New PDF release: A Forum for Peace: Daisaku Ikeda’s Proposals to the UN

By Olivier Urbain

each year considering that 1983 the Buddhist chief and philosopher, Daisaku Ikeda, has issued a peace idea that provides options to quite a few worldwide difficulties. whereas the proposals themselves are either wide-ranging and particular (covering themes as varied as counter-terrorism relatives; the prohibition of kid infantrymen; denuclearization of the Arctic; and techniques to avoid worldwide warming), the typical denominator at their middle is the function and effectiveness of the United international locations in addressing structural demanding situations and inequality. This monstrous quantity brings jointly, for the 1st time in a single position, excerpts from the main topical and critical of Ikeda’s peace proposals. subject matters like human defense, the empowerment of girls, nuclear disarmament and the centrality of discussion are all through proficient by way of an unshakeable trust within the strength and promise of the UN’s global undertaking, in addition to by means of Ikeda’s personal adventure of the cruelty of warfare and his articulation of Buddhism as a realistic path to peace. The booklet makes a well timed and important contribution to ethics, peace experiences and foreign relation    

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