Peace Channel, a youth movement for peace and development was inaugurated on August 21 at St. Xavier School auditorium. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest, Peter Liremo, ADC, Meluri exhorted the youth to experience peace within oneself to give peace to others. In his message, he asked the students to relive the traditional values of respect and obedience to the elders. Peace Channel members could be a catalyst for change in the family, school and society. He appreciated the innovativeness and the initiative of Peace Channel in empowering and enabling the youth to be the sincere leaders who promotes peace and peace activities. Robert Solo, a prominent and dynamic youth leader of the diocese gave a message that, Peace Channel was the right and the best platform for the club members to showcase their talents and potentials. He appreciated the club members for taking the initiative to be peace channel members and also encouraged them to work for peace in their own capacities.
Rev. C.P. Anto, Director, Peace Channel also spoke on the occasion. He welcomed the members to the family of Peace Channel. While interacting with the youth he requested them to be pro-active rather than reactive. Victor Kevilhouthie Yhome, Coordinator Peace Channel, Kohima District chaired the induction ceremony. 93 members took the pledge to carry the message of peace everywhere and always as a peace activist. Rev. Fr. Matthew Keematam, Principal of St. Xavier School, Meluri invoked God’s blessing, Mr. Füsatho, a peace club member gave a message on peace. The programme featured dances, choreography and skit performed by the club members.
Chinotho, in his vote of thanks, congratulated and thanked Sr. Judith, headmistress, the school coordinators, Thomas, Jenny and Awan. The program concluded with the Peace Channel Anthem sung by the Peace Club members.