The QCEA is committed to peace, justice, and equality in Europe and its institutions and seeks to build support for humane, non-military policies at the EU level, inside and outside its borders. This is based upon the spirit of peaceful cooperation and non-violent conflict resolution. Their two programs focus on peace and human rights.
The organization has previously been involved in advocacy work concering sustaiblity. The QCEA is still committed to planetary and human sustainability, urging the need to reassess the human relationship with Earth, as the resource uses.