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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.

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

In October, the World Medical Association (WMA) adopted a new Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. Compared to the previous declarations on this topic, it's a whole new statement. The WMA maintains its opposition to euthanasia and suicide assistance, but no longer calls it 'unethical'. Also they no longer say that the medical profession should condemn these practices. 

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).

MAiD bill introduced in Taiwan
Nov 2, 2019

On Friday the 1st of November, the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Jason Hsu unveiled a “dignified end of life” bill, which would be Asia’s first special act on euthanasia if passed.



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Weltverbands für Sterbehilfeorganisationen

Gegründet im Jahr 1980, besteht der Weltverband heute aus 54Sterbehilfe- organisationen in 28 Ländern. Der Weltverband fungiert als internationale Schnittstelle von Organisationen, die sich für das Recht des Einzelnen auf Selbstbestimmung am Lebensende einsetzen.

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. 

Offizielle Sprache

Offizielle Sprache des Weltverbands der Right-to-Die-Societies (WFRtDS) ist Englisch. Daher werden die Informationen auf dieser Website hauptsächlich in englischer Sprache bereitgestellt.

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