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13th European Conference now scheduled in Brussels 11 & 12 October 2017

The board of RtD-Europe kindly invites its members to attend the (postponed) European Biennial meeting on October 11 and 12, 2017. The meeting will be hosted by the "Centre of Expertise on the Worthy End of Life"  in Wemmel near Brussels in Belgium on Wednesday. The second day the meeting will be in the European Parliament (NB extra criteria to attend on the registration form). Find attached the letter of invitation + programme (PDF),  the registration form (Word) and the RtD-E CHARTER 2017 (PDF) to be discussed in the EP.

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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Death with Dignity National Center published its 2017 Year report
Aug 16, 2017

DWD NC lets us know that their 2017 Annual Report is now available. 

DWD NSW Newsletter (winter) (July) 2017 edition published
Aug 16, 2017

Dying with Dignity New South Wales published its Winter Newsletter (July 2017). You can read it here.

End-of-Life Decisions in the Netherlands over 25 Years
Aug 15, 2017

In a letter to the Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (2017;377:492-494) the three main researchers of the Dutch euthanasia practice published a comprehensive summary of 25 years of Dutch End-of-Life decisions.

In the 6 surveys since 1990 a number of developments in the practice could be explained.

WFRtDS raises its voice in support for New Zealand RtD Advocate Suzy Austen
Aug 14, 2017

Suzy Austen, a right-to-die campaigner from New Zealand, is facing the possibility of 14 years of imprisonment. Suzy denied all three charges against her. At the pretrial in July, Justice Robert Dobson set a trial date of February next year, where the hearing is expected to last between two and three weeks. Austen will



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La Federación Mundial, fundada en 1980, está formada por 51 organizaciones en favor del derecho a morir, situadas en 23 países. La Federación ofrece un contacto internacional para organizaciones que trabajan para lograr o proteger los derechos de las personas a la auto-determinación en la etapa final de sus vidas.

Información para afiliación

Si usted tiene interés en informarse sobre los requisitos de afiliación o en conseguir –en calidad de Sociedad o asociación- la calidad de miembro, por favor lea  la Información para afiliación y complete la solicitud que allí encuentra.

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El lenguaje oficial de la Federación Mundial (WFRtDS) es el inglés; por ello la información en este sitio se publica principalmente en ese idioma.

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