There is a Quaker presence at the historic talks being held at the United Nations in New York to create a world free of nuclear weapons. Tim Wallis, peace and disarmament programme manager for Quaker Peace & Social Witness and author of The Truth about Trident, is observing the talks...
Cecile Nyiramana from Rwanda, who was prevented from coming to co-deliver the Swarthmore Lecture at Yearly Meeting last year, has confirmed that she will be attending Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG) at the University of Warwick in the summer.
The Peace Museum in Bradford has announced that from September it will launch a new primary schools programme.
Christian Aid is urging world leaders to provide more support for the 40.3 million people forced to flee their homes within their own countries due to violence and conflict.
Quaker Paul Ingram, executive director of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), is one of the co-authors of a new report that highlights the potential for a cyber-attack on Britain’s nuclear weapons system.
A traditional Quaker clock manufactured in Sibford Ferris in the 1870s has been donated to Sibford School near Banbury in memory of a former scholar.
The remit of the Quaker Committee for Christian and Interfaith Relations (QCCIR) was described as ‘absolutely huge’ by Stephanie Grant, a member of the body, at Meeting for Sufferings held in Friends House on 3 June.
Funding for the Religious Society of Friends remains in a ‘relatively comfortable position’, Meeting for Sufferings heard.
Tim Rouse, trustee and management officer of Young Friends General Meeting (YFGM), presented a report on the activities of young adult Friends in the past year. YFGM’s main activity is running residential weekends three times a year in Meeting houses around the country. The weekends usually involve between sixty...
Meeting for Sufferings, on 3 June, heard of a visit held on 6 May by representatives of Britain Yearly Meeting to Quaker House in Dublin where they met with representatives of Ireland Yearly Meeting. Among those present were the clerk and assistant clerk of Ireland Yearly Meeting, Heather Bewley and Bairbre Nic...