Friends Service Council

Friends Service Council

(FSC), standing committee est. 1927 by the Religious Society of Friends that was responsible for the overseas work of Quakers from Great Britain and Ireland. Devoted to Quaker principles of peace and reconciliation, the organization was involved in missionary and relief work and in international service. The FSC shared the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize with the American Friends Service CommitteeAmerican Friends Service Committee
(AFSC), organization est. 1917 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) that provides social services and information to the public in an attempt to promote international peace and reconciliation.
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. It was superseded by Quaker Peace and Social Witness in 1978.
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In 1947, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to the American Friends Service Committee and the British Friends Service Council (now known as Quaker Peace and Service).
Although we began this project in November, the targeted completion date was 10 December, the day the Friends Service Council had received the prize in 1947.
In 1947 the Nobel peace prize was awarded jointly to the (British) Friends Service Council and the American Friends Service Committee.

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