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.
European Parliament asserts right not to believe, right to apostasy and not to profess any religion 01/16/2020
The European Humanist Federation welcomes the principled defence of freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief by the European Parliament. In its “Annual report 2018 on the human rights and democracy in the world and the European Union’s policy on the matter”, adopted on 15 January, the European Parliament affirmed its commitment to fundamental rights. […]
First in Romania, then in Scotland, now in Spain. Across Europe, members of the European Humanist Federation replicate the yearly Science Calendar project originally developed by our member organisation Romanian Secular-Humanist Association (ASUR). The project of a Science Calendar was originated as a response to religious calendars that hang in many households. In the words […]
A few days before the start of the year 2020, Ireland suppressed blasphemy and related offenses from its laws. The European Humanist Federation warmly welcomes the adoption of the Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Act removing blasphemy from Irish statute books. In the 2018 referendum, the Irish people had decided to remove it […]