On 10th November, 2022 on the occasion of World Science Day for Peace and Development, peer mediation camapign was launched at Peace Centre (North East Institute of Social Sciences & Research) Chümoukedima, Nagaland.
Addressing the students and faculty, Dr. Fr. C.P. Anto Paul, Principal, NEISSR emphasized on the need of peer mediation among the youths especially college students as it will help to address individual, classroom, as well as institutional issues. In Peer Mediation, the volunteers are trained to become peer mediators who resolve these issues/ conflict at individual, group, institution or community level especially issues related to mental health and substance abuse. He also stated that as Peer Mediation Forum is formed for the youths in schools, colleges, universities and localities, the trained peer mediators can play a crucial role in curbing the inflow and abuse of substance.