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 […]
Today, on Earth Day 2021, the peace programme published its new report on climate, peace, and human rights. The report Climate, Peace and Human Rights: Are European Policies Coherent? explores the interconnections between climate, peace, and human rights, calling for any green transition to be based on climate justice, by putting people and not profit at […]
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…
The report Peace Mediation: from Concept to successful implementation, learning from Quaker experience focuses on the implementation of the recently published EU Concept on Peace Mediation. The report is a timely analysis of this EU Concept on Peace Mediation, how it has evolved over time and why it is more relevant than ever in today’s context. The […]
QCEA and thirteen other civil society organisations have signed a joint letter expressing their deep concern about the EU’s proposal for a European Peace Facility (EPF), and specifically the aspects which foresee the training and equipment of third-country militaries – including the provision of weaponry. They call on the EU to re-think this proposal ahead […]
At the 2019 High-Level Political Forum in July, governments will come together at the United Nations headquarters in New York to review their progress implementing commitments under Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To help them measure progress, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and participating governments […]
The idea that sustainable peace can be encouraged via how and what we learn is known as peace education. This is not a rigid framework or set of curriculum guidelines. Rather, it’s a way of approaching teaching which is defined by its human-centred ethos and emphasis on creating well-rounded learners. Peace education is globally recognised […]
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 […]
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.
QCEA made waves in 2017. Click this link to read our Annual Report 2017.