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Student sponsorship World Conference

 

Dignity SA, organisers and host of the WF Conference in Cape Town, has been approached by a number of South African students keen to attend but unable to due to financial constraints.

With your help we can ensure that the very people in whose hands we may one day find ourselves are given an opportunity to make up their own minds about this sometimes contentious issue, by being exposed to the rational thinking of world leaders in the movement.

Sponsor a student today by completing the form to be found on https://assisteddying2018.com/sponsorastudent/

WFRtDS Conference 2018

To be held in Cape Town South Africa from 6 to 9 September 2018.

 

     NB !! Early Bird registration extended to April 8, 2018

 

 

Visit the special Conference website Assisteddying 2018 with regular updates on program.

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NB !!  as it stands now the City of Cape Town has guaranteed water supply  to the City and the Cape Sun Hotel will not be disrupted. The venue has confirmed this.

Clarification on USA legal situation
Apr 12, 2018

Following the success in Hawai'i, now 8 jurisdictions in the USA allow physician-assisted dying. Washington DC - being a district - has a law, enacted by the City Council, which has not been overruled by Congress. Currently 6 states

Hawai'i now seventh state in USA with assisted dying statute
Apr 6, 2018

After the parliamentary debates (in commissions and both chambers), on 5 April the last step was taken: Hawai‘i Governor David Ige signed the Our Care, Our Choice Act into law.
The law will go into effect on January 1, 2019.

News update from DWD Canada April 2018
Apr 6, 2018

DWD Canada published their April 2018 news update.  Read it here.

Exit International gets Canadian Chapter
Mar 29, 2018

A Canadian chapter of WF Member Exit International has been formed at the start of 2018. The Canadian chapter will be working in close collaboration with Exit International's Directors in the Netherlands and offers additional educational options to all those who do not



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The World Federation

The World Federation, founded in 1980, consists of 51 right to die organizations from 26 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 in it. 

Official languages

The official language of the WFRtDS is English, reason why information on this site is mainly published in that language. Where available or applicable, some information is also published in other languages (French, German or Spanish). 

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