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.
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 […]
Developed by American Friends Service Committee, Britain Yearly Meeting, Friends Committee for National Legislation, Quaker Council for European Affairs and Quaker United Nations Office, this statement draws on our Quaker foundations and work with migrants and on migration. A Quaker Statement on Migration acknowledges that migration is “a fundamental facet of human behaviour. People migrate […]
QCEA’s Filiming Police in Europe builds on our 2019 publication Framing Human Policing. It looks at the law and practice of video recording police operations across Europe, its relationship with public service accountability, prevention of human rights abuses and violence, and their connection with structural racism in Europe. The document asks urgent questions that are […]
A new reading group will explore race and privilege using the book Waking Up White and finding myself in the story of race, by Debbie Irving. The formation of the group follows interest shown in the #BrusselsSoWhite series of Politico articles in December. Quaker House in Square Ambiorix will provide a relaxed venue for anyone […]
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 […]
Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) bringt eine Quäker-Vision über gerechte Beziehungen in die europäischen Institutionen. Around Europe ist QCEAs Newsletter, der 6x im Jahr erscheint. Er wird in Englisch publiziert und kann auf der Webseite www.qcea.org gelesen und abonniert werden. Mehr Informationen gibt es auch unter qceablog.wordpress.com. Der folgende Text fasst die Themen aus […]
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In this issue of Around Europe QCEA Intern Annie Schulz discusses hate speech in European Union Member States. Associate Professor in Risk Management and Community Resilience, and Swedish Quaker Per Becker writes about how national identity and political elites have influenced the involvement in conflicts. Former QCEA Representative Martina Weitsch describes the recent EU guidelines on eligibility for funding of entities registered […]