Peace Proposal

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Daisaku Ikeda’s – 2018 peace proposal excerpt on climate change…

By |2018-10-23T17:17:11+00:00October 14th, 2018|Climate Change, United Nations|

Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Excerpt on Climate Change Local governments unite for climate action The third and final thematic area I would like to address is how to catalyze momentum toward meeting the seventeen UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to such global challenges as poverty, hunger, education and climate change. Among these, there has been [...]

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woman must be empowered…

By |2018-08-08T00:54:14+00:00March 9th, 2015|Human Rights, Society, Women|

Human rights need to be given a central stress in all relief efforts, focusing on the right of those affected by disasters to live with dignity. We need to create a culture of human rights that champions the dignity of those afflicted by disasters, threats and social injustice. At the same time, it is absolutely [...]

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mechanism for mutual assistance…

By |2018-02-28T12:20:06+00:00September 28th, 2014|Climate Change, Cooperation|

     Last November, the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security issued a report, warning: "Current levels of adaptation and mitigation efforts are insufficient to avoid negative impacts from climate stressors." [45] Clearly, a new and more effective approach is an urgent priority.      Here, I would like to propose the [...]

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claustrophobic powerlessness…

By |2018-08-07T23:59:20+00:00May 6th, 2014|Environment, Materialism, Society|

“One... gets an impression that civilization is something which was imposed on a resisting majority by a minority which understood how to obtain possession of the means to power and coercion. It is, of course, natural to assume that these difficulties are not inherent in the nature of civilization itself but are determined by the [...]

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stress of economic deprivation…

By |2018-08-07T22:54:32+00:00October 7th, 2013|Culture, Humanity|

One pressing threat to the dignity of far too many people in our world today is poverty. The pervasive stress of economic deprivation is compounded when people feel that their very existence is disregarded, becoming alienated and being deprived of a meaningful role and place within society. This underlies the need for a socially inclusive [...]

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eternal peace is not a static condition…

By |2018-08-07T23:53:08+00:00May 16th, 2013|Culture, World Citizen|

"Whether we can become good citizens of the world hinges upon the degree of self-control we achieve.  It is, after all, the ability to see ourselves penetratingly that enables us to transcend national boundaries and ethnic barriers.  Eternal peace is not a static condition but a continuum that is consciously maintained through the interaction of [...]

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acquire a global perspective…

By |2018-08-07T23:38:40+00:00April 17th, 2013|Culture, Family, World Citizen|

"While people are gradually beginning to acquire a global perspective, wars and struggles fought over racial, ethnic, and religious issues are as omnipresent as ever.  By calling a Special Session on Education, the United Nations can effectively launch a campaign for educating world citizens that will encourage people to see that we are all passengers [...]

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harmony between humanity…

By |2018-08-07T22:16:15+00:00January 17th, 2013|Education, Human Dignity, World Citizen|

"In more concrete terms, the course of education for world citizens must encompass such currently vital problems as environment, development, peace and human rights.  Education for peace should reveal the cruelty of war, emphasize the threat of nuclear weapons, and insist on the importance of arms reduction.  Education for development must deal with the eradication [...]

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peace for the human race…

By |2018-08-07T22:37:28+00:00September 3rd, 2012|Critical, Environment|

It is of urgent necessity to educate as many people as possible to become "world citizen" in order to achieve everlasting peace.  The curriculum should cover the most important themes humankind must grapple with today -- the environment, development, peace, and human rights.  Each one of these topics requires the new point of view of [...]

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