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16 March 2020
As the Coronavirus outbreak continues, Quakers in Britain are cancelling four national events planned for March and April.
Update: They are advising meetings not to gather in person while the current social distancing guidance is in force.
11 March 2020
Generations of Quakers have worked to build peace in areas of violent conflict. Confidentiality is essential therefore the work is little-known. Now a new book, launched this week, Dining with diplomats, praying with gunmen captures the experiences of international conciliation for a new generation of peacemakers.
2 March 2020
Quakers in Britain are calling for action on climate to be at the heart of the government's Budget (on Wednesday 11 March). They set out six key actions needed to redirect public spending towards a just transition and ensure climate damage is factored into investment decisions.
25 February 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined education charities, unions and environmental NGOs in signing up to Teach the Future, a youth-led campaign to put the climate crisis at the heart of the education system.
They will be taking their message to parliamentarians this week (26 February).
25 February 2020
A long-awaited UN database of businesses involved in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine has been released.
28 January 2020
Quakers in Britain and on the island of Ireland reaffirm their shared friendship and unity as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.