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- Development and womenâ€™s rights groups welcome European Commissionâ€™s rejection of â€œOne of Usâ€28 May 2014
The 'One of Us' initiative had asked the EU to end the financing of activities which presuppose the destruction of human embryos, in particular in the areas of research, development aid and public health. EHF and civil society organisations welcome the European Commission’s decision announced today to take no further action on “One of Us”.
- 16 May 2014
Two weeks ahead of the European elections (22-25 May), the European Humanist Federation organised its annual General Assembly and conference in Brussels on 9 and 10 May 2014.
- 15 May 2014
Campaign by our member from Luxembourg: "Thinking for yourself is also a choice" (in German and French)...
- 9 May 2014
PRESS RELEASE: Two weeks ahead of the European elections (22-25 May), the European Humanist Federation (EHF) is holding its annual General Assembly (...)
- 9 April 2014
Joint statement ahead of the "One if us" public hearing supporting EU funding for embryonic stem cells research (...)
- 9 April 2014
European politicians and civil society organisations called today for the European Commission to stand firm in the face of "One of Us"' an anti-choice European Citizen’s Initiative campaign that could have catastrophic consequences for maternal health in the developing world.
- 13 March 2014
On 11 March 2014, the European Commission adopted a new framework for addressing systemic threats to the rule of law in EU Member States. The European Humanist Federation welcomes this political move but fears that it will not be enough (...)
- 8 March 2014
On 7 March, EHF met Greek Ambassador Mr Sotiropoulos at Greek Permanent Representation to the EU. We raised several European and domestic issues : fundamental rights within the EU, blasphemy laws in Greece and Europe, rights of migrants, LGBT and conscientious objectors in Greece (...)
- European Parliament resists pressure and calls for stronger protection of Human Rights within the EU28 February 2014
On 27 February 2014, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2012) by a majority of 312 votes against 244 (27 abstentions). Doing so, it defeated the EPP’s (main right-wing political group) alternative resolution which tried to water down the very good review drafted by MEP Louis Michel (...)
- 19 February 2014
Human Rights activist Panayote Dimitras, spokesperson of the Humanist Union of Greece and founder of Greek Helsinki Monitor, has been sued on numerous occasion by racist and anti-Semitic author Kostas Plevris, which NGO World Organisation Against Torture described as "judicial harassment" (...)