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Call to Action: How Your Organization Can Stand Up for Animals at the United Nations

Animals are underrepresented at the United Nations. Your organization can help change that by applying for consultative status. The application deadline is June 1, 2017. Find out how.  

WATCH NOW: WAN Advocates for Animals at the World Bank

The World Bank makes plans to be a leader on animal welfare, and accepts our challenge to host an international stakeholder conference on animal welfare. Watch the panel discussion here. 

From the WAN Blog

- Africa is poised to finalize a continent-wide animal welfare strategy. Read more...
- The People's Climate March may have passed, but it was just the beginning anyways! Here’s six reasons why animal welfare advocates and environmentals should join forces. Plus, read about the Plant-Powered Planet Protectors' activities at the march here.

May's Events

May 2-11: 2017 Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series (Australia)
May 5-7: The Rethinking Animals Summit (USA)
May 7-13: Be Kind to Animals Week (worldwide)
May 20: Animal Law Symposium 2017 (USA)

International News

- Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage forced to close after brutal poaching attack. Read more...
- Humpback whale babies 'whisper' to their moms to avoid detection by predators. Read more...
- LA becomes largest US city to ban wild animals in entertainment. Read more...
- South African court dismisses appeal to maintain moratorium on domestic rhino horn trade. Read more...
- Fish are not forgetful. Read more... 

Get your copy of the Model Animal Welfare Act!

The Model Animal Welfare Act is now available for purchase from our website and on Amazon! However, if you would like to order copies in bulk, contact us as we are happy to provide special pricing on bulk orders. 
We are pleased to welcome the following organizations to the
World Animal Net Directory!
Stara Brdo - Mission Pawssible -  SPCA, Udgir - EULEN- UND GREIFVOGELSTATION Haringsee - Vet Crescent Society UVAS, LHR
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