The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) is the world authority for drowning prevention, lifesaving and lifesaving sport. ILS leads, supports and collaborates with national and international organisations engaged in drowning prevention, water safety, water rescue, lifesaving, lifeguarding and lifesaving sport.

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Registrations for the ILS World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2019 are now open

The ILS is pleased to confirm that the Registration site for the World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) 2019, that will be hosted by our colleagues from Lifesaving South Africa in Durban from 8th to 10th October 2019, is now live. Registrations can be made by following the link to the WCDP 2019 Website:

http://www.wcdp2019.co.za/

The WCDP 2019 will take place at the Albert Luthuli International Conference Centre in Durban, South Africa.

ILS announces the venues for the World Conferences on Drowning Prevention 2021 and 2023, and Lifesaving World Championships for 2022 and 2024

The ILS is pleased to announce that the venues for the World Conferences on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) for 2021 and 2023, and the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) for 2022 and 2024 have been selected in a ground breaking decision

The hosts for WCDP 2021 will be Colombo, Sri Lanka and for WCDP 2023 will be Marrakesh, Morocco.

The hosts for LWC 2022 will be Agadir, Morocco, and for LWC 2024 will be the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

The ILS congraulates all of the successful bidders for their commitment, and also those other bidders who were not successful on this occasion.

Lifesaving World Championships 2020 - dates now confirmed

The International Lifesaving Federation is pleased to confirm that the Lifesaving World Championships of 2020 will be held in Riccione, Italy from 14th September to October 3rd 2020.

Please visit http://www.lifesaving2020.it/ to find all the information about how to book your accommodation, service and competition packages, and get the access to register for the next exciting edition of the Lifesaving World Championships.

Registration for the Lifesaving World Championships 2020 will only be possible by purchasing the "competition packages".

Australia: SLSA and RLSS Release Annual Reports

Australia’s peak drowning prevention and lifesaving bodies, Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia have today released their annual reports outlining the impacts of fatal and non-fatal drowning deaths across the country last year.

Life Saving at WMG2021

The World Masters Games 2021 Kansai OC President formally announced "Life Saving joined WMG2021 Official Sports" at the '1000 days before' event on Aug. 24.

The Fukui Prefecture Governor and the Takahama Town Mayor did the presentation on the Lifesaving Venue.

The World Masters Games 2021 will be held in Kansai, Japan from the 14th of May till the 30th.

https://www.wmg2021.jp/en/

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