In this issue of Around Europe, Andrew Lane discusses how Europe should foster peace, not war. Chris Diskin talks about the importance of voting in the May 2014 European Parliamentary Elections, and Rebecca Viney-Wood writes about how 2014 will be a critical year for Criminal Justice at the EU. There is also information on how […]
Have you heard about TTIP yet? TTIP, or the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, is a Free Trade Agreement currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America. This vast deal, while having potential benefits, could have serious and long-term consequences for the well-being of European citizens as well as […]
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Thank you to all those who took part in the 2014 QCEA Study Tour. The tour was a great success with lots of interesting visits, discussions and debates. More information, pictures etc. will be posted in the near future. Interested in attending the 2015 QCEA Study Tour? See what some our participants thought of the […]
The February-March edition of our monthly newsletter. Deputy Representative Andrew Lane talks about the EU’s reversion to militarism, and Chris Diskin writes about a sunset clause for TTIP, while Representative Alexandra Bosbeer reminds us of the importance of voting in May’s EU Parliament Elections. Click here to download a PDF version of Around Europe 355
In this issue of Around Europe, Judith Kirton-Darling asks what gifts we can bring to ensure right sharing of the world’s resources. Trevor Evans explains the economic crisis in Europe today. Both of these were keynote speeches at the QCEA/QPSW joint conference in November 2013 (to see videos of the speeches, click here). Chris Diskin […]
Videos of the keynote speeches from the November 2013 QCEA/QPSW – Europe and Economic Justice conference can now be found on QCEA’s website and YouTube. The conference focused on the the causes and consequences of the current European economic crisis, the alternatives to austerity and how Quakers can contribute to the building of a just and […]
Martina Weitsch, ehemalige Beauftragte des Quäkerrats für Europäische Angelegenheiten (QCEA), analysiert die Bedeutung der neuen Richtlinien der EU hinsichtlich finanzieller Unterstützung israelischer Firmen und Institutionen und ruft zur Aktion auf. Am 19. Juli 2013 brachte die EU neue Richtlinien “bezüglich der Förderungswürdigkeit israelischer juristischer Personen und Firmen, hinsichtlich ihrer Aktivitäten, in den – seit Juni […]