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 […]
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.
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. This issue looks back at the recent launch of our innovative peacebuilding resource, Building Peace Together. Also in this issue – the worrying surge in online hate speech against migrants […]
QCEA made waves in 2017. Click this link to read our Annual Report 2017.
On 9-10 March, QCEA held its General Assembly in Brussels. As per tradition, our GA agreed upon an Epistle which you can find below. Translations are available in French and Dutch. To All Friends Everywhere We are thrilled that a year after the transition process, the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) has become […]
The visibility of violent conflict from all over the world in our daily digest of news and media creates a sense that violence – or the threat of violence – is ever-present, when in fact, it is peace that is the norm. That’s why QCEA is proud to present Building Peace Together, an innovative new […]