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7 July 2017
A treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons was formally adopted today at the United Nations.
Quaker observers hailed the historic treaty as a huge step, saying such weapons of mass destruction should be illegal and unacceptable.
19 June 2017
In the light of recent tragedies, Quakers in Britain again recognise the continuing imperative to listen, to build bridges and to further pursue our common humanity, one with another.
15 June 2017
There are high expectations that historic talks at the United Nations in New York will lead to a world free of nuclear weapons. Tim Wallis, Peace and Disarmament Programme Manager, is observing and reports here his daily highlights.
A decision is expected by Friday lunchtime, EDT (maybe 6pm GMT).
14 June 2017
Quakers in Britain are supporting a judicial review being brought today (Wednesday 14 June) before the UK courts against the government's controversial new guidance banning local councils from making ethical choices in their pensions investments.
9 June 2017
One of the newly elected MPs in the hung parliament will give a keynote address next month at Quakers' Yearly Meeting Gathering.
7 June 2017
This month negotiations on a nuclear test ban treaty resume at the United Nations in New York. The UK government is not attending.