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(the Soka Gakkai's daily newspaper)

  • Korea SGI Holds Leaders Meeting South Korea Korea SGI Holds Leaders Meeting South Korea:

    On November 8, Korea SGI (KSGI) held its Headquarters Leaders meeting at the KSGI Ikeda Memorial Hall in Seoul, simulcasting to 145 venues across the country. Participants at the hall observed social distancing, and the meeting included faith experiences as well as a performance by an all-female traditional music and dance group. KSGI General Director Kim In Soo thanked the members for their efforts to support and encourage others in spite of the pandemic.

  • Brazilian Educators Nationwide Meeting Brazil Brazilian Educators Nationwide Meeting Brazil:

    On November 7, the Brazil SGI (BSGI) educators group held an online meeting, attended by some 1,000 members nationwide. Representatives shared experiences and heard a presentation of a proposal on education for children’s happiness. Participants were encouraged to nurture individuals who are inspired to contribute to their local communities. BSGI General Director Miguel Shiratori welcomed the increase in exchanges between Soka University in Japan and universities in Brazil.

  • SUA Holds Annual Dialogue on Culture of Peace and Nonviolence USA SUA Holds Annual Dialogue on Culture of Peace and Nonviolence USA:

    On October 2, Soka University of America (SUA) held the 7th Annual Dialogue on the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, with the theme “Living the Culture of Peace in 2020.” The event, held online this year, commemorates the UN International Day of Non-Violence. SUA has held this conference annually since 2014, inviting scholars and social activists. Four alumni spoke about how the knowledge and experience they gained at SUA helped them promote dialogue in their professions. Some 100 students, staff and faculty participated.

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