UE, Soka to con­duct First Ikeda Sym­po­sium

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THE UNI­VER­SITY of the East (UE), Soka Uni­ver­sity (SU) and Soka Gakkai In­ter­na­tional Philip­pines (SGI Phils.) are all set to launch the First Ikeda Sym­po­sium, with the theme “Har­ness­ing the Val­ues of Peace for Sus­tain­able and In­clu­sive Growth.”

The First Ikeda Sym­po­sium, named af­ter SGI found­ing pres­i­dent and Soka Schools sys­tem founder Daisaku Ikeda, will take place on Feb. 24 at the SGI Phils. Manila In­ter­na­tional Peace Cen­ter on Es­colta Street cor­ner Pin­pin Street in Bi­nondo, Manila.

For­mer Supreme Court of the Philip­pines chief jus­tice Hi­lario G. Da­vide, Jr. will be the sym­po­sium’s guest of honor and in­au­gu­ral speaker. The ple­nary speak­ers will con­sist of Dr. Jas­min Nario-Galace, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the Cen­ter for Peace Ed­u­ca­tion of Miriam Col­lege; Dr. Maria Gua­jardo, deputy vice-pres­i­dent of SU and Pro­fes­sor of SU’s Fac­ulty of In­ter­na­tional Lib­eral Arts; Dr. Jun’ichi Kan­zaka, di­rec­tor of the Soka Ed­u­ca­tion Re­search In­sti­tute and dean of SU’s Fac­ulty of Eco­nom­ics; and Dr. Tingyang Lewis Liu, pro­fes­sor at Na­tional Kaoh­si­ung Nor­mal Uni­ver­sity.

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