security

  • December 12, 2017

    Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury and Chair of Christian Aid has issued a message for Christmas: "Share your food with the hungry and your light will shine."

  • December 9, 2017

    The Mexican Senate should reject legislation that would enshrine the role of the Mexican armed forces in law enforcement activities, Human Rights Watch has said.

  • December 4, 2017

    The controversial Conflict, Stability and Security Fund should be shut down, according to Global Justice Now, which has released a new report on the fund.

  • November 2, 2017

    Child Poverty Action Group survey finds working parents want job security, decent pay and good promotion prospects but too often these elude them.

  • 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.

  • July 11, 2017

    In the wake of official announcement of Mosul’s liberation from the so-called ‘Islamic State’ group, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has called for a commitment to restoring the social and religious diversity of the city and region.

  • June 6, 2017

    After the London Bridge attack, Theresa May said, “there is to be frank, far too much tolerance of extremism in our country.

  • April 19, 2017

    Briefing the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday emphasised the importance of unity in the 15-member body to effectively address human rights violations as well as to prevent mass atrocities.

  • December 2, 2016

    More than 200 civil society groups from around the world have urged the UN General Assembly to take action regarding the war in Syria.

  • September 22, 2016

    The Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) will hold a conference in Darlington on 24 September 2016.  Entitled Changing the narrative for peace - critical role of the media, the conference will explore themes of changing the narrative round peace, security and conflict, using both existing and new media.