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SGI REPRESENTATIVES PARTICIPATE IN THE WW100 PEACE CONFERENCE

posted on 1 October 2015

SGI's Kimiaki Kawai speaking on the panel

Kimiaki Kawai, Director of Peace Affairs at SGI Tokyo, attended the “World Without War, Actions for Peace” Conference in the Sir Paul Reeves Building at Auckland University of Technology on 19-20 September.  

He participated as a speaker on the inter-religious panel discussion “Establishing Peace Through Religion” and spoke about SGI’s international efforts to achieve a nuclear free world. 

 

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70 years on from Hiroshima—Hope living in children’s art

posted on 4 August 2015

The opening of Tumanako! Children's art works for a peaceful world;

Tūmanako! (Hope!)—Children’s Artworks for a Peaceful World exhibition opened at the Wellington City Library mezzanine level on Sunday 2 August 2015.

The exhibition of artworks from children all over Wellington, plus four special guest artists from Auckland, was held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. 

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Hiroshima 70th Anniversary Commemorated

posted on 24 June 2015

To mark the 70th anniversary Wellington City is hosting events at the Botanical Gardens Peace Flame and City Library, The Library event will be based around an exhibition of artworks by children expressing their hopes and dreams for a peaceful world to thrive in.

70th Anniversary

Information on participating in Tumanako! Children's Art Exhibition is here 

WW100 Commemoration Peace Conference

posted on 15 June 2015

SOKA GAKKAI INTERNATIONAL OF NEW ZEALAND PARTICIPATES IN THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD WAR 1

SGI at the WW100 Commemoration Peace Conference

SGI will participate in the WW100 Commemoration international peace conference which will be held in Auckland on 19-20 September at the Auckland University of Technology. 

The conference which is entitled “World Without War – Action for Peace,” has invited Mr. Kimiaki Kawai, Programme Director for Peace Affairs of SGI Japan, who will be a keynote speaker at 

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