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15 November 2021
As COP26 concluded, Quakers in Britain made this statement.
“COP26 has delivered tiny steps forward when giant leaps are needed.
“This is particularly unjust for people in the Global South who are feeling the first and worst impacts of the climate crisis, despite being least responsible for causing it.
4 November 2021
On the opening day of COP26, an interfaith gathering began with stirring prayers for courage as representatives of all faiths and none, declared their common commitment to climate justice.
27 October 2021
Quakers in Britain have co-convened a joint faiths and beliefs letter calling on the government to rethink the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.
26 October 2021
The Israeli government has declared six Palestinian civil society groups as “terrorist organisations". In a statement released today sixteen UK-based humanitarian, development, human rights and faith organisations – including Quakers in Britain – have condemned the move.
21 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are calling for just solutions to the climate crisis and encouraging Friends to join the global day of action on Saturday 6 November, in a statement published in advance of the UN COP26 climate negotiations.
5 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are joining other civil society members in a move to ensure the appointment of a new Chair of the Charity Commission is not politicised.