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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  • Political talks with the German presidency of the European Council: EHF lobbies for human rights and civil freedoms outside and within the EU

    As part of the regular talks under Article 17 of the Treaty on the functioning of the EU, EHF President Michael Bauer and Vice-President Lone Ree Milkær exchanged views with the German Presidency of the Council on Thursday 30 October. The latter was represented by Ambassador Susanne Baumann, Head of the International Organisations Department at […]
  • EHF General Assembly 2020

    The EHF General Assembly of 2020 was supposed to take place in Amsterdam, but because of the uncertainty regarding the coronavirus the EHF has decided to split the assembly up but still have it fully online.   Part of it will be a correspondence GA from the 26th of October to the 4th of November, […]
  • European humanists in solidarity with LGBT+ community in Poland

    ______________________________________________________________________________ EUROPEAN HUMANISTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH LGBT+ COMMUNITY IN POLAND 16 August 2020 The European Humanist Federation (EHF) condemns recent police brutality and abuses towards the LGBT+ activists who were arrested on 7 August in Warsaw. It also expresses its solidarity with the Polish LGBT+ community and its supporters. EHF calls for appropriate and sufficient […]

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    EHF General Assembly 2020 10/17/2020

    The EHF General Assembly of 2020 was supposed to take place in Amsterdam, but because of the uncertainty regarding the coronavirus the EHF has decided to split the assembly up but still have it fully online.   Part of it will be a correspondence GA from the 26th of October to the 4th of November, […]

    Political talks with the German presidency of the European Council: EHF lobbies for human rights and civil freedoms outside and within the EU 10/05/2020

    As part of the regular talks under Article 17 of the Treaty on the functioning of the EU, EHF President Michael Bauer and Vice-President Lone Ree Milkær exchanged views with the German Presidency of the Council on Thursday 30 October. The latter was represented by Ambassador Susanne Baumann, Head of the International Organisations Department at […]

    European humanists in solidarity with LGBT+ community in Poland 08/13/2020

    ______________________________________________________________________________ EUROPEAN HUMANISTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH LGBT+ COMMUNITY IN POLAND 16 August 2020 The European Humanist Federation (EHF) condemns recent police brutality and abuses towards the LGBT+ activists who were arrested on 7 August in Warsaw. It also expresses its solidarity with the Polish LGBT+ community and its supporters. EHF calls for appropriate and sufficient […]