Alex has been the Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition since July 1999 and became the International Chairperson in 2007. EPC’s goal is to build a well-informed, broadly based membership of groups and individuals in order to establish an effective social barrier to euthanasia and assisted suicide. EPC is based in Canada, and is working to launch EPC-USA in May in Washington, DC. EPC-International, which has standing at the UN, has member groups in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland. EPC has organized numerous international symposiums on euthanasia and assisted suicide, drawing attention to this world-wide epidemic.
Alex has had articles published in newspapers world-wide and has the world’s most widely read blog on issues related to euthanasia and assisted suicide (www.alexschadenberg.blogspot.com). Alex has become known as the definitive source of information on issues related to euthanasia and assisted suicide as seen in his book entitled, Exposing Vulnerable People to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. He is currently working on a book featuring the best articles on euthanasia and assisted suicide as well as producing a new video/documentary. EPC’s video entitled, “Turning the Tide,” sold more than 1800 copies since 2007.
Alex is also a world renowned speaker and has spoken throughout Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Switzerland, Belgium, and Italy. Alex has debated euthanasia enthusiasts Jan Bernheim, Wanda Morris, and Udo Schuklenk.
Alex works with many other groups to establish an effective world-wide opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide, such as: HOPE Australia, TAS, Choice is an Illusion, and the Care Not Killing Alliance. Alex is married to Susan and they have six children.