The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Office for UN Affairs operates in New York and Geneva in the areas including peace and disarmament, sustainable development, climate justice, human rights education, and gender equality and women’s empowerment. The SGI is an international association of the Soka Gakkai, a global community-based Buddhist organization, and a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations. We envision a world where the United Nations lives up to its ideals and where a culture of peace is fostered by all.