Upcoming event: Is COP26 enough? Peace, Militarism, and the Climate Crisis: a missing piece

A recording of this event is now available in our Youtube channel. The Northern Friends Peace Board, the Quaker Council for European Affairs and Quaker Peace and Social Witness are jointly organising a virtual interactive event: “Is COP26 enough? Peace, Militarism, and the Climate Crisis: a missing piece” When:   Saturday 29 January 2022 Speakers: Rep. […]

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QCEA Artikler Juni-August

EU’s GLOBALE STRATEGI I ugen efter Brexit-afstemningen fremlagde EU-Kommissionens Vicepræsident Federica Moghe-rini sin nye globale strategi for lederne fra de 28 medlemsstater. Dokumentet erstatter det forrige’ EU- Sikkerheds Strategi’ fra 2003. Den nye Globale Strategi afsætter betydelig plads til diplomati og indeholder positive henvisninger til konflikt-forebyggelse. Men Strategien afspej-ler også en stigende tendens i Bruxelles […]

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Квакеры помогают разработке Европейским Союзом плана по безотходной экономике

В прошедшие месяцы Квакерский совет по европейским делам играл активную роль в процессе усовершенствования природоохранными неправительственными организациями пакета документов по «возобновляемой экономике», подготовленного Европейской комиссией. Представитель Квакерского совета по европейским делам Джордж Тарли встретился с представителями стран-членов Евросоюза и Европарламента для обсуждения конкретных предложений по сокращению отходов, их вторичному использованию и переработке, а также ограничений […]

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QCEA response to energy-from-waste roadmap

This response is the Quaker Council for European Affairs feedback on the recently published European Commission energy-from-waste roadmap. QCEA is concerned that this roadmap on the energy-from-waste communication could undermine the European Union’s laudable attempts to transition to a circular economy. Our response outlines a number of our concerns: overcapacity and lock-ins, waste prevention and […]

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Walking the Circle – the 4 guiding pillars for a Circular Economy

This paper outlines four key areas that QCEA, along with 11 other NGOs, believes that European Union institutions should work on to ensure a comprehensive European circular economy. The EU must focus on efficient material management, the reduction of toxic substances, energy efficiency and economic incentives. Working ambitiously across all these areas. in conjunction with […]

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Consultation response on corporate social responsibility

The European Commission has held a consultation on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Through responding to the questionnnaire, QCEA promotes its viewpoint that corporations should fundamentlaly change how they view themselves and their role in society. CSR is currently seen as an optional extra for companies to engage in, which might increase the profits to shareholders. […]

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