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.

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    Our new logo and new website are now live! 10/17/2017

    26 years ago, our organisation was founded out of the need to unite humanist, secular, laïque, rationalist, skeptical, etc. voices in Europe. Since then, the humanist family has grown a lot and unites today more than 60 member organisations from Portugal to Finland, from Iceland to Cyprus, united in their vision of a society where […]

    EHF at the annual congress of the Luca Coscioni Association for the freedom of scientific research 10/16/2017

    The annual congress of the EHF member organization the Associazione Luca Coscioni per la Libertà di Ricerca Scientifica (Association for the freedom of scientific research) took place at the Molecular Biotechnology Centre of the University of Turin, with the intervention of many prominent scientists, researchers,  philosophers and legal scholars. In its conclusions, the congress reaffirmed […]

    EHF President’s speech at the 2017 Congress of the International Association of Free Thought 10/16/2017

    EHF President Giulio Ercolessi was invited to the 8th Congress of the International Association of Free Thought organised in Paris between 21 and 24 September. During his speech, the EHF President emphaiszed the importance for all humanist, secularist, laïque, free thinker, skeptical, rationalist, etc. organisations to join forces so as to achieve a stronger voice in a climate […]