Kvækerne siger nej til EU-US handelsaftale

250,000 protest against TTIP and CET, Berlin. Credit-anderson2011101

Fem kvækerorganisationer fra Europa og USA har bedt deres regeringer om at sige ’nej’ til det Transatlantiske Handels-og Investerings Partnerskab (TTIP), den omstridte ’mega-han-delsaftale som forhandles mellem Den europæiske Union og USA. Det er første gang, at kvækerorganisationer på begge sider at Atlanten har protesteret imod sådan en handelstraktat. American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee […]

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Quäker für Klimagerechtigkeit

Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) bringt eine Quäker-Vision über gerechte Beziehungen in die europäischen Institutionen. Around Europe ist QCEAs Newsletter, der 6x im Jahr erscheint. Er wird in Englisch publiziert und kann auf der Webseite www.qcea.org gelesen und abonniert werden. Mehr Informationen gibt es auch unter qceablog.wordpress.com. Der folgende Text fasst die Themen aus […]

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Consultation response on corporate social responsibility

The European Commission has held a consultation on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Through responding to the questionnnaire, QCEA promotes its viewpoint that corporations should fundamentlaly change how they view themselves and their role in society. CSR is currently seen as an optional extra for companies to engage in, which might increase the profits to shareholders. […]

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TTIP Consultation – call for submissions and model answers

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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