Peace Channel conducts capacity building in Kohima


Dimapur, April 14: Peace Channel conducted peace celebration and capacity building programmes at Little Flower Hr.Sec School, Sacred Heart School, Khuzama, St. Paul School, Phesama, Don Bosco Hr. Sec. School and St. Andrews School, Jotsoma village on the theme ‘Concept of Peace and Peace Building’ in the months March-April 2018.
Addressing to the club members on different occasions, Susan Kulnu, Peace Channel Kohima District coordinator emphasised on the main objective of peace and peace building. She motivated the students to understand the concept of peace, to think of peace, love peace and make peace so as to take up initiatives in one’s own home and locality, to transform a culture of violence into a culture of peace. She also talked about human rights.
Sedekieno Rino, a peace activist, also spoke on anti-war toys, as children are also seen to be manipulated into replicating the violence content they see on television, videos, video games or violent cartoons. She urged the students to dream of a peaceful society and put efforts of changing oneself towards promoting peace so that one day that dream will turn to a reality.
During the 5 days programmes, the resource persons were Sedekieno Rino and Susan Kulnu. Altogether 227 quality peace club members along with 10 teacher animators of different schools participated in the sessions. The participants are encouraged to take initiatives in bringing peace wherever they are and they are now to bring peoples together, striving for peace, justice, equality and fraternity.
Peace channel is also undertaking similar programmes in other districts like Dimapur, Wokha, Mon and Peren. (Page News Service)