2020 General Assembly

  • Event Type / Conference
  • Date / 16 October 20 - 16 October 20

2020 World Humanist Congress is Cancelled

Governments around the world have introduced a policy of ‘distancing’ to reduce the risk of infection. It is right that we must remain physically distanced from each other, but at the same time it is vital that we use this opportunity to strengthen the bonds of human solidarity that unite us, that we move closer together.

More than ever, we need each other. We need humanism.

This year, in order to keep each other safe, and not endanger the lives of others, we cannot meet as planned in Miami. The 2020 World Humanist Congress will not be taking place. Humanists International will instead be holding an alternative General Assembly later in 2020. This news will not surprise you, but we are all sad to have to confirm it. You can find a link to information about requesting a refund of your Congress fee here.

On Saturday, August 8th, the American Humanist Association will host a day-long virtual conference, Distant but Together: A Virtual Celebration of Humanism. The free event will bring together terrific humanist speakers who will explore the values and principles that undergird our community. To register and get more information, visit

Please keep checking this webpage for more details on Humanists International’s General Assembly for 2020.

Plans for an alternative General Assembly will be announced very soon.

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