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WFRtDS Congress 2020

 

The next biennial WF Congress will be hosted by DMD Mexico and take place from Tuesday 27  -  Saturday 31 October 2020 in Mexico City.

 

The Congress will focus on the ethical sides of the end of life issues using as title: 

 

OPCIONES y DIGNIDAD al FINAL de la VIDA:

un enfoque bioétioco.

Options and Dignity at the End of Life: a bioethical approach.

 

More details on program and registration will follow soon beginning 2020. Visit this website regularly.

DWD Tasmania publishes Newsletter January 2020
Feb 16, 2020

Dying with Dignity Tasmania publishes Newsletter January 2020.

Go Gentle Australia publishes its Summer 2020 Newsletter, including Annual Report 2019
Feb 16, 2020

Go Gentle Australia published its Summer 2020 Newsletter. There have been significant advances in Australia and overseas, most notably the passage of Western Australia’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. Read more....

In South Korea 85,000 terminal patients opt to die with dignity
Feb 9, 2020

More than 85,000 terminally ill South Koreans have chosen to forgo life-prolonging treatment since the legalization of the right to die with dignity two years ago, government data showed on Tuesday the 4th of February.

Canadian experts: Medical aid in dying should be extended also to people with mental illness
Feb 9, 2020

In Canada, the government is considering changes to make assisted death easier for people who aren't terminally ill. As this development happens, an expert panel of clinicians and ethicists recommends to extend the law also to people whose only medical condition is a mental disorder.



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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 54 right to die organizations from 28countries. 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.

WFRtDS SUPPORTERS

Not a RtD-Society, but eager to support the Federation? The WFRtDS acknowledges Supporter as a new category of partnership, next to Membership and  Associate Membership. A supporter is an individual who supports the aims of the Federation and contributes with an annual gift of  a minimum of US $ 25.

Official languages

The official language of the WFRtDS is English. Where available or applicable, some information is also published in other languages (French, German, Italian or Spanish), opening by clicking on the appropriate flag. 

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