Peace education report launched

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 […]

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The proposed EU budget

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 […]

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Epistle of QCEA General Assembly

  To all Friends everywhere We met in Brussels on 7-8 April 2017 as the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA’s) General Assembly of European Yearly Meeting representatives. Building on forty years of experience and support from Yearly Meetings, this was our first gathering since we changed our constitution and direction last October. This new […]

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Peace Programme Lead begins work

The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) has appointed a new Peace Programme Lead. Olivia Caeymaex, who took up her role at the end of September, will work with European institutions, governments and other civil society organisations to discourage the use of harmful and ineffective military policies, and build capacity for peacebuilding and conflict prevention. […]

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Training course: Communication skills for challenging situations

Communication skills for challenging situations One and a half day course in Non-violent Communication, and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) 1–2 December, Brussels How to manage tense situations with conflicting interests and with different cultures? Develop your communication skills with Non-violent communication and NLP. Trainers: Marlies and Sytse Tjallingii How to communicate your feelings and needs, when […]

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