Honorary Doctorate Conferral Upon SGI President Ikeda Cagayan State University, February 7, 2018 Cagayan State University, one of the leading institutes of higher education in the Cagayan Valley Region, conferred its honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters upon SGI President Daisaku Ikeda on February 7, 2018. Present at the ceremony were SGI-Philippines Vice-General Doctor Dr. Eduardo C. Tan, who received the honor on his behalf, National Youth Division Chief Manuel Ang, and Young Men’s Division Secretary Nobuyuki Ota.
1st Ikeda Peace Symposium Manila International Peace Center, February 24, 2018 On February 24, Soka University, Tokyo, Japan, and the University of the East, in cooperation with SGI-Philippines, organized the first “Ikeda Symposium” at the SGI-Philippines Manila International Peace Center, Escolta. More than 300 educators and students from 16 universities attended this event, and Honorable Hilario G. Davide Jr., former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, delivered his inaugural speech.
World Youth General Meeting Kosen-rufu Day, March 11, 2018 In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of March 16 Kosen-rufu Day, the World Youth General Meeting was held on March 11, 2018 at the Ikeda Auditorium at Soka University in Tokyo. This meeting was aired via live telecast not only throughout Japan, but also in several culture centers around the world.
Youth Division Study Conference Manila International Peace Center, April 8, 2018 From April 6 to 8, the SGI-Philippines Study Conference was held at PCC and MIPC, and it was attended by more than 800 members in total. Mr. Nobuo Fukase, SGI Study Department vice leader, was assigned to the study conference in the Philippines for the first time.From April 6 to 8, the SGI-Philippines Study Conference was held at PCC and MIPC, and it was attended by more than 800 members in total.
Peace Activity in FEU Far Eastern University (FEU) - Manila, May 7-9, 2018 The SGI Philippines joined the 8th Summer Seminar Workshop on Peace Education of the Angel C. Palanca Peace Program Foundation, Inc., an auxiliary office in Far Eastern University (FEU), in partnership with the Center for Transformative Education of Philippine Normal University (PNU), last May 8 – 9, 2018 at FEU campus in Manila.