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5 January 2018
An international gathering of Nobel Peace Prize winners and peace activists met in Friends House this week to face a challenge: how to get nuclear states on side with the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.
14 December 2017
In a week when the Nobel Peace Prize has been presented to ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons, leaders from all faiths across the UK are calling on the government to affirm the new UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
11 December 2017
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Friends Service Council and American Friends Service Committee, representing British and Americans Quakers.
10 December 2017
Amid great constitutional change and uncertainty and on UN Human Rights Day, Quakers in Britain are joining more than 140 civil society groups in an open letter to the prime minister. They are seeking commitment to “stand firm on universal human rights standards as the foundation of a forward-looking UK".
8 December 2017
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize will be presented this weekend to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. ICAN is a coalition that includes Quaker Peace & Social Witness.