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- 13 February 2013
EHF, the International Humanist and Ethical Union, the UK Pink Triangle Trust and the National Secular Society comment on Pope's resignation. “EHF welcomes a brave decision of the ex-pontifex” Let’s be fair, Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation announcement proves the courage of a man who has become aware of its limitations.
- 5 February 2013
European lobbying is also about values. The ongoing negotiations on “Horizon 2020”, the new framework programme for research in Europe for 2014-2020 are a good example.
- 31 January 2013
The EHF warmly welcomes this improvement and congratulates its member Sidmennt for its great work ! On January 30 2013, the Icelandic Parliament (Althing) passed a law which gives secular life stance organizations the right to apply for equal legal status with religions. The new law amends the current law about registered religious organizations.
- 25 January 2013
On 18 October 2011, the European Humanist Federation (EHF) submitted a complaint to the European Ombudsman arguing that the European Commission was refusing to comply with the Article 17:3 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (...)
- 23 January 2013
On 22 January, the EHF joined several LGBT and human rights associations in front of the Russian Embassy in Brussels to denounce the new Russian bill outlawing “homosexual propaganda” and show their support to the Russian LGBT community.
- ECHR and “Christian persecution” cases : freedom of religion cannot undermine the rights and freedoms of others15 January 2013
The EHF welcomes the European Court of Human Rights’s judgement about supposed “Christian discrimination” and joins its member organisations BHA’s and NSS’ analysis about it (...)
- 14 January 2013
“Liberté, égalité, homoparentalité Ah, la France des Lumières ne finira jamais de nous surprendre. Vu d’outre-Quiévrain (ou faut-il désormais parler « d’outre Néchin » ?), le débat qui agite votre landerneau à propos de ce que vous appelez pudiquement le « mariage pour tous » nous laisse pantois.
- 8 January 2013
The Bill to give legal status to Humanist weddings passed all stages in the Dáil on Thursday, December 20th 2012. Having already passed all stages in the Seanad, it is now set to be signed into law by the President.
- 7 December 2012
This public hearing was organised on 15 November 2012 at the European Parliament. It was part of EHF campaign "Keep Dogma Out of Research" aimed at removing religious restrictions from EU policy on research. It gathered Eu decision makers, scientists and lawyers around 100 participants.
- 30 November 2012
On 27 Nov. 2012, EHF President Pierre Galand took part to the annual meeting between the three presidents of the European Union (Commission, Council and Parliament) and leading non-confessional organisations in Europe.