All EHF news
- 11 June 2011
Our first meeting, on the morning of Friday 6 May, had a long agenda, including many contributions from member organisations. We met in an upstairs room of the ancient Palazzo Ducale, overlooking a large piazza.
- 6 May 2011
This year our meetings were hosted by our Italian member organisation, the Unione degli Atei e degli Agnostici Razionalisti, and were held in Genova, Italy.
- 18 March 2011
A case before the European Court of Human Rights that could have marked a milestone for secularism in Europe reached a sad end in March 2011 when an appeal by Italy to the Grand Chamber of the Court succeeded in reversing the Court’s original judgement in November 2009 (...)
- 20 February 2011
The Committee on Culture, Science and Education of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is undertaking a study on “The Religious Dimension of Intercultural Dialogue”.
- 11 January 2011
German summary below On 11 January 2011 the EHF met the Belgian President of the Council. This was the first time the EHF had been accorded a meeting with the Council presidency, although meetings with the two bodies of European bishops
- 25 October 2010
On October 15 2010 President Barroso called the first top-level meeting under “Article 17″ between representatives of so-called “philosophical and non-confessional organisations” and the EU presidents
- 17 October 2010
“Blair equates secularists with religious extremists” The EHF has written to each of the 27 EU Heads of Government asking them to oppose the candidacy of Tony Blair as permanent president of the EU Council of Ministers under the Lisbon Treaty because of his prejudice against non-religious beliefs and secularists.
- 29 May 2010
This year our meetings were held in Stockholm, Sweden. We started with a well attended open meeting in the morning of Friday May 28. Our General Assembly followed in the afternoon.
- 7 May 2010
EHF President David Pollock took part in an international conference on Religious Freedom in Democratic Societies in Cordoba on 3-4 May 2010.
- 24 April 2010
The newly formed Humanist Union of Greece has filed a complaint against the the Bishop of Kalavryta and Aegialia Amvrosios and against the Greek State