All EHF news
- 19 September 2017
During the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the EHF denounced the persistent human rights violations arising from the denial of sexual and reproductive rights for women and transgender people in Europe and worldwide.
- 14 September 2017
The EHF addressed the 57 participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation and urged them to protect protect non-believers, atheists and free-thinkers.
- 30 August 2017
EHF President and Director met Matti Maasikas, Estionian Minister for EU affairs, on 29 August in Tallinn to discuss key European issues.
- 26 July 2017
Today, the EHF co-signed a joint letter on asylum-seekers' transfers from Greece to Germany for family reunification.
- 12 July 2017
On 11 July, the EHF contributed to a meeting on countering extreme violence in Bangladesh, on the invitation of the European Bangladesh Forum. We recalled the importance of secularism as one of the foundation of democracy and called the Bangladesh government to do more to protect human rights and its people.
- 26 June 2017
EHF president Giulio Ercolessi took part on Friday in the Italian Chamber of Deputies in a conference called to mark the tenth anniversary of the law granting humanitarian protection to LGBT asylum seekers in Italy.
- 20 June 2017
On 20th June, the European Humanist Federation, together with the International Humanist and Ethical Union, urged UN member states to better protect freedom of religion or belief including non-believers’ rights worldwide as a way to foster mutual understanding.
- 19 June 2017
On 19th June, the European Humanist Federation called on UN member states and especially European Member states to comply with their human rights obligations and to secure women’s sexual and reproductive rights in law and practice.
- Humanists meet with European Commission for frank and constructive dialogue over the future of Europe17 June 2017
On 19 June 2017, EHF representatives took part in the annual high level meeting organized between the European Commission on non-confessional organisations.
- 15 June 2017
Today, the EHF and the IHEU sent a joint letter to Jan Figel urging him to act for the protection of Bangladeshi human rights defender Sultana Kamal over threats by Islamist hardline group Hefazat-e-Islam