FIAT-IFTA (Fédération Internationale des Associations de Thanatologues), or in English, The World Organization of Funeral Operatives, is a globally significant organization dedicated to the promotion of funeral practices and the advancement of the funeral industry. Founded in 1970 in The Hague, Netherlands, FIAT-IFTA plays a crucial role in promoting standards and best practices within the international funeral industry.


As an umbrella organization, FIAT-IFTA represents the interests of its members on an international level. It collaborates with governments, international organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to advance and protect the interests of the funeral industry.

The member organizations of FIAT-IFTA from various countries and cultures share their expertise and best practices. This fosters continuous improvement of services and standards in the global funeral industry.

With over a decade of experience in software development and data collection, PBSGEO has established itself as a leading company in the field of cemetery digitization and has been a member of FIAT-IFTA since 2022. PBSGEO offers advanced solutions for public, church, and private institutions and organizations, with more than 180 administrations now using their digital solutions. PBSGEO aims to preserve cultural heritage through digital innovation and to develop solutions that modernize the cemetery industry. In 2024, the 17th FIAT-IFTA Convention will take place in Krakow.