Publications

Euthanasia in the Netherlands

Historically, the Netherlands was the first European country to decriminalize euthanasia and assisted suicide by a law passed in 2001. The number of individuals who have been euthanized has grown steadily every year, constituting a worrisome cultural shift, which is...

Belgium: 15 years After Legalizing Euthanasia

May 28, 2017 marked the 15th anniversary of the law legalizing euthanasia in Belgium. According to the official data from their Federal Control Commission, euthanasia was performed on 14,753 individuals between 2002 and 2016. The objective of this publication is to...

Vincent Lambert, surprising and worrisome appointment for his tutor

For Alliance VITA, the decision of the Reims’ judge to appoint Vincent Lambert’s wife as his tutor is surprising and worrisome, even if the implementation of such a measure for 10 years proves that he is not at the end of life and that his condition requires...

International Surrogacy Issues

Decoder n° 46: Alliance VITA brings to light Surrogacy on an International level The Event This coming March 15 in Paris, the Council of Europe will be holding an important meeting on surrogacy. The Committee on Social Affairs for the Parliamentary Assembly will...