About Us

The Soka Gakkai is a lay Buddhist organization with a membership of over 12 million people around the world. The Soka Gakkai International (SGI), an international nongovernmental organization with the aim to contribute to society, is in consultative status with the United Nations. The SGI Office for UN Affairs operates in New York and Geneva, representing the SGI at the UN working primarily in the areas including peace and disarmament, sustainable development, human rights education, and gender equality and women’s empowerment.

New York

SGI Office for UN Affairs
130 East 40th Street
Suite 602
New York, NY 10017
+1 212-727-7018


SGI Office for UN Affairs
Geneva Liaison Office
150 Route de Ferney, P.O. Box 2100
CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland
+41 22-755 2700