A Quaker Statement on Migration

Developed by American Friends Service Committee, Britain Yearly Meeting, Friends Committee for National Legislation, Quaker Council for European Affairs and Quaker United Nations Office, this statement draws on our Quaker foundations and work with migrants and on migration. A Quaker Statement on Migration acknowledges that migration is “a fundamental facet of human behaviour. People migrate […]

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Filming Police in Europe – new briefing from QCEA

QCEA’s Filiming Police in Europe builds on our 2019 publication Framing Human Policing. It looks at the law and practice of video recording police operations across Europe, its relationship with public service accountability, prevention of human rights abuses and violence, and their connection with structural racism in Europe. The document asks urgent questions that are […]

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QCEA signs joint submission on peace and security funding

At the 2019 High-Level Political Forum in July, governments will come together at the United Nations headquarters in New York to review their progress implementing commitments under Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To help them measure progress, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and participating governments […]

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Peace education report launched

The idea that sustainable peace can be encouraged via how and what we learn is known as peace education. This is not a rigid framework or set of curriculum guidelines. Rather, it’s a way of approaching teaching which is defined by its human-centred ethos and emphasis on creating well-rounded learners. Peace education is globally recognised […]

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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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The proposed EU budget

The European Union is much more active around the globe than many citizens realise. It has used its soft power to promote its values in the world, advancing human rights for people in so many places. The proposed EU budget framework, or Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), allocates unprecedented levels of funding for border management and […]

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