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Heads of Quaker Agencies call on Friends to work both inwardly and outwardly

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. …

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Statement: Amid pandemic and climate emergency, global peacebuilders call on governments to invest in peace

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 …

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COP26: QCEA signs call to action

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 …

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