Quakers say ‘no’ to EU-US Trade deal

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19 May 2016 Five Quaker organisations from Europe and the United States have asked governments to say ‘no’ to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial ‘mega’ trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. It is the first time that Quaker organisations, working on both sides of the […]

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10 key improvements to get the Circular Economy back on track

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Eleven NGOs working on the circular economy, including the Quaker Council for European Affairs, have come together to sign a statement outlining the 10 improvements that need to be made to the European Commission’s waste proposals, to get the Circular Economy package back on track. The Commission’s revised Circular Economy Package is weaker and less […]

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Pisac opfordrer Kvækere overalt til at leve bæredygtigt

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I januar 2016 samledes over 300 kvækere fra hele verden og mange forskellige livsformer i Pisac, Peru, til Plenarmøde I Vennernes Rådgivende Verdenskomite (FWCC).. Sammen udforskede kvækerne deres forpligtelse til at handle nu og gå hen imod en mere bæredygtig verden. ”Vi kan se, at vort misbrug af verdens ressourcer skaber ulighed, ødelægger fællesskab, påvirker […]

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QCEA response to energy-from-waste roadmap

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This response is the Quaker Council for European Affairs feedback on the recently published European Commission energy-from-waste roadmap. QCEA is concerned that this roadmap on the energy-from-waste communication could undermine the European Union’s laudable attempts to transition to a circular economy. Our response outlines a number of our concerns: overcapacity and lock-ins, waste prevention and […]

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