Posts Tagged: QCEA

Vaccine solidarity – the key to protecting human lives and the global economy

The pandemic is a chance for us to come together as humans I truly believe that the current Covid-19 pandemic, not unlike the climate crisis can be seen as a chance as well as a test for humanity. Will we

Vaccine solidarity – the key to protecting human lives and the global economy

The pandemic is a chance for us to come together as humans I truly believe that the current Covid-19 pandemic, not unlike the climate crisis can be seen as a chance as well as a test for humanity. Will we

Walking the long road to gender inclusivity and peace

Clémence Buchet-Couzy, QCEA At QCEA I follow and seek to influence the latest policy developments, but we are an organisation that is aware of the work we have done in our previous decades, and are we are able to learn

Walking the long road to gender inclusivity and peace

Clémence Buchet-Couzy, QCEA At QCEA I follow and seek to influence the latest policy developments, but we are an organisation that is aware of the work we have done in our previous decades, and are we are able to learn

A week to celebrate peace education – and encourage global action

Within the last week, there have been several occasions to celebrate peace education. On the 24th of January, UNESCO, a long-time champion of peace education, observed the first annual International Day of Education. And today, January 30th, is the “School

A week to celebrate peace education – and encourage global action

Within the last week, there have been several occasions to celebrate peace education. On the 24th of January, UNESCO, a long-time champion of peace education, observed the first annual International Day of Education. And today, January 30th, is the “School

Opportunities for the EU to build long-term peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina

What is happening? On Monday March 5, QCEA and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) held the first of a series of events that link peacebuilding with geographic case studies. This one looked at the role of the EU in

Opportunities for the EU to build long-term peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina

What is happening? On Monday March 5, QCEA and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) held the first of a series of events that link peacebuilding with geographic case studies. This one looked at the role of the EU in

QCEA 2017: Promoting Peace and Human Rights

Quakers from across Europe gathered at QCEA’s General Assembly last weekend. They finalised changes to how our organisation is governed, began to shape our new peace programme, and commissioned a second work programme promoting human rights. There was extensive discussion

QCEA 2017: Promoting Peace and Human Rights

Quakers from across Europe gathered at QCEA’s General Assembly last weekend. They finalised changes to how our organisation is governed, began to shape our new peace programme, and commissioned a second work programme promoting human rights. There was extensive discussion

The European Parliament votes for closing the loop

In amongst a packed European Parliament (EP) plenary session in Strasbourg this week, MEPs found time to vote on Thursday (9 July) on their position on the circular economy. Thanks to pressure from NGOs and individual citizens (including those who

The European Parliament votes for closing the loop

In amongst a packed European Parliament (EP) plenary session in Strasbourg this week, MEPs found time to vote on Thursday (9 July) on their position on the circular economy. Thanks to pressure from NGOs and individual citizens (including those who

The 4 pillars of the Circular Economy

With the European Commission hard at work on the new circular economy proposals, QCEA has joined with 11 other European NGOs to lay out a vision for an ambitious European circular economy package. The circular economy addresses materials (everything from

The 4 pillars of the Circular Economy

With the European Commission hard at work on the new circular economy proposals, QCEA has joined with 11 other European NGOs to lay out a vision for an ambitious European circular economy package. The circular economy addresses materials (everything from

An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful and the deal is ratified by

An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful and the deal is ratified by

Losing the way with robots and inflatable shields

This blog draws on a new report by the Flemish Peace Institute, ‘A European Agenda for Security Technology: From Innovation Policy to Export Controls’, and a presentation by its author, Jocelyn Mawdsley, at the launch event in the Flemish Parliament.

Losing the way with robots and inflatable shields

This blog draws on a new report by the Flemish Peace Institute, ‘A European Agenda for Security Technology: From Innovation Policy to Export Controls’, and a presentation by its author, Jocelyn Mawdsley, at the launch event in the Flemish Parliament.

Visiting Friends by Chloe Hassard

Towards the end of January, two pupils from Friends’ School Lisburn, Chloe Hassard and Caroline Finney, came to Brussels for a week of work experience with QCEA. They attended a number of meetings and have each written a short piece

Visiting Friends by Chloe Hassard

Towards the end of January, two pupils from Friends’ School Lisburn, Chloe Hassard and Caroline Finney, came to Brussels for a week of work experience with QCEA. They attended a number of meetings and have each written a short piece