To commemorate the 10th year of its existence and the International Day of Peace, Peace Channel organized a day program under the theme “Partnerships for Peace- Dignity for All” at Don Bosco Institute of Development and Leadership (DBIDL) on 21st September, 2015. The program was graced by Rev. Varghese Alengaden, the Founder Universal Solidarity Movement Indore as the chief guest. In his speech, he congratulated Peace Channel for making a difference in the society by touching the young people and the youths. He added that Peace comes from an agreement from one’s heart and encouraged the young people to stay committed towards Peace Building. Peace Channel Members should lead a philosophy of life based fully on peace. Peace should be the only way for the members, in dreakming, thinking and acting for peace.
In the keynote address, Rev. Dr. Fr. Mathew Thuniampral exhorted the Peace Club members to be focused, to be watchful and become aware of oneself and live the life according to the awareness, reflection, action and evaluation. He encouraged the young Peace Club members to respect each individual and have the courage to stand for Peace. Guest Speaker, Mr. Chingmei Konyak encouraged the young peace club members to believe in their dreams and follow it. He also stressed on the dignity of labour and encouraged all to live in peace and harmony.
Rev. Dr. C.P.Anto the founder and director of Peace Channel and principal NEISSR briefed the activities and achievements of the movement for last ten years. He also highlighted the future activities planned for the Peace Channel. In the invocation prayer he thanked God and the people instrumental in building up the movement. The highlights of the program included Speech Competition on the theme.“My role in building peace in the society”. There were thirty eight (38) students from different schools of Dimapur district participated in the speech competition and over two hundred students and the youth attended the programme. Mr. Dennish welcomed the gathering and the Talents Show, choreography, group dance, special numbers, skit, folk dance and folk song added color to the commemoration.
Ms. Witadthiu Meriam of St. Paul Hr. Sec. School, Ms. Lichano Yanthan of Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Ms. Gloria of El- Shaddai Academy were declared the winners of the Speech Competition. The vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Yapangienla and the whole day event was concluded with the peace channel anthem.