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10 December 2021
As the UK takes part in President Biden's Summit for Democracy on 9–10 December, Quakers in Britain have joined over 150 groups in writing an open letter to the Prime Minister, challenging him to secure our Human Rights Act and safeguard human rights and democratic accountability here at home.
9 December 2021
The heads of seven international Quaker organisations met over three days this week. They shared ideas on Quaker concerns over climate justice, peacebuilding and dismantling institutional oppression.
8 December 2021
Quakers in Britain and the Quaker Gender and Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC) have expressed strong support for a ban on so-called conversion therapy. They shared their views in a joint response to a government consultation on the issue.
2 December 2021
Next week the Heads of Quaker Agencies will be gathering, partly in London and partly online at the invitation of Quakers in Britain. We hope to build connections, explore deeper collaborations, and strengthen Quaker work around the world as a single, shared endeavour. This will help us work faithfully together to build a world in which Quaker values can flourish.
23 November 2021
The hospitality team at the London offices of Quakers in Britain have won an award for the COVID-safe service they delivered over the last year. At the London Venue and Catering Awards 2021, the team topped the category for 'Best Client Support During COVID-19'.
15 November 2021
As COP26 concluded, Quakers in Britain made this statement.
“COP26 has delivered tiny steps forward when giant leaps are needed.
“This is particularly unjust for people in the Global South who are feeling the first and worst impacts of the climate crisis, despite being least responsible for causing it.