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.
We are very excited to announce the International congress of the European Humanist Professionals (EHP), a subsection of the EHF which brings together professional involved in the provision of a number of humanist services such as chaplaincy, counselling, ceremonies or education in Europe. By organising events, working visits, workshops and trainings, EHP wants to support, […]
HUMANISTS URGE POLICY-MAKERS TO IMPROVE CONDITIONS IN WHICH ASYLUM CLAIMS OF NON-BELIEVERS ARE PROCESSED 06/20/2019
At the occasion of the event “Are you a true humanist?”, European humanists urged EU and national policy-makers to urgently improve the ways in which the claims of non-believers and freethinkers seeking asylum in Europe are processed and raise authorities’ awareness of their specific needs when they arrive to Europe. This call comes after the […]
HUMANISTS URGE NEW EP BUREAU TO RESIST INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF RELIGIOUS INFLUENCE ON EP WORK 06/18/2019
The European Humanist Federation deplores the fact that despite clear opposition from inside and outside the European Parliament, part of its leadership is still trying to push through the closed doors of the EP Bureau proposals that would grant religious and non-confessional organisations privileged access to key policymakers in the European Parliament over any other […]