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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 now Supporter as a new category of partnership, next to Membership and  Associate Membership. Supporters are individuals who support the aims of the Federation and contribute 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 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: 

 

Choices and Dignity at the End of Life: A Bioethical Approach.

 

More details on program and registration will be available later. Visit this website regularly.

New Zealands End of Life Choice Bill made it through politics - in 2020 it has to pass a referendum
Nov 21, 2019

In the night of Wednesday 13 November, the End of Life Choice Bill passed the New Zealand parliament in its third and final vote (with 69 votes to 51). It will now go to referendum alongside the 2020 general election.

WMA no longer speaks of 'unethical' when it comes to euthanasia
Nov 14, 2019

In her newly adopted Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicidethe World Medical Association (WMA) no longer considers euthanasia as ‘unethical’ and also no longer explicitly condemns medical practice of it. The WMA maintains its firm opposition to euthanasia and suicide assistance. 

Japan RTD Society JSDD publishes Newsletter 175
Nov 10, 2019

The Japan Society for Dying with Dignity (JSDD) published Newsletter 175; you can download and read the English summary here.

AFDMD-Spain publishes Newsletter Revista no 80
Nov 10, 2019

AFDMD-Spain published the last issue of their magazine: Revista DMD nº 80 (Spanish only).



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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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