Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) is bringing together changemakers of African descent who are working on the issue of water. The African Diaspora Earthcare Coalition, convened by QEW,… Read more “Water: Reconnecting the People of African Descent”
Earthcare Coalition Side Event, 11 July 2018 at the The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission in New York City.
As part of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) convened 10 – 19 July 2017, members of the Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) African Diaspora Earthcare Coalition came together at the International Social Justice Commission UN Office on 12 July for the African Diaspora Earthcare Coalition HLPF Agricultural Land Retention Side Event. The purpose of the side event was to discuss food sovereignty for marginalized populations in the African Diaspora in conjunction with the HLPF, and under the aegis of the UN International Decade for People of African Descent (IDPAD), 2015 – 2024.
QEW has been a non-governmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations since 1999, holding four UN agency accreditations with the mission of bringing a spirit-led Quaker voice to UN deliberations on the environment.