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Greetings from new General Secretary

Dear Friends, Thank you for entrusting me with the role of FWCC General Secretary, beginning this week. The prospect of working for the global community…

Statement on the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Friends World Committee for Consultation joins our Friends in Southern Africa in mourning and celebrating the life and witness of Desmond Mphilo Tutu. We share…

Epistle from the Heads of Quaker Agencies meeting held in London, 6-8 December 2021

The heads of seven international Quaker organisations met over three days from 6-8 December 2021. They shared ideas on Quaker concerns over climate justice, peacebuilding…

Faith leaders call for urgent action at COP26

On Friday 12 November 2021 FWCC signed the following statement by faith leaders calling for urgent action at COP26 Time is running out. As the…

Quaker Conversations – Series 1 review

Quaker Conversations Series 1: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic which hit the world at the end of 2019, the FWCC World Office set to…

Faith and Science

FWCC joins appeal from faith leaders and scientists in the run up to COP26 Faith leaders have been gathering online in the run up to…

Launching Quaker Conversations, Series 2!

Based on the first series of Quaker Conversations from June 2019 – July 2020, FWCC have decided to run another series from October 2021.  In…

QUNO, New York, appoints next director!

The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), New York have shared the news that Sarah Clarke will be their next Director. From November 1st 2021 Sarah…

New pastures for our outgoing General Secretary

New pastures for our outgoing General Secretary as Gretchen Castle has been named dean of Earlham School of Religion In early 2020 we shared the…

Introducing FWCC’s next General Secretary!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the new General Secretary of FWCC will be Tim Gee of Britain Yearly Meeting. “Tim brings…