International Institute of Peace and Development Studies (IIPDS) in cooperation with Asian Resource Foundation (ARF) and Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN) announces a 3 weeks advance course on“Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation" in Bangkok, Thailand scheduled for January 20 – February 9, 2015. The program is soliciting applications from professionals, peace and developmental workers, youth leaders, faith based workers, NGO activists, journalists, researchers and to those who are interested to develop and share their knowledge and skills in the field of peace and development.
Peace Channel assessing the present scenario of the state, the founder- director, Rev. C.P. Anto, while exhorting the staff, peace club leaders and volunteers of Peace Channel family during the evaluation and planning for the peace programmes for 2014-2016 on the 28th – 29th 2014. In his message said that we are in a climax of settling the issue once and for all. The visit of Prime minister and the helpless situation of ouryouth and the people in the state has reached its saturated point. Now we need the lasting solution for our youth andchildren to have meaningful life like other children and youth in the other parts of the country. For that we need to pray, pray earnestly that our leaders will sit together fordialogue and reconciliation, for a lasting and inclusive solution for the long standing issue of our people. As we all know our family of peace lovers consists of over forty thousand children and youth along with a good number of teachers, volunteers and members of Peoples’ Forum for Peace (PFP). The main objective of this forum is to prevent conflicts in the villages and communities; they are members from different religions, communities and professions. C. P. Anto, also said that if we all actively involved in peace building we can have solution to it soon. He also handled a session on peace building in multi-cultural and religious society.