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WFRtDS Congress 2020

WF CONGRESS 2020 IS POSTPONED TO OCT/NOV 2021 

 See website for  information

 (of course conditional to CORONA issues)

 

Information?  Send an email to robjonquiere@worldrtd.net or info@2020endoflifechoices.com

Great support among psychiatrists in Belgium to retain euthanasia as option in psychiatric suffering
Aug 12, 2020

On Tuesday the 11th of August, the End-of-life Care Research Group (VUB-UGent) published a study about the willingness among psychiatrists to take a concrete, active role in euthanasia procedures when it comes to psychiatric suffering. The results are ambiguous.

First data published about the effect of the New Jersey Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act
Aug 10, 2020

On Friday the 31st of July 2020, the state Department of Health of New Jersey released their 2019 Data Summary about the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act, that is in force since the 1st of August last year. 

Uruguayan RTD Society is born, together with a bill to legalize euthanasia in Uruguay
Aug 5, 2020

On August 5, 2020, GRUPO DE APOYO PARA UNA MUERTE ASISTIDA DIGNA EN URUGUAY (M.A.D.U) is born in public. At the same time there is a bill in Uruguay's parliament to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide, presented by senator Ope Pasquet.  

Associazione Luca Coscioni publishes press release
Aug 3, 2020

In reaction to the acquittal of Mina Welby and Marco Cappato by the Court of Appeal of Massa on the 27th of July, Associazione Luca Coscioni came with a press release (Italian). 
You can read the English version here. (Thanks to Joop Agterberg for the translation.)



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Fédération Internationale

Fondée en 1980, la Fédération Internationale regroupe 53 Associations pour le Droit à Mourir dans la Dignité réparties dans 28 pays.  La Fédération Internationale est une organisation qui permet de créer un lien à l'échelle internationale au service des associations qui œuvrent à garantir et à protéger les droits des individus à choisir les conditions de leur propre fin de vie.

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.

La langue officielle

La langue officielle de notre Association, la WFRtDS, est l'anglais ; c'est la raison pour laquelle les informations diffusées sur ce site sont principalement publiées en langue anglaise.

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