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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.
8 June 2017
Quakers in Britain have signed up to a joint interfaith letter, deploring the United States president's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
31 May 2017
Quakers in Britain have announced a packed programme of events to mark Refugee Week (19–25 June), exploring the role of culture in shaping attitudes to newcomers.