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Creating a Groundswell of Hope and Victory With a Vast Heart of Soka

As we continue our important work to support the Buddhist practice and development of our members while reaching new people who are seeking a philosophy of hope, financial resources serve an indispensable role.

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Dr. Ira Helfand, Co-President of IPPNW, On Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

Dr. Ira Helfand is the co-founder & past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). He currently serves as the Co– President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW-1985 Nobel Peace Prize laureate organization.) He also servers…

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Creating a Culture of Peace

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury During his tenure as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury undertook a pioneering initiative on the Culture of Peace and chaired the nine-month-long negotiations that resulted in…

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Paths to Peace Through Compassion, Cooperation and Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs Director of the The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia University Jeffrey D. Sachs is widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation. For more than twenty…

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Patriarchy, Pedagogy and Learning Toward a Culture of Peace

Betty A. Reardon, Ph.D. Director, Peace Education Center Teachers College, Columbia University Betty Reardon, director of the Peace Education Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, is internationally acknowledged as a founder of peace education. She is also a…

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