July 7, 2022

Joint statement from UN in Geneva

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesFifteenth session, 4–8 July, 2022, Item 9United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesSpeaker: Sashia LeungCoalition for the […]
July 6, 2022

Event video: Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

CFSC helped organize a side event at the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples meeting in Geneva at the beginning of July. […]
May 9, 2022

Note submitted to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Earlier this month CFSC staff Nancy Russell joined other members of civil society in meeting with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. […]
May 2, 2022

Your emotions are fundamental

Our newest blog post for Psychology Today looks at the crucial role that emotions play in conflicts. Read on for some interesting research on what emotions […]
April 20, 2022

Discerning peace and social concerns

Several Quaker Meetings have come to us to express challenges in their work on peace and social concerns. They’ve said, in effect: “We’re exhausted. We see […]
April 14, 2022

Canadians call on NATO to reduce nuclear risks

Canada is collaborating with other countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We now also need collaboration to sharply reduce the greater threat we face from […]
April 8, 2022

Note submitted to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Supplemental Note to the Alternative Report of the Canadian Friends Service Committee (PDF). To the members of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the […]
March 31, 2022

UN Declaration & Sustainable Development Symposium

CFSC has been hard at work with partners to prepare a symposium happening next week. You can join online from anywhere in the world! You’ll have […]
March 30, 2022

Blog post for Psychology Today looks at humour and humilitation

Following a surprise instance of violence at the Oscars when actor Will Smith went on stage to slap host Chris Rock, our newest blog post for […]