Upcoming Events 2024

Britain Yearly Meeting 2024

QCOP Special Interest Meeting at BYM: 3pm Saturday 6th July 2024

The Relationship between Development and Population in Africa 

Digby Swift, a Friend from Balby, Doncaster Quaker Meeting, will share his experience of the interaction between rapid population growth and international development over the last half century. Digby worked in East Africa for 12 years, was UK Department for International Development Senior Education Adviser for Africa and the Middle East for 20 years, and undertook research on population growth and education as a Visiting Professor at Hiroshima University. He is currently undertaking international development consultancies globally, most recently in Ethiopia and Palestine. Digby will speak and encourage discussion on both the negative impact of rapid population growth on development, and the positive impact of international development on enabling and empowering women to limit their family size as a key component of poverty reduction. This meeting will be on Zoom. Please note that to participate you will need to be registered for BYM, see https://www.quaker.org.uk/ym

QCOP will be present in person at the BYM Groups Fair: 12:45 – 2:15 on 27th July.


The AGM will be held on line 7:30 pm on Wednesday June 5th, to be followed by a group activity.