QEW’s Work at the United Nations

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Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) has been a non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations since 1999, holding four UN agency accreditations. They are:

UN Working Group 2017 Goals:

UN Working Group 2017 Objectives:

UNWG Support Activities:

Local member networking which supports UNWG work and remote member research and/or writing to support: UNWG – Advice and Queries, Statements, Publications On-site UN forum, and side/parallel event activity UN forum attendance, observation, and reporting, UN on-site networking, UN event organizing and follow up actions.

QEW members have attended the following:

United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conferences of Parties (COP) in past years: 

  • COP 15, December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • COP 16, November/ December 2010 Cancun, Mexico
  • COP 17, November/December 2011 Durban, South Africa
  • COP 21, December 2015, Paris, France
  • COP 22, November, 2016, Marrakesh Morocco