Peace

New report from Quakers in Britain: ‘Peace at the heart’

Peace at the heart launch 11 May 2022, 4.00-5.30, Online A new report from Quakers in Britain ‘Peace at the heart: a relational approach to education in British schools’ makes key recommendations for the governments of England, Scotland and Wales to support Peace Education in line with their international commitments. At the heart of Quakers’ …

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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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New UN report on systemic racism: A hope for the future?

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 …

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Europe’s arms trade: Answering the difficult questions

We are meeting to talk about engaging with people about the arms trade. We will all have different experience, whether we talk to European policymakers, arms traders, colleagues, neighbours or our own families. Thursday 1 April 2021 from 14:00 – 15:00 CET. That is 1pm-2pm in Ireland and Britain. Register here: REGISTRATION FORM The conversation …

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New report on peace mediation

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 …

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International Day of Peace – Peacebuilders unite in joint message

This year’s International Day of Peace has been marked by a joint statement by peacebuilding organisations from around the world. Click here to read Embracing the New Global Framework for Peace. The statement is focused on global agreements and resolutions and agreements that have taken place over the last year, that address the root causes …

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