Viewing entries posted in September 2012

Wellington City Council and Soka Gakkai International of New Zealand Host United Nations International Day of Peace

posted on 29 September 2012

On a perfect spring day on Friday 21 September, over 100 people gathered to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace at the Peace Flame in Botanical Gardens in Wellington.

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A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education

posted on 21 September 2012

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have jointly produced this film as a tool to raise awareness about the positive role that human rights education can play in fulfilling human rights.

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SGINZ Hosts Peace Education Forum

posted on 6 September 2012

On 26 August, Soka Gakkai International of New Zealand hosted a peace education forum under the theme “Humanistic Education – Creating Value in Today’s World” at its Auckland Culture Centre in Ellerslie.  The forum was attended by about 400 people. 

Among the presenters at the Forum were Daniel Sasaki from Soka University of Japan, Professor Kevin Clements from the National Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago, pioneering NZ peace activist Reverend George Armstrong  and Auckland City Councillor Richard Northey. 

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