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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

WFRtDS Conference 2018

will be held in Cape Town South Africa from 6 to 9 September 2018. Registration starts on October 1, 2017 via special website to be published on this site.

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13th Biennial meeting of RTD-E in Brussels on 11 and 12 October 2017
Oct 12, 2017

The meeting was hosted by the "Centre of Expertise on the Worthy End of Life"  in Wemmel near Brussels in Belgium. The second day the meeting will be continued in the European Parliament. The RtD-E CHARTER 2017 (PDF) to be discussed in the EP can be found here. There were no changes in the Board of RtD-Europe.

Juan Mendoza Vega, former WF President, died.
Oct 10, 2017

We just received the sad news from his daughter of the passing ub his sleep on 6 October 2017 in Bogota of Juan Mendoza Vega (84),  WF President from 2008 - 2010. Juan was neurosurgeon. He was Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rosario since 1969, where he taught the History of medicine and medical ethics.

New WFRtDS members from Poland and HongKong
Oct 4, 2017

Since this month WFRtDS received an application for membership of two new Societies.  The Polish Society Stowarzyszenie na Rzecz Prawa do Umierania w Godnosci and the group Eternity Living Life Company Limited from HongKong were both accepted as interim member. Welcome.

September 2017 newsletter De Einder (NL) published
Oct 1, 2017

September 2017 newsletter De Einder (NL) published. This letter - though in Dutch only -  can be read here.



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La Federación Mundial

La Federación Mundial, fundada en 1980, está formada por 53 organizaciones en favor del derecho a morir, situadas en 25 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.

El lenguaje oficial

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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