peacebuilding

Building peace, from local to global

Report of NFPB’s meeting in Darlington on 14th October

The remit of NFPB is to promote ‘peace in all its height and breadth’. The range of issues addressed at our most recent meeting in Darlington shows the continuing relevance of this brief.

The Spiral of Violence: ISIS and the Uk

Thursday, February 22, 2018

with Moazzam Begg 7-9pm Talking of Peace Friargate Meeting House York [email protected] http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/news.html

Does Prison Work

Thursday, January 25, 2018

with Tom Newell 7-9pm Talking of Peace Friargate Meeting House [email protected] http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/news.html

Protest and Community

Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Right to Protest v. the rights of a community with Ian Conlan, Bishop Cray and Supt Adam Thompson 7-9pm Friargage Meeting House, York [email protected] http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/news.html

Talking Peace Postively

This was the title of a workshop we facilitated at Colwyn Bay Meeting House at the beginning of Quaker Week, on 1st October. The workshop was attended by local Friends and Attenders, as well as participants from peace and Amnesty groups. Looking at current peace challenges and concerns, the group was encouraged to explore differences in our understanding and in our responses, and to identify some of the root causes of violent conflict.

Edinburgh World Justice Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Monday, October 16, 2017

Theme of two weeks of events “Creating Hope Through People Power” Full programme of events – many with a peace focus – and information – http://www.ewjf.org.uk/

Manchester & Warrington Quakers withness & worship during Conservative Party Conference

Monday, October 2, 2017 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017

“In this fractured world, how can we respond? What does love require of us?” (BYM Epistle 2017)
• 1–2pm Daily silent vigil on the Meeting House steps –
• 10am–4pm Daily silent meditation in the Meeting House –
Further information: [email protected] or call 0161 834 5797

Peace History Conference: 1917

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Salford. – a day exploring the effects of the Russian Revolutions on the British labour and peace movement. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/peace-history-conference-1917-tickets-357...

Creating a better world: Some lessons for the next 25 years

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR)‘s 25th anniversary conference – London – http://www.sgr.org.uk/events/creating-better-world . –
With the world facing heightened risks – the conference will draw upon some of the latest research to look at what could be achieved in the not-so-distant future.

The Life and Work of abolitionist Benjamin Lay

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Event taking part at Airton Quaker Meeting House, part of the Abolishing Slavery – Then and Now series of talks, performancres and discussions

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