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How to become a member of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty?

on 23 November 2020

The subscription to the World Coalition is limited to legal entities only (associations, bar associations, cities, NGOs, trade unions…). The World Coalition is open to every organization committed against capital punishment. Each candidate must be approved by the Steering Committee after review of its application file. If you want to become a new member of […]

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Someone on death row needs help. Could you do anything?

on 23 November 2020

We do feel deeply concerned every time someone is sentenced to death somewhere in the world. Unfortunately, the World Coalition does not work directly on individual cases but some of its members do. We strongly encourage you to contact a member based in your country or region by clicking here

Why abolish the death penalty?

on 23 November 2020

1- No State should have the power to take a person’s life. 2- It is irrevocable. No justice system is safe from judicial error and innocent people are likely to be sentenced to death or executed. 3- It unfair. The death penalty is discriminatory and is often used disproportionately against people who are poor, people […]

Do you have information for my research?

on 23 November 2020

The World Coalition offers an online library of more than 2,000 free-to-access documents, including reports from NGOs or international human rights mechanisms, advocacy tools and articles written by the Secretariat. These documents focus on a wide range of themes related to the death penalty issue (fair trial, death row conditions, discriminations etc.) and provide many […]

Can you finance a project against the death penalty?

on 23 November 2020

The World Coalition does not have the capacity to finance every project related to the abolition of the death penalty worldwide, but some of its members can help you. We strongly encourage you to contact a member in your country or region to be provided help regarding your project.

How do I join the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty?

on 23 November 2020

All our jobs and traineeships ads, as well as our calls for actions projects, are available here.

Can I volunteer with the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty?

on 23 November 2020

We thank you a lot for your interest in getting involved within the abolitionist community. However, please note the World Coalition only works with legal entities and as such does not hire volunteers.

I am a member of the media. Whom should I contact with my inquiry?

on 12 November 2020

For media and press inquiries, please contact: press@worldcoalition.org

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