Job Opportunities at the Quaker United Nations Office, New York

The Quaker United Nations Office in New York has two vacancies; a Quaker UN Representative and an Outreach & Development Officer Quaker UN Representative QUNO’s New York office is hiring for the position of Quaker UN Representative to join our representation team at the United Nations. This Representative position functions as a senior member of the … Read more

Tribute to Gladys Kangahi

Tribute to Gladys Kangahi By Marian Baker, A Friend from New England Yearly Meeting who travelled widely across Africa. What a blessing it has been to have known Gladys for many years. She has been a true woman of substance.  During an oral interview with her several months ago, as part of the Africa Quaker … Read more

Quaker Conversations #9: Do we serve the economy or does the economy serve us?

On Saturday 10th April 2021 Joachim Monkelbaan, the representative for Sustainable and Just Economic Systems at Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva, and Friends around the world as we asked: ‘Do we serve the economy or does the economy serve us?’. The Quaker Conversations began in June 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic where FWCC wanted … Read more

Quaker Conversation, Session 8.

Quaker Conversation, Session 8: How do we seize the moment to protect God’s creation and life on earth?   About Session 8: “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.” – … Read more

Quaker Conversation, Session 7: Social Revolution & Adaptive Community; Parallels between Apartheid & a Pandemic Mentality

Quaker Conversations Series, Session 7, with Nozizwe and Jeremy Madlala-Routledge from Southern Africa Yearly Meeting Saturday 30th January, 2021 This event is in partnership with FWCC Africa Section. The year 2020 will go down in history not only as the year of one of the most devastating pandemics the world has seen, where close to … Read more

Quaker Conversation #6: What is mine to do? Quaker journeys in AWPS (the Asia West Pacific Section). About the Quaker Conversation Webinar Series In its role of providing connective tissue, FWCC is offering a series of 6 Quaker Conversation sessions to any Friends who want to listen and learn and contribute to concerns important to … Read more

Faiths Unite: Visions for Transformative Climate Action

A 3-part interactive online series organised by the Interfaith Liaison Committee to the UNFCCC Every Tuesday, October 27th, November 10th An Interfaith Online Event Series Worldwide, Covid-19 has disrupted every agenda for 2020. So it is for the interfaith dialogue on climate change also: just six months ago the International Liaison Committee and other faith … Read more

On behalf of Quakers around the world, FWCC signed a letter along with 858 signatures to appeal to the Human Rights Council to recognize, without delay, the right to a ”safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment” for all.

On behalf of Quakers around the world, FWCC signed a letter along with 858 signatures to appeal to the Human Rights Council to recognize, without delay, the right to a ”safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment” for all. The 45th session of the Human Rights Council began on 14 September and lasts until 7 October 2020. The Human … Read more

The Time is Now: Re-commit to Peace

A shared statement by peacebuilding organizations International Day of Peace, 21 September 2020 Monday 21st of September marks International Day of Peace in 2020. This year, FWCC, along with QUNO, along with over 170 peacebuilding organizations have signed a shared statement which calls on governments to continue to take the following steps:   Mainstream peace in the response … Read more