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Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) Sustainability Conference 22 February 2020

By |2020-03-26T16:26:13+00:00March 26th, 2020|Climate Change and Sustainability, Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Recent Events|

How does God call us to act?  An Online Conference with Friends Worldwide The conference was organised and hosted by the FWCC World Office in London and over 300 Friends from all over the world participated by zoom.  A group of Friends from Britain Yearly Meeting facilitated the conference, listened to the spoken ministry and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Offsetting the carbon costs of travel – the why, what and how

By |2018-10-30T10:50:14+00:00September 18th, 2017|Climate Change and Sustainability, Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories|

Contributed by Lainie and David Shorthouse, Canberra, Australia Yearly Meeting As we become more aware of climate change, many Friends want to take action to offset the carbon pollution related to their use of energy when travelling by car or air. We are familiar with the three-point plan for what we consume in our living: [...]

Peru Plenary Gathering

By |2018-10-30T10:50:17+00:00January 27th, 2016|Climate Change and Sustainability, Recent Events|

The FWCC World Plenary Meeting (International Representatives Meeting - IRM) was held in Pisac, Peru, from 19 to 27 January 2016. We joined other Friends from around the world and gathered with Friends from Peru and Bolivia for worship, fellowship, and strengthening our shared sense of living ministry as Quakers. This was a unique opportunity [...]

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