Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada who was visiting Europe.

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Soka University Ranked in Top Ten

Soka University Ranked in Top Ten

“Soka University is a small and unique liberal arts college with small class sizes and excellent graduation rates. The college has an international approach to education, with a semester spent studying abroad built into the tuition making it an option for every student. The college is also very diverse with many students attending from outside of the country. Founded on Buddhist principles, the college is open to students of all beliefs.”

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A Multicultural Exhibition of Folklore and Fairy Tales 

A Multicultural Exhibition of Folklore and Fairy Tales 

SGI-Canada presents The Read Me a Story exhibition with books and displays featuring
1,200 folktales and fairy tales from 120 countries in Vancouver...

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