29 Aug 2019 The Federal Rural University of Pernambuco in Brazil conferred an honorary doctorate on SGI President Ikeda
Seikyo Shimbun Highlights:
Recife, BRAZIL: On August 24, the Soka Education International Conference is held at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE). It was attended by representatives from the federal universities of nine states in the Northeast Region of the country and Soka University. A joint statement announcing the establishment of a partnership to realize higher education for a sustainable future was released.
Following the conference, UFRPE conferred an honorary doctorate on SGI President Ikeda in recognition of his contributions to culture and education. On the same day, Brazil Soka Gakkai International (BSGI) held a cultural event with the participation of BSGI members from the same nine northeastern states. SGI President Ikeda sent a congratulatory message.