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Welcome To the official new website of FIAT-IFTA, the world organization of funeral operatives. We are your unique international partner in the world of funeral services with an NGO-Roster consultative status with UN-ECOSOC. Click here to find out more
Connect Connect to our world wide network. Become a member and expand your network to enhance global exposure of your services. We are your unique international partner in the world of funerals services. Click here to find out more
Worldwide Meet members from around the world. With members in over 80 countries worldwide you have the opportunity to meet other international professionals and expand your horizon. Click here to find out more
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FIAT-IFTA - The World Organization of Funeral Operatives and OFSA – Ontario Funeral Service Association are driven by mutual interest in promoting high standards for continuing mortuary education for students and funeral professionals around the world.

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Become a member and expand your network to enhance global exposure of your services. We are your unique international partner in the world of funerals services.

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With members in over 80 countries worldwide you have the opportunity to meet other international professionals and expand your horizon.

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News item image Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end his country's long-running civil war with FARC opponents. The Nobel Peace Prize Committee declared it had awarded the prize for: "his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220 000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people.

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Repatriation

Global transportation...
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By getting uniform details of the deceased we try to facilitate the repatriation process.

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Education

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Creating global awareness by showing the different funeral standards worldwide.

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Funeral heritage

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We affirm the significance of Global Funeral Heritage for societies and individuals.

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Because tears and laughter do not have boundaries, Because our Departed, our Loved Ones and each one of us is part of a Life, Let us together, the five continents, join the World United for Life. Because tears and laughter do not have boundaries, Because our Departed, our Loved Ones and each one of us is part of a Life, Let us together, the five continents, join the World United for Life.

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Montreal Canada - At the 14th FIAT-IFTA Convention & Conference, May 30 - June 2, 2016, ALPAR President Teresa Saavedra Andrade, Bolivia, has been inaugurated as FIAT-IFTA International President 2016 - 2018. Teresa Saavedra is the first woman to assume the Presidency of FIAT-IFTA - The World Orgainzation of Funeral Operatives. Montreal Canada - At the 14th FIAT-IFTA Convention & Conference, May 30 - June 2, 2016, ALPAR President Teresa Saavedra Andrade, Bolivia, has been inaugurated as FIAT-IFTA International President 2016 - 2018. Teresa Saavedra is the first woman to assume the Presidency of FIAT-IFTA - The World Orgainzation of Funeral Operatives.

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Prediction of Death Ti...

Be careful what you say because it just might happen. At least when it comes to speaking about the time of your death. An interesting article about 6 famous people who predicted their own death. Be careful what you say because it just might happen. At least when it comes to speaking about the time of your death. An interesting article about 6 famous people who predicted their own death.

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Duck, Death and the Tu...

I have been asked some time ago, when is it the right time to talk about death to children? I think that depends on the child. However, when I came across a children’s book about death I thought this is a good way of telling your children about death. I have been asked some time ago, when is it the right time to talk about death to children? I think that depends on the child. However, when I came across a children’s book about death I thought this is a good way of telling your children about death.

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Death in Fashion World

Have you ever caught yourself looking at fashion campaigns that include dead-looking models. Or the countless amount of t-shirts and jeans that have human skull pattern? Why is death so popular theme in fashion world? Have you ever caught yourself looking at fashion campaigns that include dead-looking models. Or the countless amount of t-shirts and jeans that have human skull pattern? Why is death so popular theme in fashion world?

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