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A Quaker Network for the Prevention of Violent Conflict

From April 1 to 5, 2004, around 50 representatives of international Quaker organizations met in Kakamega, Kenya, for the fifth international consultation of the Quaker Network for the Prevention of Violent Conflict. The origins of this network go back to 2000, when Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW), based in Britain, met to examine alternatives to bombing in the aftermath of the war in Kosovo. Representatives of Quaker organizations at that summit recognized that if they waited until the bombs were falling to seek peaceful alternatives for addressing conflict, it was too late. The work of promoting peaceful methods🔒

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Bridget Moix is a lobbyist for Friends Committee on National Legislation. More information about Quaker Network for the Prevention of Violent Conflict can be found at http://www.quaker.org/peace-network/.


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