Peace: What we have done

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Party Manifesto Comparison
Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Our Parliamentary Engagement Officer, Andrew Tomlinson has compiled a document  for Quakers in Scotland.

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Party manifesto comparison
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
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Scottish Parliament Elections 2021
Monday, 15 February 2021

The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has produced a guide to holding a hustings or Question Time Event

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The UN Nuclear Ban Treaty 22nd January
Thursday, 21 January 2021

From Friday 22 January nuclear weapons are banned under international law. Quakers are joining an array of statements, witness and worship, to welcome this historic milestone.

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Submission to Scottish Government on incorporation of UNCRC in law
Friday, 16 October 2020
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Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Quakers in Scotland make a submission to the consultation on the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

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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.

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Scottish Parliament recognises child rights and welfare concerns around armed forces activities in schools
Monday, 4 June 2018

Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch welcome the recommendations made in a report from the Scottish Parliament about armed forces activities in schools.

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Petition opens dialogue on armed forces visits to schools
Saturday, 24 September 2016

A  joint Quaker/ForcesWatch petition on the military  presence in Scottish schools, which was signed by over

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Petition questions military visits in Scottish schools
Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch are presenting a petition

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What can Quakers do about militarism?
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

What can Quakers do about Militarism: a workshops across the UK in May to explore how Friends can increase public awareness, debate and scrutiny of militarisation in society.

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Petition on Military Visits to Scotland’s Schools
Thursday, 18 February 2016

The Scottish Government is being urged to investigate the way the armed forces operate in secondary schools and strike a “new deal” for children.