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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
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News item image 10 Saddest Celebrity Deaths

There have been plenty of celebrity deaths that come unexpected, either by cause of an accident, a suicide or in cause of an illness.

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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 FUNERAL@WORK 2016

On the 30 and 31 January 2016, a new yearly edition of the national funeral exhibition in Belgium. It is the annual opening of the funeral exhibitions season. Outside cold and rainy; indoors a warm and heartily welcome.

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Repatriation

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

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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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News item image 10 Special Last Wi...

Have you ever thought about adding something full of humor to your last wills list? Or making a plot twist on who you give your fortune? Have you ever thought about adding something full of humor to your last wills list? Or making a plot twist on who you give your fortune?

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Call For Papers - The Materiality of Mourning. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 29 February. Call For Papers - The Materiality of Mourning. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 29 February.

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Photos Full of Love an...

In the Netherlands the Funeral museum “Tot Zover” has a new exhibition about Post Mortem photos, taken of the deceased. The museum also calls out for everyone to send in their own photos. In the Netherlands the Funeral museum “Tot Zover” has a new exhibition about Post Mortem photos, taken of the deceased. The museum also calls out for everyone to send in their own photos.

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Do Animals Mourn?

There is no clear answer yet, but there are cases that support this idea. Some twenty years ago it was considered almost impossible. Meanwhile with technology advancing and looking into brain scans in detail reveals that some animals are definitely capable of complex emotions. There is no clear answer yet, but there are cases that support this idea. Some twenty years ago it was considered almost impossible. Meanwhile with technology advancing and looking into brain scans in detail reveals that some animals are definitely capable of complex emotions.

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Books About Death and ...

A good book can be just as great as a friend. In times of grief it might be a good idea to reach out for a book, for you can think of your story in your own terms and time. Or as funeral professional to look into more philosophical side of death. A good book can be just as great as a friend. In times of grief it might be a good idea to reach out for a book, for you can think of your story in your own terms and time. Or as funeral professional to look into more philosophical side of death.

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