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Thank you for your interest in the Quaker Council for European Affairs. We have promoted a global vision of just and peaceful relationships to European institutions, and located in the heart of Brussels' European quarter since 1979.


Peace Programme Lead (Deadline: 6 July)

The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is seeking a Peace Programme Lead to design and deliver a new multi-year EU advocacy programme.

Quakers have a long history of working to build real security by opposing militarism and promoting nonviolence. For almost four decades QCEA has advocated for these values at the European institutions on behalf of a large and diverse network of supporters in Europe. QCEA is a member of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office and is connected to an extensive network of Quaker peace advocates on five continents.

The Peace Programme Lead is a new role, created to provide focused and impactful advocacy toward the European Union. QCEA is seeking a candidate with an excellent understanding of EU policy-making and experience of leading the design and implementation of advocacy strategies.

For more information please read the Role and Candidiate Profiles and the Application Form.

If you have any difficulties with the format of these documents please email

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Work Experience

We offer a work experience programme for a small number of candidates each year. This is usually for people looking to start a career in international politics. Our work experience placements are normally for two weeks, and offer free accommodation. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment [at] Please explain your specific policy interests and if you have recently graduated please include a list of university modules.


Programme Assistants

We anticipate recruiting a Peace Programme Assistant in early 2017. This is likely to be a fixed term appointment of 1-2 years.



If you think you can offer your skills to the work of QCEA please contact recruitment [at] The most common forms of volunteering at QCEA are translation and volunteering as a speaker in your local area.


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