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Towards 3.16 Kosen-rufu Day

February 19, 2008

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the upcoming March 16, Kosen-rufu Day!
The SSA Youth Division plans to commemorate March 16 by holding a three-tier programme:

1) SGI Asia Youth Exchange
– Exchange with SGI youth representatives around the region

2) 3.16 Commemorative Meeting
– Peace declaration by youth representatives from different countries
– Opening of SGI exhibition, “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit”
– Cultural performances

3) First Youth for Peace Interfaith Symposium @ Singapore Expo
– “Humanising Religion: Creating Peace.” (This theme is adopted based on the title of President Ikeda’s 2008 Peace Proposal).
– Guest-of-Honour: Foreign Minister George Yeo
– Inter Religious Organizations’ (IRO) youth representatives
– Sharing of the efforts for peace by various religious organizations
– Promote interfaith initiative and bring about inter-religious understanding and harmony in Singapore.

(Source: SSA Times, Issue 312.)

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Let’s learn together! 🙂

Link: Articles by Daisaku Ikeda and Rika Hagiyama

 

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