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FIAT-IFTA – International Federation of Thanatologists Associations

fiat-ifta_logoRepresenting the Global Funeral Branch. As International NGO accredited with ICH: creating awareness for funeral traditions and funeral heritage worldwide

Year of accreditation: 2014

Domain(s): (a) oral traditions and expressions, including language as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage;
(b) performing arts;
(c) social practices, rituals and festive events; (e) traditional craftsmanship.

Main Safeguarding measures: a) identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making); c) promotion, enhancement. Identification and documentation of funeral traditions in cooperqation with our National Representatives. Promotion through our publications: THANOS Magazine and Biannual FIAT-IFTA Funeral Heritage Report.

Main countries where the NGO works: All continents

Local, national or international level of the NGO: International

 

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  • VERY INTERESTING PRACTICES ARE PREVAILING THROUGH OUT THE WORLD REGARDING FUNERAL RITUALS. AND DISPOSAL OF CORPSES. . iN ALL THESE, GOOD PRACTICES (HYGIENICALLY, NON-POLLUTED, ECO-FRIENDLY PRACTICES SHOULD BE SORTED OUT AND PROPAGATED.
    DISPOSAL OF HUMAN DEAD BODY IS UNIVERSAL PRACTICE. EVERY YEAR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIE IN EACH COUNTRY. tHERE IS RELIGIOUS SANCTITY AND RITUALS TO BE PERFORMED BEFORE AND AFTER DISPOSAL OF THE DEAD. PRACTICES AND WATS OF DISPOSAL ARE DIFFERENT ACCORDING TO EACH RELIGION.
    tHIS ISSUE IS TAKEN UP BY THE NGO FOR WHICH DESERVE COMPLIMENTS.

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