Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima diocese, Nagaland laid the foundation stone for the Peace Center (A Centre for Education, Research and Community Action for Peace and peace studies) at St. Joseph Hr. Sec. School Campus Chumukedima, Nagaland on the 9th of March 2019. The historical event was witnessed by fathers, sisters, 120 catechists representing various local churches form the diocese, church, community and village leaders, faculty members, and students from North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR), and staff and members of Peace Channel respectively.
Fr. C.P. Anto, the founder-director of Peace Channel, while addressing the induction of the new peace club members of Assisi Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur Nagaland, on 18th of Feb 2019, said that “peace education in the educational institutions can end all forms of violence in the families, schools and communities.” He also stressed on the importance of peace education in the multi-cultural, religious and linguistic communities of Nagaland. Peace always begins with self and then transmits to others by following certain universal values and principles suggested by the movement.