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Looking deeper within: Renewing the EU Internal Security Strategy NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The European Union’s Internal Security Strategy outlines how the EU seeks to address transnational crime and security challenges, which include terrorism and organised crime. The Strategy was agreed by the European Council (heads of government...
Maintaining a Quaker voice in a “growth and jobs” narrative NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 1 Month, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The European Commission is currently running a consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy for economic growth and job creation, and QCEA published its answers last Wednesday (15th October). QCEA focussed on the environmental and climate targets within...
Maintaining a Quaker voice in a “growth and jobs” narrative NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 1 Month, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The European Commission is currently running a consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy for economic growth and job creation, and QCEA published its answers last Wednesday (15th October). QCEA focussed on the environmental and climate targets within...
New Plans to Increase EU Military Research Funding NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Plans to increase military research funding were on the agenda when the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Security and Defence met in Brussels on Monday (13 October 2014). This committee is made up of thirty MEPs who meet to scrutinise the...
New Plans to Increase EU Military Research Funding NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Plans to increase military research funding were on the agenda when the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Security and Defence met in Brussels on Monday (13 October 2014). This committee is made up of thirty MEPs who meet to scrutinise the...
New Commission under the spotlight NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 2 Months, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The new European Parliament was elected in May, but the formation of the new Commission – the EU’s civil service and where legislation originates – is still going on. And, in case you are wondering, there is still time to...
New Commission under the spotlight NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 2 Months, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The new European Parliament was elected in May, but the formation of the new Commission – the EU’s civil service and where legislation originates – is still going on. And, in case you are wondering, there is still time to...
Euro Top NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Update 30 August: The European Council meeting has ended with the announcement that Poland’s Donald Tusk has been named the President of the European Council and Italy’s Frederica Mogherini as the new EU High Representative of Foreign Aff...
Euro Top NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Update 30 August: The European Council meeting has ended with the announcement that Poland’s Donald Tusk has been named the President of the European Council and Italy’s Frederica Mogherini as the new EU High Representative of Foreign Aff...
Trading for injustice NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The EU is working on developing free trade agreements with many countries of the world, from Canada possibly to China. QCEA (and others) have written about our concerns regarding special tribunals to protect investors whose profit expectations are un...
Trading for injustice NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The EU is working on developing free trade agreements with many countries of the world, from Canada possibly to China. QCEA (and others) have written about our concerns regarding special tribunals to protect investors whose profit expectations are un...
Liberating People instead of Trade NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago
They tell us that the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada has been finalised – but not what the text is. In fact, if you search on the European Commission website for CETA, you...
Liberating People instead of Trade NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago
They tell us that the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada has been finalised – but not what the text is. In fact, if you search on the European Commission website for CETA, you...
Britain may Sell its Shares in Peace NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Despite having been a pioneering signatory to the European Convention on Human Rights in 1950, the UK is considering withdrawing and damaging the entire basis of the Rule of Law on the European continent.
Britain may Sell its Shares in Peace NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Despite having been a pioneering signatory to the European Convention on Human Rights in 1950, the UK is considering withdrawing and damaging the entire basis of the Rule of Law on the European continent.
Election Talk: Discussing the EU and TTIP with Friends NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Between the 22nd and the 25th May 2014, European Union (EU) citizens voted for their representatives in the European Parliament. As the elections loomed and with a low turnout expected, we at QCEA thought it would be a good time to talk...
Election Talk: Discussing the EU and TTIP with Friends NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Between the 22nd and the 25th May 2014, European Union (EU) citizens voted for their representatives in the European Parliament. As the elections loomed and with a low turnout expected, we at QCEA thought it would be a good time to talk...
EU Militarism: It’s Time to Scrutinise Old Ideas about Security NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The Quaker Council for European Affairs was recently invited to participate in a meeting with the UN ‘Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order’, Alfred de Zayas. His role was created by the UN...
EU Militarism: It’s Time to Scrutinise Old Ideas about Security NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The Quaker Council for European Affairs was recently invited to participate in a meeting with the UN ‘Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order’, Alfred de Zayas. His role was created by the UN...
A Culture of Peace — The Council of Europe has a Part to Play NEW
Quaker Council for European Affairs 5 Months, 22 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
In May 2014 Macedonia experienced street violence in its capital, Skopje. The violence continued for only two days and did not spread to other parts of the country. Like many European cities, Skopje is home to communities with a variety...