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Raising Your Voice to the Decision-makers NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 5 Months, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
This is a blog post inspired by the civil conflict in Ukraine. However, it does not examine the causes of the unrest or attempt to lay blame with one side or the other. As people living outside of Ukraine, we...
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – The European Commission Consultation NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Originally posted on rationaldebate:As promised in my previous blog on TTIP, here’s some information about how you can respond to the European Commission consultation on TTIP. European Commission Consultations – what are they for? I could...
The spiritual roots of social change NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
QCEA was recently invited to participate in discussions on the role of religion in public affairs. The discussions were fascinating: depending on the religion from which one views the question, the answers differ to the same question. The question is...
Energy and (In)security NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 6 Months, 1 Hour, 22 Minutes ago
The current crisis in Ukraine, and the response of the European Union (EU), might prompt us to examine some of our long-held assumptions about well-being, the causes of conflict, and the overuse of the resources on which we base our...
The Rule of Law in Times of Crisis NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 6 Months, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
There is a crisis on the fringes of the European Union (EU). Many narratives are circulating about Ukraine. Whichever narrative one accepts, the crisis illustrates the difficult issues which arise when European countries try to cooperate. All is well...
European Parliament Demands EU Drone Projects Assess Their Impact on Human Rights NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 6 Months, 1 Week, 18 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
On 26 February 2014 the European Parliament agreed a landmark resolution on remotely piloted aircraft systems (drones). The resolution called on the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Member States, and the Council of the EU...
An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful and the d...
Targeted action needed to tackle Racism NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Following last month’s blog on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and their resolution on Racism in European Policing, QCEA examines what is needed to reduce racism in policing. In January QCEA attended the Parliamentary Assemb...
Where is the democratic control of EU Drone Policy? NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Research published today by the Transnational Institute and Statewatch has uncovered European Commission subsidies worth 315 million Euro provided to the defence sector to develop Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (Drones). The approval of this...
Where is the democratic control of EU Drone Policy? NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Research published today by the Transnational Institute and Statewatch has uncovered European Commission subsidies worth 315 million Euro provided to the defence sector to develop Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (Drones). The approval of this...
Israel’s Obligations as an Occupying Power NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
This is a guest post by Michel Waelbroeck Emeritus Professor of European Law, Université libre de Bruxelles and Emeritus Member of the Institute of International Law, and Willem Aldershoff, Adviser EU-policy Israel/Palestine in Brussels. Many...
Israel’s Obligations as an Occupying Power NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
This is a guest post by Michel Waelbroeck Emeritus Professor of European Law, Université libre de Bruxelles and Emeritus Member of the Institute of International Law, and Willem Aldershoff, Adviser EU-policy Israel/Palestine in Brussels. Many...
“Paper is patient, but nature isn’t” NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Last Thursday, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), an assembly of national parliamentarians which meets four times a year, debated and agreed two demanding resolutions: on climate change and on energy use. The statements made...
“Paper is patient, but nature isn’t” NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Last Thursday, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), an assembly of national parliamentarians which meets four times a year, debated and agreed two demanding resolutions: on climate change and on energy use. The statements made...
A strategy to combat discrimination NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Minutes ago
The Council of Europe (CoE) is a European institution focussed on promoting and facilitating human rights, democracy and the Rule of Law. It has many more member states  -47- than its cousin the European Union (EU). The CoE in fact...
A strategy to combat discrimination NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Minutes ago
The Council of Europe (CoE) is a European institution focussed on promoting and facilitating human rights, democracy and the Rule of Law. It has many more member states  -47- than its cousin the European Union (EU). The CoE in fact...
Die Diskrepanz zwischen Rhetorik und den realen Gegebenheiten verringern NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 56 Minutes ago
Martina Weitsch, ehemalige Beauftragte des Quäkerrats für Europäische Angelegenheiten (QCEA), analysiert die Bedeutung der neuen Richtlinien der EU hinsichtlich finanzieller Unterstützung israelischer Firmen und Institutionen und...
Reforming the European Arrest Warrant NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 10 Months, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is a system in which one EU Member State can ask another EU Member State to deliver a suspect to face trial, a witness to be questioned, or a person convicted to serve a sentence.
Reforming the European Arrest Warrant NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 10 Months, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is a system in which one EU Member State can ask another EU Member State to deliver a suspect to face trial, a witness to be questioned, or a person convicted to serve a sentence.
Part II: ‘Down the Drain: The Obstruction of European-Funded Water Projects’ – The European Union and the Human Right to Water in the Occupied Palestinian Territory NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Water is an essential resource in the daily life of all humankind. We need water to survive and to thrive. According to the United Nations, access to water is ‘indispensable for living a life of human dignity’. The human right...