SGI Youth Training Course Held in Tokyo

Japan 2024
Composite image of people clapping and sitting at desks in a large hall (left), and group of people walking down an aisle in a room of people waving and clapping (right).
The opening ceremony, held at Soka Bunka (Culture) Center (left); at an exchange meeting in Ibaraki Prefecture (right) [© Seikyo Shimbun]

From June 27 to July 1, some 260 youth leaders from 60 countries and territories participated in the 2024 SGI Youth Training Course in Tokyo, Japan. The program included faith experiences by Sugeiry Diaz Reyes, young women’s leader from the Dominican Republic, and Taweesak Wattanasuthipong, young men’s leader from Thailand, a study session led by SGI Study Department Leader Seiichiro Harada and exchange meetings with local members at 10 places across the Kanto region. On the final day, there was a Q&A session with Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada. The youth also participated in the third Soka Gakkai Headquarters Leaders Meeting of the seven-year period leading up to Soka Gakkai’s centennial in 2030, that was held on June 29.