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March 2017
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Blasphemy Laws in a Digital Age

March 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Palais des Nations,
1211
Geneva, Switzerland
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7th March 2017, 14:30-16:00 United Nation, Palais des Nations (Room XXVII) Geneva, Switzerland organised by sponsored by Blasphemy laws have always posed a grave threat to the exercise of the fundamental human rights to freedom of religion, belief, and expression. Their mere existence creates taboos and curtails freedom of thought. Their enforcement means countless secular commentators and religious minorities continue to be harassed, jailed, tortured and killed. Many of these individuals are expressing legitimate human rights concerns, or engaging in…

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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Towards an Agenda for Implementation

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Palais des Nations,
1211
Geneva, Switzerland
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8th March 2017, 13:00-14:30 United Nation, Palais des Nations (Room XXIII) Geneva, Switzerland The fundamental right to freedom of religion or belief remains challenged in many parts of the world. Violations or abuses of freedom of religion or belief, committed both by state and non-state actors, are widespread and complex and affect people in all parts of the world, highlighting the need for an agenda for implementation. Crucial to the protection and advancement of the right to freedom of religion…

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April 2017
215$ - 315$

Australian Humanist Convention 2017

April 7 - April 9
Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments,
15-21 Therry Street
Melbourne , Victoria VIC 3000 Australia
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The Council of Australian Humanist Societies, together with the Humanist Society of Victoria present the Australian Humanist Convention 2017. The 52nd annual convention promises to be educational, motivational and fun for all delegates. Humanists from around Australia will gather to share their insights and listen to world renowned speakers including A.C. Grayling and Peter Singer.

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May 2017
Free

International Humanism: Meet and greet

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Holiday Inn (Washington DC-Central/White House),
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20005 United States
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Please join representatives of the International Humanist and Ethical Union for a fun and relaxing evening where you can learn more about the international effort to promote free expression and humanist ideas. You will hear an update on the global campaign to protect freedom of thought and expression, including on how you can help support the global effort. Please RSVP if you can attend, by emailing dc@iheu.org to indicate that you will attend, and how many guests you will bring.…

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June 2017

Imagine No Religion 7

June 2 - June 4
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre,
801 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON M9W 1J5 Canada
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See full schedule at: imaginenoreligion.ca/schedule/ The conference takes place at the Sheraton Airport Hotel and Conference Centre in Toronto. We recommend you reserve your room soon. Call (416) 675-6100 for reservations at the conference rate. Westjet is offering 10% off airfares for conference attendees, please contact our travel agent Joanne White via email at joanne.white@flightcentre.ca for this special discount.

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American Humanist Association 76th Annual Conference

June 8 - June 11
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center,
5055 International Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29418 United States
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American Ethical Union 102nd Assembly in Baltimore

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - June 11 @ 2:00 pm
Holiday Inn (Washington DC-Central/White House),
1501 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20005 United States
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Join us in Baltimore June 8-11, 2017 for the American Ethical Union’s 102nd Assembly! Details on the theme, schedule, registration, and more will be available early 2017.

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Game Changers – The 2017 Asian Humanism Conference – Manila, Philippines

June 10 - June 11
THE PEARL MANILA HOTEL,
1155 General Luna street corner Taft and United Nations Avenue
Ermita, Manila, 1000 Philippines
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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The Asian Humanism Conference is an annual meeting of humanist youth in Asia. Its twofold goals are to help build connections between people and humanist organizations in the region, and to offer training on skills and capacity building to help make groups more effective in the work as humanists. Past conferences have been held in Cebu, Nepal, Singapore, and Taiwan, Province of China. This 2017, the Asian Humanism Conference returns to the Philippines with the theme “Game…

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HumanistenTag 2017 in Nürnberg – Humanists Day 2017 Nuremberg, Germany

June 15 - June 18

The HumanistenTag 2017 in Nuremberg (15:06. - 06.18.2017) is the place to discuss, dance, wonder and network for people who like to think for themselves and celebrate well. It offers four days brimming with: music cabaret scientific lectures panel discussions get togethers and community events Science Slam and much more! When and where? From 15:06 - 18/06/2017 in Nuremberg's old quarter Who comes? Scientists, artists, Humanists, Freethinkers, agnostics, atheists - people like you and me. Curious? Subscribe to our newsletter…

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Café Humaniste: “What we talk about when we talk about vaccination?”

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Casa delle Associazioni e del Volontariato,
Via Marsala, 8
Milano, 20121 Italy
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The first speaker for the event is Roberto Burioni, Professor of Microbiology and Virology at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, who is well-known in Italy for his activism against “fake news” and conspiracy theories on vaccines. Professor Burioni will appear in a short video message to stress the importance of a rational and scientific debate on such delicate health and social issues. The second speaker will be Silvia Mari, Professor of Social Psychology  at the University of Milano-Bicocca. From her perspective, Professor…

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