Chair of The Elders Visits Soka Gakkai Headquarters

Japan 2023
A man and woman seated around a table in conversation.
[© Seikyo Shimbun]

On March 27, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson visited the Soka Gakkai Headquarters in Tokyo. She met with Senior Vice President Yoshiki Tanigawa and the chairs of the Soka Gakkai’s Peace Committee and Women’s Peace Committee. Ms. Robinson was in Tokyo to meet with organizations working on climate issues. As chair of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working for peace, justice and sustainability, she stressed the urgency of addressing existential threats including climate change and nuclear weapons, emphasizing the important influence of faith actors.