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Created 10/17/2013 - 15:40 Article
updated: 6 years 10 months
Minute on Global Warming (approved August 2000)Baltimore Yearly Meeting website: http://www.bym-rsf.org/
Created 10/17/2013 - 16:00 Article
updated: 6 years 10 months
Minute on the Condition of Human Population and the Earth (approved August 2, 1997)Illinois Yearly Meeting website: http://www.ilym.org/
Created 03/18/2013 - 09:59 Article
updated: 6 years 10 months
QEW IS A CO-SPONSOR, with the Earthcare Working Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, of a project on Friends Testimonies and Economics (FTE), which seeks to engage Friends with: Learning more abou
Created 09/21/2013 - 15:47 Article
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I was there in 2001 when Indigenous representatives at the UN first heard that the UN would host and support an annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII).
Created 07/25/2013 - 20:11 Article
updated: 6 years 10 months
Statement to the Post 2015 ConsultationsSubmitted by Quaker Earthcare Witness, July 10 2013For more information about QEW please contact Anne Mitchell, General Secretary.
Created 09/21/2013 - 15:12 Article
updated: 6 years 10 months
dear friends,
Created 07/25/2013 - 20:05 Article
updated: 6 years 11 months
I have never seen the like, not at the UN! The countries are taking seriously the threats human activity has brought to Earth’s ability to host us and other species. They get it!
Created 08/01/2013 - 09:09 Article
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On March 1 of this year the U.S.
Created 05/20/2013 - 14:26 Article
updated: 7 years 1 month
Circles of Discernment and Leadings and Concern Groups give Friends the opportunity to deepen and shareQuaker Institute for the Future (QIF), as a way to facilitate Spiri
Created 06/11/2013 - 12:45 Article
updated: 7 years 2 months
I am working on the idea that sometimes really small nudges that we might not identify when they happen could actually be Leadings. Last week I let myself be nudged.
Created 06/11/2013 - 12:19 Article
updated: 7 years 2 months
Last year, a call to faith communities went out from two very different organizations:  the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and the World Council of Churches.  Indigenous and r
Created 05/06/2010 - 07:11 Article
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QEW BECAME ACTIVE at the international public policy arena during planning for the 1992 UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
Created 06/06/2013 - 21:22 Article
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In the days of European exploration and colonization, governments relied on what we now call the Doctrine of Discovery to extinguish all rights of indigenous peoples.
Created 05/22/2013 - 10:15 Article
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Statement to the High Level Segment of ECOSOC on Science, Technology and Innovation and the Potential of Culture for Promoting Sustainable Development and Achieving the Millennium Development Goal
Created 05/20/2013 - 16:03 Article
updated: 7 years 2 months
Dear Friends,
Created 03/29/2013 - 10:24 Article
updated: 7 years 2 months
About every 10 years, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) revises its full Policy Statement.
Created 05/20/2013 - 16:02 Article
updated: 7 years 2 months
QEW Friends are invited to visit our Earthcare Center at Friends General Conference this summer, July 1-5, 2013.
Created 02/12/2013 - 13:31 Article
updated: 7 years 4 months
I’ve been going to the United Nations for 12 years now, witnessing how the nations of the world deal with human impact on our planet’s health.
Created 03/20/2013 - 21:39 Story
updated: 7 years 4 months
Canada Yearly Meeting in session in August 2012 directed Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) to write to the Canadian federal government to find out about current gover
Created 03/18/2013 - 13:52 Article
updated: 7 years 4 months
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) came out of the UN Millennium Summit in 2000. There are eight goals (see sidebar, right), intended to improve social and economic conditions in the poorest c

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