Peace

  • 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.

  • August 5, 2017

    Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."

  • August 5, 2017

    Events have been arranged around the UK to mark the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

  • June 19, 2017

    The Muslim Welfare House has issued a statement following the terrorist attack this mornng.

  • April 25, 2017

    'Faith, Politics and Peace in the Age of President Trump' is a discussion organised by the Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association and Uniting for Peace and will take place on Thursday 27 April 2017

  • 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.

  • January 3, 2017

    On his first day at the helm of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres has pledged to make 2017 a year for peace.

  • December 20, 2016

    As part of an ongoing, multiyear project called 'Walking Together', an international and interreligious group met in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 6-8 December 2016 to explore different facets of the theme 'Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace', which undergirds the World Council of Church’s programmatic focus.