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Global Efforts for Peace

Soka Gakkai Representative Attends Bahrain Dialogue Forum

Photo by Seikyo Press.

On November 3 and 4, Soka Gakkai Vice President Hirotsugu Terasaki participated in the “Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and West for Human Coexistence.” During the third session, titled “The Role of Religious Leaders and Scholars in Addressing Contemporary Challenges: Climate Change and the Global Food Crisis,” Mr. Terasaki joined a panel discussion and shared a Buddhist perspective on environmental issues, highlighting the importance of trusting human potential to overcome global challenges. On November 4, King Hamad of Bahrain, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayyeb and Pope Francis spoke at the closing ceremony.

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