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

Could you be the next Programme Assistant in QUNO, NY?

The Quaker United Nations Office in New York is looking for two new Programme Assistants for 2021 – 2022. Applications are open until 29 January 2021. Please learn about the position and how to apply at https://quno.org/programme-assistants or view the full application here.   Additional Information: Programme Assistants receive a modest salary to help cover accommodation, food, … 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

Varying Quaker Ways of Worship

Friends worldwide come together to worship, but the means of expressing and celebrating our love of God varies between Quaker communities, countries, and traditions.  At FWCC we work to connect Friends across the branches, which means we hope to deepen our understanding of our differences. In the short video series below, Gretchen Castle, General Secretary of FWCC, was joined by Friends from the four FWCC sections (Europe and Middle East Section, Section of … Read more