Category - Peace

  • October 31, 2017

    Recently a former British Army Colonel posted a picture of a white poppy on Twitter with the mes

  • October 27, 2017

    The WCC has expressed concern that proposed 'Greater Jerusalem' legislation could render a two-state solution impossible. 

  • October 24, 2017

    The general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, on receiving the Prize, said, “Those who claim that Europe must close its borders to preserve its Christian identity do not understand the meaning of Christian faith at all.”

  • October 22, 2017

    President Juan Manuel Santos will be awarded the Chatham House Prize in recognition of his role in securing a peace agreement with the FARC rebel group and bringing an end to the armed conflict in Colombia.

  • October 13, 2017

    The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has condemned President Trump's announcement on the Iran nuclear deal.

  • October 1, 2017

    Veterans For Peace will hold a debate on democracy and dissent in the Armed Forces, on the 370th anniversary of the original Putney Debates, held during the English Civil War. 

  • September 30, 2017

    Thousands of Quakers across Britain are marking the eleventh annual Quaker Week to invite people to discover the faith that shapes their way of life. World Quaker Day is also on Sunday 1 October.

  • September 27, 2017

    The only world that is safe from the use of nuclear weapons is a world that is completely free of them, Secretary-General António Guterres said yesterday as the United Nations marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

  • September 9, 2017

    The guest list for the Defence and Security Equipment International trade fair in London has been described by CAAT as, 'a roll call of despots, dictatorships and human rights abusers'. 

  • September 5, 2017

    Quakers are travelling from across Britain to support a week of nonviolent, prayerful action at the Defence and Security Equipment International arms fair in East London from 5-11 September 2017. There will be meetings for worship and silent, candle-lit vigils, in solidarity with victims of the arms trade.