Humanism and Spirituality

19.05.2018

The European Humanist Forum approves its Declaration of Support to the Mapuche People

The European Humanist Forum approves its Declaration of Support to the Mapuche People

In the closing session of the European Humanist Forum 2018, the plenary session approved by acclamation a Declaration of Support to the Mapuche People which we reproduce below. Chilean deputy, Tomás Hirsch, speaker in the Forum, publicly promised to deliver the Declaration to the Mapuche prisoners. Reading and approval… »

19.05.2018

Hope and Meaning – The European Humanist Forum, Madrid 2018

Hope and Meaning – The European Humanist Forum, Madrid 2018

Where can you find discussions, people and proposals as diverse as: ~ Judge Baltasar Garzón, who worked tirelessly to extradite Pinochet from Margret Thatcher’s protection to face charges of genocide. ~ A refugee activist, Nicole Ndongala, Spanish/Congolese, defending the human rights of immigrants. ~ An economist from Argentina, Guillermo Sullings,… »

19.05.2018

Opening day of the European Humanist Forum

Opening day of the European Humanist Forum

Over 500 people came to the opening session of EHF2018, with people overflowing into three extra rooms after having filled the auditorium at the UNED Faculty of Education Sciences. The atmosphere was joyful in this latest gathering of the European Humanist Forum, the last one being in Milan in 2008. »

18.05.2018

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

On Saturday the 12th of May, parliamentarians from Spain, France, Chile and Argentina signed ICAN’s Parliamentary pledge in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  ICAN won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to create the treaty. The event took place as part of the… »

14.05.2018

Final Declaration – 5th European Humanist Forum 2018

Final Declaration – 5th European Humanist Forum 2018

Dear friends, we have met here in Madrid on the 11th, 12th and 13th of May 2018 in a time of extreme concern, both for the social situation in which violence increases and life becomes more difficult every day, and for the internal situation of human beings. The lack of… »

11.05.2018

European Humanist Forum: the first day in pictures

European Humanist Forum: the first day in pictures

In this case, almost fifty pictures are worth a thousand words…… »

08.05.2018

Mayte Quintanilla: “Creating alternatives to today’s world is an act of freedom that unites us”

Mayte Quintanilla: “Creating alternatives to today’s world is an act of freedom that unites us”

Mayte Quintanilla, an activist for a universal and unconditional basic income, is a long-time humanist who has been working for decades to transform the world around her in the political and social fields. She will participate in the European Humanist Forum 2018 in the area of… »

02.05.2018

#EHF2018 Guillermo Sullings: “From our unity will come the strength to transform things and to transform ourselves

#EHF2018 Guillermo Sullings: “From our unity will come the strength to transform things and to transform ourselves

Guillermo Sullings, humanist economist, writer and conference speaker, will participate in different moments of the European Humanist Forum 2018, which will take place in Madrid from 11 to 13 May. His book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future: the steps towards the Universal Human Nation” has been translated… »

08.04.2018

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

The international humanist movement opposes the unjust order  ofpolitical imprisonment of the ex-president of Brazil, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva. We denounce the Kafkian Process We oppose this hasty vote, manipulated by the Minister Carmem Lucia, pressured by the media and army generals who did not even follow the normal… »

02.04.2018

Baltasar Garzón to appear in the opening session of the European Humanist Forum 2018

Baltasar Garzón to appear in the opening session of the European Humanist Forum 2018

Judge Baltasar Garzón will be in the opening session of the European Humanist Forum 2018 taking place on the 11th, 12th and 13th of May in Madrid. He will talk about issues concerning Universal Jurisdiction in the defence of Human Rights. The opening session will take place on the 11th… »

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