Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Interfaith women leaders trained on peace building

A training to prevent all forms of violent conflicts, and peace building was conducted for interfaith women leaders on May 27 at Peace Centre, Chümoukedima.
A press release by Peace Channel informed that around hundred women leaders from different religions, denominations and communities were trained.
Delivering a keynote address, Director of Peace Channel and principal North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR), Dr. Fr C P Anto said women play a vital role in peace building in North East India. He also deliberated on preventing, intervening and resolving conflicts and briefed the gathering on brought processes and techniques of conflict resolution.
Resource person, Mhabeni Ngullie spoke about women’s leadership in peace negotiations and encouraged women folk to understand how important it was to know and initiate peace negotiations when circumstances arise.
The session was followed by a group activity, where all the participants were divided according to the units and churches, and each group were asked to present on the issues that are prevailing in their society and how could they reduce or eradicate such issues.
The programme was chaired by trainer Peace Channel, Livino S Zhimo, invocation by Nagamese Baptist Church, Women Pastor, Hanna, welcome address by District Coordinator Peace Channel, Caroline Leisan and vote of thanks by a Peace Anthem.


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