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Rescheduling WCDP 2021 to 2023

At the recent ILS Board of Directors Meeting on 19th September 2020 a decision was taken to reschedule the World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) planned for October 2021 in…


ILS mourns a past President

It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Mr Derrick Whitting, a past President of the ILS from 1996 to 2000. Yesterday morning (14th July, 2020) Derrick…



Rescheduling of the LWC2020

Following the decision on 19 March 2020 to postpone LWC2020 due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the ILS has discussed alternative solutions with the Italian Lifesaving Federation (FIN) and with…



Postponement of the World Masters Games

At the International Masters Games Association’s (IMGA) General Assembly held today, 4th November 2020, it was confirmed that the 10th edition of the World Masters Games (WMG) planned for Kansai,…



The Visible Behaviour of Drowning Persons

During the World Congress on Drowning Prevention in Durban in 2019, an invitation-only workshop was organized to study the behavior of persons who were in the process of drowning. Twenty…