QCEA has published its Annual Report for the year 2018. It includes an overview of the important and varied work which we undertook in 2018, as well as our most recent financial statements and a full list of our staff and volunteers. To read the 2018 Annual Report, click here.
It’s our pleasure to be able to share with you the latest edition of Around Europe, the newsletter of the Quaker Council for European Affairs. As we approach the 2019 European elections, some forecasts suggest that up to a third of seats may be won by populist-nationalist candidates. Migration policy will surely be a key […]
In the last four decades, the people in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHoA) have confronted a series of challenges, such as violent conflicts, state failure and economically and environmentally damaging climate change. Amain consequence of these challenges was a spike in the number of people migrating both within and outside the region. In November […]
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 […]
QCEA’s governing body, the General Assembly, met in Brussels on 5 and 6 October 2018. This statement was agreed at the end of their meeting. [English followed by Dutch and Danish] Epistle QCEA 5-6th October To all Friends everywhere, “We are the suit-wearing Quakers who represent a radical activist movement speaking to other suit wearers”. […]
It’s our pleasure to be able to share with you the latest edition of Around Europe, the newsletter of the Quaker Council for European Affairs. September marks the rentrée, or the beginning of the political year, in Brussels and Strasbourg, and the last few weeks have been full of activity. Most importantly, the European Parliament […]
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 […]
It’s our pleasure to be able to share with you the latest edition of Around Europe, the newsletter of the Quaker Council for European Affairs. It’s been a busy few months for QCEA, and this issue covers a sample of some of our most interesting recent work. We hope these positive stories will represent “a […]
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 […]
40.3 million people live as slaves today, of which 70% are women and young girls. We are hosting a screening of the film Trafficked followed by an expert-led debate.