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

By Olivier Urbain

each year on account that 1983 the Buddhist chief and philosopher, Daisaku Ikeda, has issued a peace notion that offers options to a number of international difficulties. whereas the proposals themselves are either wide-ranging and particular (covering subject matters as assorted as counter-terrorism family members; the prohibition of kid infantrymen; denuclearization of the Arctic; and methods to avoid worldwide warming), the typical denominator at their middle is the position and effectiveness of the United international locations in addressing structural demanding situations and inequality. This vast quantity brings jointly, for the 1st time in a single position, excerpts from the main topical and critical of Ikeda’s peace proposals. topics like human safeguard, the empowerment of ladies, nuclear disarmament and the centrality of discussion are all through expert by means of an unshakeable trust within the strength and promise of the UN’s international venture, in addition to through Ikeda’s personal event of the cruelty of warfare and his articulation of Buddhism as a realistic path to peace. The ebook makes a well timed and very important contribution to ethics, peace reports and overseas relation    

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