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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    #yEUrManifesto – the citizens manifesto for a sustainable Europe 09/25/2018

    The European Humanist Federation, together with major NGOs from a number of sectors such as SDGWatch, Save the Children, Global Call to Action Against Poverty, the European Environmental Bureau, Global Health Advocates, Solidar and Nyt Europe launched the Civil Society Manifesto for a Sustainable Europe for its Citizens. This manifesto envisions a more ambitious and efficient but […]

    U.N. Publishes EHF statement on the hijacking of human rights 09/20/2018

    The UN Human Rights Council has published the EHF’s written statement on the hijacking of human rights concepts to undermine people’s rights and freedoms. Indeed an increasing number of conservatives and religious fundamentalists use human rights concepts and language to spread messages promoting their reactionary agendas. The EHF’s statement documents these trends and provides evidence […]

    Our message to the OSCE: Repeal ALL blasphemy laws 09/14/2018

    On 13 September, the EHF took part in the annual Human Dimension Implementation Meeting organised by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). This annual event serves as a platform for the 57 OSCE participating States, OSCE Partners, civil society, international organizations and other relevant actors to take stock of the implementation of […]