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.
PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 19 March 2019 The European Humanist Federation called for the creation of a European Observatory for Artificial Intelligence at the conference Artificial intelligence: Ethical concerns organized by the European Parliament as part of its regular dialogue with churches and non-confessional organizations under article 17 TFEU. Reaping the economic benefits of Artificial Intelligence […]
On 12 March, the European Humanist Federation took the floor at the United Nations in Geneva and urged the Human Rights Council to take strong action in order to facilitate asylum procedures for non-believers fleeing persecutions worldwide. Although the UN Refugee Agency and the EU have issued guidelines to help governments dealing with this issue, […]
Many might remember that a month ago, we were both happy about the content of a a European Parliament report and outraged about the political messaging being carried out around it. This was the EP report on the mandate of the EU Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief much more balanced than what […]