The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is seeking to recruit a director who will help us strengthen our advocacy and staff team in a changed European context.
Our leaders have a positive obligation to ensure that civilians do not suffer the consequences of war.
This week, QCEA’s Head of Peace Programme, Atiaf Alwazir, met with the Heads of seven international Quaker organizations at a three-day meeting from 6 – 8 December 2021. Some gathered at Friends House London while others joined virtually. The group shared ideas on Quaker concerns over climate justice, peacebuilding and dismantling institutional racism and oppression. […]
The General Assembly of QCEA met on 12 and 13 November. Participants, some in Quaker House in Brussels, some joining online from all over Europe, saw a filmed presentation of the many activities in the peace programme. The meeting also reflected in two workshops on how Europe could be and how QCEA should be working […]
Together with over 200 international and domestic peacebuilding organisations, QCEA has signed a joint statement calling on governments to work for peace. The statement highlights the need for a new global partnership to mainstream peace, justice, and inclusion central to efforts to transform our world and respond to the challenges we face. Peace is not […]
QCEA has signed a call to action by the Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS). The call urges governments to commit to meaningful emissions cuts at COP26. CEOBS is an initiatives launched in 2018 with the primary goal of increasing awareness and understanding of the environmental and derived humanitarian consequences of conflicts and military activities. There […]
On 28 June, the UN published a report called “Promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Africans and of people of African descent against excessive use of force and other human rights violations by law enforcement officers”. During the drafting process of this report, the Office of the High Commissioner for […]
The new issue of Around Europe is here! Issue #388 brings you news about our new report on Climate, peace, and human rights, our programme work, and some of the most important news from all around Europe. It also contains a goodbye letter from our former director Andrew Lane. Read Around Europe by clicking this […]
The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Quakers in Britain are inviting you to attend an online conference on the possibilities of peace education: Evidence and opportunities, which will take place online in the afternoons of 20-21-22 May 2021. The aim of the conference is to explore together how education can sow the seeds of sustainable […]
The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) General Assembly calls on the institutions, national governments and local authorities responsible for launching Europe’s recovery from COVID-19 to be guided by values not expediency. As Quakers…