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Quakers and COP26
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The Conference of the Parties (COP26) United Nations Climate Change Summit planned for November 2020 in Glasgow has now been postponed until November 2021.  More details of the roles that Glasgow Q

COP26 in Glasgow
Quakers and COP26
Monday, 10 February 2020

In November 2021, the United Kingdom will host the Conference of the Parties (COP26) United Nations Climate Change Summit in Glasgow.

Who owns Scotland's land
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Over 700 people attended  the

Testimonies
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Nuala Watt is a Member of Glasgow Meeting.

Alastair Cameron delivering Time for Reflection
Time for reflection at the Scottish Parliament
Wednesday, 2 October 2019

On Tuesday 1 October, Alastair Cameron, clerk of South East Scotland Area Meeting, led the Scottish Parliament in "Time for Reflection".

Central Edinburgh Quakers open letter to MSPs on Climate change
Friday, 27 September 2019

Central Edinburgh Quakers are asking MSPs to take urgent action on climate change.

Quakers at the Edinburgh Fringe
Thursday, 1 August 2019

For the 31st year, Quakers will turn the Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House in Victoria Terrace into Fringe Venue 40, offering shows, workshops and a café, and raising money for charity.

Villagers scour rubble for belongings scattered during the bombing of Hajar Aukaish - Yemen - in April 2015
Quakers challenge using public money to support arms manufacturers
Thursday, 6 June 2019

Quakers challenge the practice of using public money to support arms manufacturers, even if that money is targeted at secondary areas such as training and development.

Parachutes and rainsticks: young children learn listening skills through play. Photo credit:Jane Hobson
Quakers welcome Equal Protection from Assault bill
Thursday, 14 March 2019

Quakers in Scotland are welcoming a change in the law to move Scotland to become a more non-violent nation.

Dundee Quaker Meeting House
Dundee Quakers plan to return "home"
Monday, 7 January 2019

Exciting news from Dundee Meeting!  As our Meeting House is inaccessible for those with mobility problems and we have had long lease tenants on the ground floor,

Banner saying "Immigrant rights are human rights"
Quakers welcome ambition for human rights in Scotland
Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Quakers in Scotland have produced this briefing for the Scottish Government debate on Human Rights on Thursday 13 December 2018

Opposing War Memorial Design
Quakers ask MSPs to support Conscientious Objectors memorial
Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Quakers in Scotland are asking MSPs to support a proposed Conscientious Objectors memorial in Princes St Gardens, Edinrburgh, which will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 5 Decembe