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2nd November World Right to Die Day

We call on society to take up the challenge and become involved in the debate on the fundamental human right to choose the manner and time of our death, with dignity, and where possible or necessary, assisted by professionals.

Explanatory Note WRtDD to be read here.

Around this day activities are taking place in locations all over the world:

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017 San Diego USA:  ACHIEVING A PEACEFUL DEATH an all day symposium in SHERATON, LA JOLLA 8:30 - 5 . Information: Flyer Hemlock SD.
  • Friday, November 10, 2017 Dignity SA an Art Auction will be held to support new court cases. Information: Dignity SA
  • Thursday November 2, 2017 DWD Canada will be hosting a national livestream event at First Canadian Place (100 King St W, Toronto) from 6:30 PM - 8 PM (join us for refreshments starting at 6:00). Information: DWDW Canada WrtDD 2017.pdf
Canadian Cable Channel publishes a right to die documentary
Oct 26, 2017

CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel publishes “Pillars of Democracy”, a four-part documentary series telling the story of four pivotal and defining political events that changed the course of

History in Australia: Victoria Lower House passes bill on aid in dying
Oct 24, 2017

For the first time (Northren Territory not being a state), an Australian state has passed a Voluntary Assisted Dying bill in its lower house. The bill – which would allow assisted suicide and euthanasia for terminally ill patients with less than 12 months to live – has been fiercely criticised

Greece government considering a debate on assisted suicide?
Oct 24, 2017

(Theo Ioannou from Greek Reporter) Justice minister Stavros Kondonis' answer to a parliamentary question by an opposition MP seven months ago, has opened up the question whether the Syriza-led government is considering introducing a bill about assisted suicide. The question, posed to the minister by To Potami Giorgos Amyras on March 20, received a belated answer today by Kondonis.

October 28: one day NU-Tech meeting in Toronto
Oct 24, 2017

The one day NuTech Exit DIY Euthanasia conference will bring together experts from around the world to discus new technological initiatives to make easier a peaceful elective DIY death.The conference is free and runs from 09.00 to 18.00 East Canadian Time on Sat 28th Oct. All studio seats



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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 52 right to die organizations from 25 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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