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- 30 October 2012
Tonio Borg has been nominated by Malta to replace former Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection John Dalli after his resignation on 16 October 2012. Despite Tonio Borg’s well-known stands against women’s, LGBT’s and migrants’ rights, President José Manuel Barroso approved his nomination.
- EPPSP Advisory Board: Â« Le financement europÃ©en de la recherche sur les cellules souches doit aussi concerner les cellules souches embryonnaires humaines Â»9 October 2012
C’est avec grand plaisir et intérêt que nous avons pris connaissance de l’attribution du prix Nobel de médecine aux Professeurs Gurdon et Yamanaka pour leur travail sur les cellules souches.
- â€œEU support for stem cells research should include human embryonic stem cellsâ€ says EPPSP Advisory Board9 October 2012
It is with great interest and pleasure that we learned of the award of the 2012 Nobel Prize for medicine to Professors Gurdon and Yamanaka for their pioneering work on stem cell research.
- 5 October 2012
On September 25, EHF past President David Pollock addressed the European Parliament Platform for Secularism in Politics (EPPSP) chaired by Sophie In’t Veld (MEP) on the influence of religious and secular lobbies in the EU. Read David Pollock’s talk
- 4 October 2012
On the 1st of October 2012, the European Humanist Federation (EHF) and its Belgian member organisation, le Centre d’Action Laïque (CAL) attended the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), in Warsaw. HDIM, Europe’s largest annual human rights and democracy conference, ...
- 1 October 2012
The signatories of this petition ask the Council of Human Rights of the UN and the European Commission to promulgate international and European laws for the protection of freedom of thought, conscience and exercise of religion and belief without discrimination and to remove any items outlawing blasphemy in national constitutions and laws.
- 25 September 2012
Message from Raffaele Carcano, Secretary of UAAR -the largest Italian humanist association. 22 September 2012 “Italian ministers, and especially Foreign Affairs ministers, have had us used to disparaging nonbelievers (...).
- 21 September 2012
In the wake of protests and violence in connection with the ‘Innocence of Muslims’ video, a number of political and religious authorities have made fresh calls for an international law against the “defamation of religion”, or “blasphemy”.
- 10 September 2012
15th September 2012 The “Secular Europe Campaign” is an annual effort that sees many diverse groups united in demanding an end to religious privileges and asking that the European Institutions must remain secular.
- 23 July 2012
Letter from the European Humanist Federation (EHF) and the Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) to Mr Antonis Roupakiotis, Greek Minister of Justice,Transparency and Human Rights about the case of three actors charged for blasphemy after taking part in a play in Athens on the 9th of June 2012 (...)