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by | Jun 19, 2017

Transforming Unpeaceful Relationships

16 March 2021. “Building Peace from the ground up” was the theme of our recent Church and Peace Britain and Ireland regional conference on 13 March 2021 co-organised with the Fellowship of Reconciliation UK. Thinking about a world which seems to be overwhelmed by hatred manifesting itself both in physical forms and through hate speech, we felt blessed in having a range of inspiring speakers who shared their experience and wisdom with us in keynote addresses and in workshops.

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Church and Peace comments on recent security policy decisions of the EU

Wethen, 25 Feburary 2021 – On 1 January 2021, a new era of the European Union began with Brexit, but also with the new budget phase of the Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027). In a statement, the Board of Church and Peace has evaluated some of the available arms and security policy decisions taken under the German EU Council Presidency.

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Online Conversation on UK Politics of Division

On 19th April 2021, Church and Peace in Britain and Ireland is hosting an online conversation on „The Politics of Division - is the UK government pursuing a "white nationalist" agenda to split our communities?“ Join us on zoom to discuss this issue! We will hear...

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Interfaith Statement on the TPNW

Wethen, 22 January 2021 Church and Peace joins a wide coalition of faith-based communities around the world in welcoming the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons' entering into force on 22 January 2021 in a joint interfaith statement. The signatories...

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Nuclear Weapons are Banned – a Historic Day

22 January 2021 – The ban is here! Church and Peace members across Europe are celebrating the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) finally entering into force on 22 January 2021. And they are pushing for even more ratifications.

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Online Conference 13 March 2021

Building Peace from the Ground Up Saturday 13th March 2021 online via Zoom In the past years Church and Peace invited members and friends of the Britain and Ireland region to a day conference in Birmingham. In 2021 we will move this event online and warmly invite you...

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Annual Report 2020

Church and Peace looks back on an eventful year. We are grateful for all the support, companionship, and donations which have reached us and been a source of encouragement in this time of need. Here we have summarised some of the highlights in this report.

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Acknowledging Whiteness

On 8 December 2020 the Britain and Ireland Region organised a discussion with the audacious title: How to dismantle white privilege.

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Good bye peace project Europe?

18 November 2020 – The European Union risks fuelling conflict and human rights abuses around the world if it adopts the European Peace Facility (EPF) in its current form, warned Church and Peace together with 40 civil society organisations with expertise on peace, human rights and the protection of civilians.

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Human Rights in Europe

What is the current state of human rights of refugees and marginalised people in Europe? On 30 October 2020, Church and Peace hosted an online conversation marking the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights. Almost 50 participants from 10...

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