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13th European Conference in Torino Italy June 9-11, 2017

EXIT Italia will host the 13th European Conference for RtD-Europe members in Air Palace Hotel in Torino from 9 to 11 June.

Information can be found on the EXIT Italia website, including the possibility to download the registration papers. 

Two crowdfunding campaigns to challenge the law in the UK

Two emerging cases are seeking to challenge the law in the UK, in order to have the right to die with dignity. Both are looking for funding to support their case.

 

- Noel Conway, who has a terminal motor neurone disease, is seeking permission from the court to launch a legal challenge.  For more information, see here. To donate, click here.  

  - Omid, who has the incurable disease MSA, is seeking a change in the law for people who have been diagnosed with an incurable illness so that they can safely end their lives.  To see his crowdfunding page, click here.

 Donate to support their fight in challenging the law in the UK!

WFRtDS Conference 2018

will be held in Cape Town South Africa from 6 to 9 September 2018.  Updates - when available - will be published on this site.

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Noel Conway can challenge UK law
Apr 13, 2017

Noel Conway, the terminally ill man who tries to challenge the UK law for dying with dignity, has won the right to bring his case to court.

Annual report on Dutch euthanasia practice published
Apr 13, 2017

This week, the annual report of the Dutch RTE (Regional euthanasia review committees) was published. 

Flemish RWS celebrates 15 years of legalization on May 28
Apr 9, 2017

This year - 2017 -, RWS (the Flemish RtD Society)as usual organises a special National Dying in Dignity Day on May 28 in Antwerp: "Where are we now? - 15 years after the legalization of euthanasia".

New Canadian Association for providers of Medical Aid in Dying CAMAP organises Conference June 2&3, 2017
Apr 9, 2017

CAMAP is the (new) Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers. While they are predominantly an association of physicians and nurse practitioners, professionals interested in supporting this work are most welcome to join this new community and



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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 52 right to die organizations from 22 countries. The Federation provides an international link for organizations working to secure or protect the rights of individuals to self-determination at the end of their lives.

Joining Information

If you are interested in inquiring about or even acquiring - as a Society -  membership, please read the Joining information and complete the application-form in it. 

Official languages

The official language of the WFRtDS is English, reason why information on this site is mainly published in that language. Where available or applicable, some information is also published in other languages (French, German or Spanish). 

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