HUMANISM STANDS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

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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  • EHF happy to see first-ever LGBTIQ strategy on equality by the European Commission

    The European Humanist Federation is happy to see a first-ever strategy on LGBTIQ equality in the EU. As Humanist the right to exist and express ourselves is a value we hold high. It is important the we all work together towards a future of equality, and the contribution of the European Commission is an important […]
  • Dutch Humanist Association calls for change in education law

    Article 23 of the Dutch constitution calls for freedom of education, allowing those of different beliefs and religions to seek out schools that are best for them, as long as the schools follow the Dutch curriculum.  But how far can this freedom be stretched? That was the question this week in Dutch parliament, where the […]
  • EHF at the OSCE calls for equal rights for all beliefs

    Vice President Lone Ree Milkær made an intervention on behalf of EHF at the 3rd Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting at OSCE held online on the 9th and 10th of November. The theme of the meeting was Freedom of Religion or Belief: The Role of Digital Technologies and Civil Society Actors in Advancing This Human Right […]

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    EHF General Assembly 2020 10/17/2020

    After being postponed earlier in the year, and moving fully online, the EHF General Assembly finally took place November 7, 2020.  With the fully going online of the GA, came new challenges. To ensure that the GA would run as smoothly as possible, the event was split up into two parts. The correspondence GA took […]

    EHF happy to see first-ever LGBTIQ strategy on equality by the European Commission 11/16/2020

    The European Humanist Federation is happy to see a first-ever strategy on LGBTIQ equality in the EU. As Humanist the right to exist and express ourselves is a value we hold high. It is important the we all work together towards a future of equality, and the contribution of the European Commission is an important […]

    Dutch Humanist Association calls for change in education law 11/12/2020

    Article 23 of the Dutch constitution calls for freedom of education, allowing those of different beliefs and religions to seek out schools that are best for them, as long as the schools follow the Dutch curriculum.  But how far can this freedom be stretched? That was the question this week in Dutch parliament, where the […]

    EHF at the OSCE calls for equal rights for all beliefs 11/10/2020

    Vice President Lone Ree Milkær made an intervention on behalf of EHF at the 3rd Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting at OSCE held online on the 9th and 10th of November. The theme of the meeting was Freedom of Religion or Belief: The Role of Digital Technologies and Civil Society Actors in Advancing This Human Right […]