International Federation of Thanatologists Associations (IFTA)
Fédération internationale des associations de thanatologues (FIAT)
Promote international understanding and goodwill among funeral service professionals worldwide to offer a platform for the exchange of professional views and information and to achieve uniformed standards, rules, regulations and treaties for the cost efficient international repatriation of deceased individuals; research and study legal, moral, social and scientific issues relating to funeral services and thanatological activities; encourage and develop education for funeral services and embalming or thanatopraxy throughout the world and achieve uniform standards and regulations; improve the quality of services; increase the level of professional knowledge; promote and represent the funeral industry.
Events2024-09-18 | Krakow, Poland – International Council of Direction Annual Meeting
2024-09-18 | Krakow, Poland – Convention
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General Meeting (every 2 years). International Council of Direction (ICD) (annual); International Board; International Executive Committee; Permanent Executive Secretariat. Includes: FIAT IFTA Heritage Committee; International Association of Funeral Museums (IAFM).
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