There is no shortcut to a world without racism

“For every attempt made by marginalized people to express anguish and seek change for historical (and ongoing) harm, there’s always pushback from those who demand that we suffer only in the expected ways, express that suffering with an acceptable tone,

There is no shortcut to a world without racism

“For every attempt made by marginalized people to express anguish and seek change for historical (and ongoing) harm, there’s always pushback from those who demand that we suffer only in the expected ways, express that suffering with an acceptable tone,

No-one left behind: The rhetoric and reality of keeping our supermarkets stocked

“This is the worst place I have ever lived in”, Karidioula Kession a 32-year-old Ivorian man told the Spanish newspaper El País. Karidioula arrived at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in 2016. “If I told my family I lived here

No-one left behind: The rhetoric and reality of keeping our supermarkets stocked

“This is the worst place I have ever lived in”, Karidioula Kession a 32-year-old Ivorian man told the Spanish newspaper El País. Karidioula arrived at the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in 2016. “If I told my family I lived here

Long experience of Quaker diplomacy helps overcome new challenges

Quakers were asked to be one of two ‘expert’ speakers to introduce an international conference about hate speech on the internet last week. Fifty-seven governments took part, alongside almost three hundred other participants – all online. We had been asked

Long experience of Quaker diplomacy helps overcome new challenges

Quakers were asked to be one of two ‘expert’ speakers to introduce an international conference about hate speech on the internet last week. Fifty-seven governments took part, alongside almost three hundred other participants – all online. We had been asked

Renaissance possibilities for all: Universal Basic Income

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, European governments are having to consider policies that they would have previously dismissed or even ridiculed. Neville Keery shares his view on one such issue. Neville is a Quaker from Ireland, and a founding

Renaissance possibilities for all: Universal Basic Income

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, European governments are having to consider policies that they would have previously dismissed or even ridiculed. Neville Keery shares his view on one such issue. Neville is a Quaker from Ireland, and a founding

Pandemic Patchwork: Threads from 13 countries

Some of us are gaining new rights to healthcare, and others are being further marginalised. With so much happening, its hard to look up from our national situations. Many stories are not being heard, but now more than ever we need to be learning from each other.

Pandemic Patchwork: Threads from 13 countries

Some of us are gaining new rights to healthcare, and others are being further marginalised. With so much happening, its hard to look up from our national situations. Many stories are not being heard, but now more than ever we need to be learning from each other.

Why using the language of war is counterproductive in our global public health crisis: some reflections from self-isolation

Clémence Buchet–Couzy is Peace Programme Assistant at QCEA. One of the things that has really struck me in today’s peculiar times is the rhetoric of war used by many political leaders to talk about the COVID-19 situation. Such rhetoric seems

Why using the language of war is counterproductive in our global public health crisis: some reflections from self-isolation

Clémence Buchet–Couzy is Peace Programme Assistant at QCEA. One of the things that has really struck me in today’s peculiar times is the rhetoric of war used by many political leaders to talk about the COVID-19 situation. Such rhetoric seems

A moment of surprise

Lena Hofmaier studied political science and European studies and is currently undertaking a work placement at QCEA. She is supporting our human rights programme and is mainly working on human rights violations related to EU policy in Libya. Back at

A moment of surprise

Lena Hofmaier studied political science and European studies and is currently undertaking a work placement at QCEA. She is supporting our human rights programme and is mainly working on human rights violations related to EU policy in Libya. Back at

Sowing the seeds of peace in Ukraine

QCEA’s Peace Programme Assistant Clémence Buchet–Couzy saw peace education in action on a recent visit to Ukraine, a country which has been defined by violent conflict in recent years. Here’s her account of the experience. On November 21-23 I was

Sowing the seeds of peace in Ukraine

QCEA’s Peace Programme Assistant Clémence Buchet–Couzy saw peace education in action on a recent visit to Ukraine, a country which has been defined by violent conflict in recent years. Here’s her account of the experience. On November 21-23 I was

The momentum around gender equality is both a risk and opportunity

A recent report published by Equal Measures 2030 revealed that the world is far from achieving gender equality as planned in the 2030 Agenda, despite recent momentum around the issue. Indeed, in the past ten years, numerous efforts have marked

The momentum around gender equality is both a risk and opportunity

A recent report published by Equal Measures 2030 revealed that the world is far from achieving gender equality as planned in the 2030 Agenda, despite recent momentum around the issue. Indeed, in the past ten years, numerous efforts have marked

Unsustainable political crisis in the Mediterranean

On the 10th April 2019 eight people are reported to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as their calls for help were ignored and no search and rescue operation intervened. The rest of the 20 people on board the small

Unsustainable political crisis in the Mediterranean

On the 10th April 2019 eight people are reported to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea as their calls for help were ignored and no search and rescue operation intervened. The rest of the 20 people on board the small