The university hosted the Middle Way Meditation Institute’s (MMI) activities and the American Field Services (AFS) “Peace Crane Project” in the celebration of the International Day of Peace.
The ISAT U was the venue in Asia for MMI’s Light of Peace, Forum on Inner Peace and Wellness and concert for the promotion of world inner peace on September 22, 2018.
The (MMI) and ISAT U collaborated to hold the activity in line with the celebration of the International Day of Peace. Ms. Mazel May Jeongco, MMI coordinator, said that the event “also aimed to promote the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals and the Inner Peace Education. “
Similar activities were also conducted in New York City (USA), Lisbon, Portugal (Europe), Maputo Mozambique (Africa), and Sydney Australia (Oceania). Jeongco added that representatives from Thailand, Laos, Solomon Island and from different religious denominations joined in the different activities.
After the Forum for Inner Peace and Wellness and while waiting for twilight, the ISAT U Performing Arts and the PNP Band perform the concert for peace.
Earlier, the American Field Services (AFS) through the ISAT U Office of the Internal and External Affairs spearheaded the “Peace Crane Project and the “Peace Statement” to celebrate the International Day of Peace Celebration on September 21, 2018.
With 150 students, the crane, an international symbol of peace, was formed at the school football field.
The students also voiced their sentiments through the “Peace Statement”. In a piece of paper the participants wrote, “I AM A GLOBAL CITIZEN AND I WILL STAND UP FOR PEACE” to communicate their stand.
Numerous activities relating to music, meditation, and arts were also held in different countries to advocate peace.