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21 January 2021
From Friday 22 January nuclear weapons are banned under international law. Quakers are joining an array of statements, witness and worship, to welcome this historic milestone.
17 December 2020
Shortly ahead of International Migrants Day, working together, Quakers in Britain, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee for National Legislation, Quaker Council for European Affairs and Quaker United Nations Office have developed a statement on migration drawing on Quaker foundations and work with migrants and on migration.
10 December 2020
Book the dates now: Yearly Meeting in Session 2021 will be held, largely, between 31 July and 8 August. This will be an online event for hundreds of Quakers to gather in stillness to listen to stories of experience and to the promptings of love and truth.
3 December 2020
In the tumultuous final days before World War II, Quakers were among many who rescued almost 10,000 children from German-controlled Europe. Quakers' pivotal role was acknowledged this week when the Kindertransport was commemorated.
15 November 2020
More than a thousand Quakers successfully held their first Yearly Meeting online today, prevented from meeting face-to-face by the COVID-19 pandemic. Not since 1668 has anything – not even world wars – prevented Yearly Meeting, a time for Quakers to gather in stillness to listen to the promptings of love and truth.
12 November 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined more than 70 other organisations in the COP26 Coalition to launch “a year of climate mobilisation from the ground up".