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European Division of WFRtDS

Interested in more news on the Right to Die? ERGO circulates on a regular basis an electronic newslist with news from around the world.

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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.

Supporters will be listed as such, will be kept up to date with the proceedings of the Federation and are allowed to attend WF meetings. They will not have voting rights. (WFRtDS Statutes 4.3, Article 8).

Please complete Registration Form  and send this to robjonquiere@worldrtd.net

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.

West Australia now 2nd state in Australia with a VAD law!
Dec 11, 2019

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has cleared its final hurdle in the Legislative Assembly, with members accepting all amendments made in the Upper House. This makes Western Australia the second State in the nation to pass a contemporary, compassionate and safe voluntary assisted dying law.

VAD Bill passed Western Australian Upper House in 3rd reading
Dec 5, 2019

On Thursday the 5th of December, the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has passed the Western Australian Upper House in its third and final reading. Because amendments were made to the Bill, it isn’t law  yet. The amendments need to be approved in the Lower House. This is scheduled on December the 10th. 

NVVE publishes its 2019 - 4 magazine Relevant
Nov 28, 2019

The Dutch Right to Die Society NVVE published its fourth Relevant of 2019 and the English summary of it. 

Italian Constitutional Court now officially rules that aid in suicide is, under certain conditions, not punishable
Nov 22, 2019

In a judgment of 22 November, the Constitutional Court of Italy has established that, in certain conditions, a patient subjected to unbearable suffering can be helped to die, and that this aid must be provided by the National Health System.



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The World Federation

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

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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