Humanism is an ethical worldview affirming that individuals have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Deeply committed to the protection of Human Rights, humanism defends the right for everyone to choose their beliefs, values and lifestyles, subject only to them not interfering with other people’s rights.
On 4-6 October 90 humanist professionals from 10 different European countries came together in Bruge Belgium for a Congress on “Expressing Humanist Values in Education, Chaplaincy and Ceremonies”. The congress was organised by the Belgium members of the EHF Commission on Humanist Professionals (C-EHP ) with support of their collegues from De Mens Nu in […]
The president himself of a right-wing Greek party, “Elliniki Lisi” (“Greek Solution”, a party member of the ERC European group), Kyriakos Velopoulos, has tabled nothing less than a parliamentary question to the Greek government against EHF board member Panayote Dimitras, accused, in his capacity of spokesperson of the Greek Helsinki Monitor, of “contractually submitting an […]
EHF attends a seminar organised by the Italian Union of Atheists Agnostics and Rationalists 10/02/2019
EHF president Giulio Ercolessi took part in Florence in a seminar organised by EHF member organisation UAAR (the Italian Union of Atheists Agnostics and Rationalists) to mark the 30th anniversary of the ruling of the Italian Constitutional Court in which the principle of “Laicità” (secularity) was first recognised as one of the “supreme principles” of […]