WAN receives accreditation at the UNEP!
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WAN Receives Accreditation at the United Nations Environment Programme

WAN is pleased to announce that we have now received accreditation at the United Nations Environment Programme, expanding the bodies within the UN where we are able to advocate for animals. This year’s UNEP session focuses on pollution, a key issue for advocates concerned about the growth of intensive animal agriculture. Read more...

Africa Finalizes a Continent-wide Animal Welfare Strategy

Africa, under leadership from the African Union, has now finalized the Animal Welfare Strategy for Africa and developed the African Platform for Animal Welfare, tasked with implementing the strategy. Read more…

From the WAN Blog

WAN advocates for animals at the United Nations High Level Political Forum. Read more…

Chance to nominate heroes in rabies prevention ends 12 September. 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. 

Upcoming Events

3-5 September: International Conference on Cultured Meat (Germany)
5-8 September: 7th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level (The Netherlands)
13 September:  Stop Live Transport: International Awareness Day (Worldwide)
Various dates: Courses on Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law (UK)

International News

- Lebanon creates its first animal welfare law.
- How policy change changed the lives of animals in US disasters. Read more...
- Improved science shows that dogs are self-aware.
- Animals get advocates in courts in one US state. Read more...
- How bad science has limited our ability to understand animals’ abilities. Read more...
We are pleased to welcome the following organizations to the
World Animal Net Directory!
Horn Society For the Protection and Care of Animals (Somalia) - 
Essere Animali (Italy) - BarkTown Dog Rescue and Sanctuary (USA) - Save a Bunny (USA) - Djurens Ratt (Sweden) - Highveld Horse Care Unit (South Africa)- Krys Rescue Center (USA) - Voice of Animals Foundation (Pakistan) 
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