Updated report on child immigration detention published

QCEA’s ongoing research into the practice of child immigration detention in Europe continues to represent some of the most authoritative work on this matter of concern. In 2017, we published the most precise statistics available concerning the numbers of children held in detention for their migration status. After extensive consultation with governments across Europe, we’re […]

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Anti-Migrant Hate Speech report published

Violent and dehumanising “hate speech” against migrants and refugees is an ever-increasing problem in Europe, largely made possible by the internet. What is being done at the European level to challenge these worrying narratives? QCEA has just published a report on this issue, Anti-migrant Hate Speech, which you can read by clicking here. QCEA plans […]

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Age, gender, LGBT and disability groups unite for racial justice

In July 2017 the European Commission published its Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, with specific measures to improve age, gender, disability and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) inclusion within its workforce – all of which are important. Despite representations and dialogue with the European Network Against Racism during the development of the strategy, the European […]

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Report: Child Immigration Detention in Europe

  European countries have reacted to the challenges of migration by adopting approaches who aim to substantially reduce the number of migrants entering Europe and increase the number of people returned. However, there is widespread concern that human rights and refugee protection standards are being undermined. One of those concerns is the use of detention, […]

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EPISTEL FRA QCEA – Generalforsamling April 2017

Til Venner allevegne Vi mødtes i Bruxelles 7.-8.april 2017 som QCEAs generalforsamling af repræsentanter for europæiske Årsmøder. Ud fra 40 års erfaring og med støtte fra Årsmøderne, var dette vor første sammenkomst, siden vi ændrede vores vedtægter og ledelse sidste år i oktober. Denne nye epoke for QCEA begynder på det rette tidspunkt til at […]

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QCEA leidt een discussie over geweld en mannelijkheid

Angst voor gewelddadig extremisme is een prioriteit voor de Europese regeringen en instellingen geworden, vooral sinds de moorden in Parijs en Nice. Na elke aanval worden veiligheidsfunctionarissen al snel uitgedaagd om de motivatie van de misdaad uit te leggen in termen van gewelddadige ideologie, geestesziekte, wrok of iets dergelijks. Politieke leiders bouwen hierop voort bij […]

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Het helpen van de Helpers: Omgaan met secundaire trauma’s

QCEA en het Quaker Asiel en Vluchtelingen Netwerk (QARN) hebben onlangs navraag gedaan naar het werk dat Europese Quakers doen met vluchtelingen en asielzoekers. Eén van de reacties was afkomstig van een groep in Italië, die trainingen heeft ontwikkeld voor mensen die met migranten in Europa werken. Vrijwilligers die vluchtelingen bijstaan ontwikkelen zelf vaak een […]

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