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The 2017 NuTech conference to be held in Toronto on 28 and 29 October
Oct 1, 2017

The 2017 NuTech conference to be held in Toronto and coordinated by EXIT International is in the final stages of planning To increase potential audience participation, and to embrace new technologies!, Exit will Live-Stream the proceedings. A tentative draft program will

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.

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter (Bolletin no 63)
Oct 1, 2017

DMD Colombia published its Newsletter (Boletin no 63) (in Spanish). Read it here.

Italian groups and individuals join in writing President of Italian Parliamentary Health Committee
Oct 1, 2017

A small but significant group of  societies and persons sent a letter to senator De Biasi, the President of the Commission on Health Committee, at the occasion of the debate on the Bill on informed consent and advance directives. It may not be a huge step forward, but the fact that some associations committed

Dying in the Americas 2018
Sep 24, 2017

Final Exit Network invites participants (from the legal, medical and lay communities) from the US, Canada and South America to share their real life experiences with dying and death, to join the 2018 conference Dying in the Americas 2018.

Film Stop the Horror (Go Gentle Australia) produced in support of Victoria campaign
Sep 24, 2017

Go Gentle Australia has produced and spread the film Stop the Horror, the true story of Greg Sims last days, dying in a horrifying way from his brain tumor. The story of his daughter can be read here; the film - indeed horrifying!! -  can be seen on the website here.

New South Wales will discuss a new RtD law
Sep 24, 2017

Nationals MP Trevor Khan tabled the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill to New South Wales Upper House on September 21, 2017, saying it would allow people to end their own lives, with a number of proposed safeguards in place. Mr Khan said the proposed new laws would "provide an option for terminally ill patients whose deaths are imminent,

Final Exit Network published its May 2017 Newsletter volume 16 no 3
Sep 21, 2017

Final Exit Network published its September 2017 Newsletter volume 16 no 3 ('summer edition'). Read it here.

West Australian Parliament launches inquiry into end-of-life choices
Sep 21, 2017

On 23 August, the Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices was established by the West Australian Parliament. This  Western Australian parliamentary inquiry is seeking community views on the need for laws to allow citizens to make informed decisions regarding their own end of life choices.

(Federal) House of Representatives passed a bill repealing Washington DC's aid-in-dying law
Sep 21, 2017

(Federal) House of Representatives passed a bill repealing the Death with Dignity law, passed by the Council in Washington D.C.. Washington DC not being a State of its own implies the legal autority of the Federal Parliament may and can overrule Washington's law(s).  Battle is not yet over:

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