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European Division of WFRtDS

Interested in more news on the Right to Die? FEN circulates on a regular basis an electronic news list (successor to the ERGO News List) with news from around the world.

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In the scope of World Right to Die Day, WFRtDS facilitates member Societies in holding a  Webinar (in English only), starting at 18.00 CET. If you want to participate - please do!! - contact a/your local RtD Society (membership not needed) for registration. Prof. Thaddeus Pope (USA) and Stephanie Green (Canada)  will discuss Dignity in dying. Pola Rapaport will be guest panelist, and moderation will be in the hands of Amanda Ward (UK).

Dutch minister announces ruling about ‘active termination of life’ for younger children
Oct 14, 2020

On Oktober 13, Dutch Health minister Hugo de Jonge announced that he plans to make it possible to help terminally sick children aged between one and 12 to die, in limited circumstances. 

October 14: DMD Mexico hosts webinar on euthanasia
Oct 12, 2020

On October the 14th, DMD Mexico hosts a webinar about the legal and ethical perspectives on euthanasia. Registrate free at

Dying with Dignity Queensland published its September 2020 Newsletter
Oct 10, 2020

Dying with Dignity Queensland (Australia) published its Newsletter of September 2020.  

Dying With Dignity Tasmania published its September 2020 Newsletter
Oct 10, 2020

Dying with Dignity Tasmania publishes Newsletter September 2020.

On Twitter

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    World Right to Die
    Today, 22:25, German broadcast about Assisted dying: Meryns Sprechzimmer: "Tod auf Rezept - Sterbehilfe pro & cont…
    21 oct
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    Jonathan Romain
    All eyes on New Zealand as they have a referendum tomorrow on permitting assisted dying for those who are terminall…
    16 oct
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    World Right to Die
    It's a very BIG day in the progress towards voluntary assisted dying legislation in Tasmania, Australia! The detail…
    13 oct
The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 53 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.


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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