Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)

Comité consultatif mondial des Amis (CCMA)
Comité Mundial de la Consulta de los Amigos (CMCA)
Beratendes Weltkomitee der Freunde (BWF)

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8 Sep 1937, Swarthmore PA (USA), at Quaker World Conference. Basic principles and key functions parallel the mandate given to early Quakers by George Fox. Previously also referred to in English and French as Friends World Committee -- Comité mondial des Amis, and in French and Spanish as Comité consultatif mondial de la société des Amis -- Comité Consultivo Mundial de la Sociedad de los Amigos.


Answering God's call to universal love, bring Friends of varying traditions and cultural experiences together in worship, communications and consultation, to express common heritage and the Quaker message to the world.

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Events/meetings; networking/liaising; knowledge management/information dissemination. International group of Friends attends in an observer capacity at United Nations General Assembly. Quaker programmes and initiatives include:

 • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC); Church and Peace; Europe and Middle East Young Friends (EMEYF); Evangelical Friends Church, International (EFCI); Friends Peace Center (CAP); Friends United Meeting (FUM); Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA); Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW); Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO); Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR); Wider Quaker Fellowship (WQF).


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (General); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (General Category); World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (Permanent Observer Status); United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 77 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **



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1. Jun 2018
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