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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).
28 January 2020
Ahead of an expected announcement today from the US President, Quakers in Britain have joined widespread calls for the UK government to challenge Donald Trump's expected peace plan.
27 January 2020
Quakers across Britain are commemorating #HolocaustMemorialDay.
8 January 2020
Amid growing threats to global security, Quakers in Britain have called for a peaceful resolution to tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries.