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EFPAHuman Rights are of central importance for psychological practice

9 Dec 2019

December 10th: International Human Rights Day - Human rights are of central importance for psychological practice. #MakeEveryDayHumanRightsDay Read more

EFPAPsychologists pledge to apply their science to help stem climate change

20 Nov 2019

... and commit their associations to direct resources to support UN Sustainable Development Goal Read more

EFPAWorld Children's Day: Psychologists take action

14 Nov 2019

Psychologists must use their influence to drive change for the most marginalized and deprived children. Advocacy of children rights should be initiated by psychologists at all levels, taking a human-rights based approach to their practice and advocacy in legislation and policy making. Read more

EFPAUpdate: EFPA at Summit Climate change: Livestreaming opening session 15/11/2019

14 Nov 2019

Friday afternoon Nov 15, 2019 (14:30-18:00 pm Portugal time = GMT+1)) is open to the public and will be livestreamed at https://www.psychologyandglobalhealth.org/. Read more

EFPAEFPA at international summit on psychology and climate change

13 Nov 2019

Lisbon, Nov 14-16, 2019: EFPA is participating in an international summit on psychology and climate change. The summit will bring together presidents and CEOs of psychological associations from around the world to formulate an action plan to develop and promote psychological contributions to combating global climate change. Read more

EFPANovember 10 2019 World Science Day for Peace and Development

7 Nov 2019

The Importance of Psychological Science to Support Peace and Development. Read more

EFPAPsychologists urge world leaders: Action is required to protect children in refugee camps

29 Oct 2019

Children living in countries at war have come under direct attack, have been used as human shields, killed, maimed or recruited to fight. Rape, forced marriage and abduction have become standard tactics in conflicts from Syria to Yemen, and from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar. Read more

EFPAWorld Mental Health Day Oct 10 2019: Suicide is largely preventable

7 Oct 2019

Psychological care and knowledge can save lives. Changing of meanings that increase suicide ideation, reducing hopelessness, promoting skills development, fostering communication, and improving it; are all core activities of psychologists. Read more

EFPASeptember 10 World Suicide Prevention Day: Working together to prevent suicide

10 Sep 2019

Globally, more than 800.000 people die yearly due to suicide. It is a public-health issue that needs cooperation of professionals from different disciplines, as well as lay public. Read more

EFPAEFPA General Assembly Moscow elects new president Christoph Steinebach from Germany

7 Jul 2019

New EFPA President: Prof. Dr. Christoph Steinebach from German Federation of Psychologists' Associations and Director IAP Institute for Applied Psychology - ZHAW Zurich Read more

EFPAEACLIPT Congress Dresden Oct 2019: deadline submission extended to June 16 2019

3 Jun 2019

1st European Congress on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment of EACLIPT (http://eaclipt.org/) from Oct 31–Nov 2, 2019 in Dresden, Germany. The deadline for submissions to the 1st European Conference on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment extended to 16 June 2019. Read more

EFPAWundt-James Award 2019 winner Prof. Peter Gollwitzer - New York University (USA)

23 May 2019

EFPA/APF Wundt-James Award 2019 goes to Prof. Peter Gollwitzer of New York University as a special recognition for distinguished contributions to the science and profession of psychology and to the promotion of effective cooperation between Europe and North America. Read more

EFPARobert Roe Award 2019 winner Dr Tony Wainwright - University Exeter (UK)

13 May 2019

Robert Roe award for Outstanding Contribution of Psychology to Society 2019 to Dr. Tony Wainwright - University of Exeter (UK) Read more

EFPAComenius Early Career Psychologist award 2019 winner Dr. Wiebke Bleidorn - University California, Davis

13 May 2019

The Executive Council of EFPA would like to congratulate Dr. Wiebke Bleidorn from the University of California, Davis, for being elected to be the winner of the Comenius Early Career Psychologist award 2019. Read more

EFPAAristotle Prize 2019 winner: Prof. Naomi Ellemers (University Utrecht-Netherlands)

13 May 2019

The Executive Council of EFPA would like to congratulate Prof. Naomi Ellemers for being elected to be the winner of the Aristotle Prize 2019. Read more


EU News sheet

EFPA2020 Aug 17 - Humanity needs psychology and psychologists - Humanity needs psychology and psychologists now more than ever.

EFPAEFPA Protest letter to Turkey about detention of Psychologists - 2016 March EFPA Protest letter to Turkey

EFPAPress release: Interrogations NO GO zone for Psychologists - English translation of Behnke's interview