AFSC
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

All Updates

238 entries found
23 Jul 2018 description

Quaker group releases study on election violence

Groundbreaking study and event connect international practitioners

Nairobi, Kenya: Today the American Friends Service Committee released a study on the causes of electoral violence around the world and best practices for prevention. Prevention of election violence is a major focus of AFSC’s work in the African continent, but increasingly a concern in the United States and other democratic countries across the globe.

25 Jan 2018 description

Washington, D.C. – Today, the leaders of 21 leading organizations involved in international humanitarian response sent a letter to the Trump Administration objecting “in the strongest terms” to the U.S. decision to withhold $65 million in planned U.S. contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

09 Dec 2016 description

December 9, 2016- In marking International Human Rights Defenders Day, the undersigned organizations commend the work of all human rights defenders working for justice globally, stand in solidarity with them, and highlight the case of individuals and organizations focused on Palestine. Human rights defenders advocating and working on Palestinian human rights around the world are facing intensifying threats and are increasingly targeted for their work.

22 Sep 2016 description

AFSC strategic priorities in Burundi

Through 2018, AFSC is focusing its work in Burundi in three key areas. Working with people affected by war and violence—particularly women, youth, ex-combatants, returnees, and internally displaced people—AFSC is building the conditions for lasting peace and economic development.

Promoting community livelihood recovery, social cohesion, and trauma healing

Jobs

2 entries found
08 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 27 Aug 2018 American Friends Service Committee

Summary of Principal Responsibilities

To work closely and collaboratively with regional management and central office leadership to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the AFSC’s financial results and associated reports. The Regional Controller actively participates in financial and operational: a) reporting, b) operational research and analysis, and c) grant submissions and post-award reporting and compliance; and d) developing and analyzing capital and operating budgets.

06 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Aug 2018 American Friends Service Committee

Status: Full-Time, Specific Term (through 2021)

Location: Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington DC

Application Deadline: August 22, 2018

For consideration, please attach your cover letter and resume to the online application.

Summary of Principal Responsibilities