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Listening behind the noise: Quaker United Nations Office and the international climate change negotiations

By |2020-03-17T15:13:33+00:00March 17th, 2020|Climate Change and Sustainability, Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories|

In 2011, QUNO began attending negotiation sessions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This included talking with civil society and diplomatic communities to explore what role, if any, it could serve in supporting the process. Encouraged on various levels—including by a diplomat calling for Quaker support, having witnessed earlier QUNO work—it [...]

Would you like to work for FWCC?

By |2020-03-17T15:05:27+00:00March 17th, 2020|Quakers in the News, Upcoming Events|

Gretchen Castle is laying down her role FWCC General Secretary after 8 years of service. Read Gretchen’s letter where she reflects on the last 8 years.   General Secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)   Connecting Friends Around the World – The Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) has opened a global search for [...]

Would you like to work for the Asia West Pacific Section(AWPS) of FWCC?

By |2020-05-28T15:28:44+00:00March 16th, 2020|Epistles and Reports, Quakers in the News, Upcoming Events|

Expressions of interest are invited from members of the Religious Society of Friends for the position of Secretary to the Asia-West Pacific Section (AWPS) of the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). The Secretary carries forward the work of the Section, in consultation with the Section Committee. The role involves maintaining a small office, attending [...]

Corona Virus Threat in the Philippines

By |2020-02-17T16:24:18+00:00February 17th, 2020|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories|

Compiled by Boni Quirog from the Bohol Quaker worship group, with reports from CNN Philippines. 7 February 2020 – As of this writing, there are already 215 persons being watched within the Philippines for being suspected of Corona Virus infection; 7 of these are in Bohol. But wait, being a PUI (person under investigation) does [...]

Part II: Sustaining Friendly Connections

By |2019-11-04T09:55:55+00:00November 4th, 2019|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Uncategorized|

Part 1 – making Friendly Connections was published in the April2019 Newsletter When Friends in the Asia-West Pacific Section spend time together – in person and online – how do we maintain and strengthen those friendships? 1. We organise and attend events that support and encourage each other: When I was asked to write about [...]

AUSTRALIA QUAKER PEACE AND LEGISLATION COMMITTEE ACTION ALERT: CLIMATE EMERGENCY – PACIFIC VOICES

By |2019-09-26T15:49:41+00:00September 26th, 2019|Climate Change and Sustainability|

As Quakers we seek a world without war. We seek a sustainable and just community. We have a vision of an Australia that upholds human rights and builds peace internationally, with particular focus on our region. In our approach to government we will promote the importance of dialogue, of listening and of seeking that of [...]

September E News

By |2019-09-26T10:25:30+00:00September 26th, 2019|Climate Change and Sustainability, Newsletters - Recent, Upcoming Events|

World Quaker Day 2019 – Sunday October 6 SUSTAINABILITY: PLANTING SEEDS OF RENEWAL FOR THE WORLD WE LOVE Sustainability – Planting Seeds of Renewal for the World we love. サステナビリティ:我々の愛するこの世界に再生の種を植えよう Paglungtad: pagtisuk sa binhi sa kabag-ohan alang sa gihigugma tang kalibutan वैश्विक स्थायित्व: जिस विश्व से हम प्रेम करते हैं, उसके नवजीवन के बीज बोना [...]

Text of August E News

By |2019-08-17T16:19:23+00:00August 17th, 2019|Newsletters - Recent|

Text of E News August 2019 This is the Central Executive Committee of FWCC at Camp NeeKauNees, a Quaker camp under the care of Canadian Yearly Meeting near Waubaushene, Ontario. CEC Meeting The Central Executive Committee of Friends World Committee for consultation meets face to face once a year.  Read my report on this meeting [...]

2019 Quaker lectures

By |2019-08-13T19:18:08+00:00August 13th, 2019|Educational Materials|

Aotearoa/New Zealand Quaker Lecture 2019 - CRIME and PUNISHMENT - Terry Waite Terry Waite, British humanitarian and former hostage for nearly five years, talks about prison reform and rehabilitation. As a member of the Archbishop of Canterbury's private staff he was successful in aiding the freedom of hostages in Lebanon, Iran and Libya. It was while [...]