Integrating animal welfare into the OIE General Session in Paris
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Integrating animal welfare into the World Organisation for Animal Health General Session in Paris

The 87th General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) took place from 26-31 May. The event was attended by 900 individuals, including Delegates from 182 Member Countries and professionals from 71 individual organizations, and made significant progress on several animal welfare issues. Read more...

A Global Pact for the Environment: Third Substantive Session    

The third Substantive Session of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) Towards a Global Pact for the Environment took place from 20-22 May 2019 at UN Environment in Nairobi, Kenya. This was the last substantive meeting, preparing recommendations to be sent back to the UN General Assembly on further action for the environment. Read more...

Outcomes of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 4)

The fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 4) took place from 11-15 March 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, organised on the theme of “Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production.” WAN and partners hosted a side event on sustainable food systems and a booth to raise awareness on the impact of animal products on the environment. Read more...

From the WAN Blog

- Plant-based meats have lift off! Beyond Meat has gone public with a bang! Read more…
- International Day for Biological Diversity - Linking animal, human and environmental wellbeing. Read more…
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Get your copy of the Model Animal Welfare Act!

The Model Animal Welfare Act is 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

10-14 June: Animals & Society Short Course: Current Issues in Human-Animal Relationships (USA)
14 June: Stop Live Transport: International Awareness Day (Worldwide)
6-8 June: 12th Expert Forum on Farm Animal Well-being (Czech Republic)
1-4 July: Animals in the Public Eye: Human Interactions and Perceptions of Animals (USA)
3-4 July: Advancing animal welfare science: How do we get there? - Who is it good for? (Belgium)
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International News

- 4,000 Live Reptiles Rescued In Biggest Global Raid of its Kind
Cat Declawing Ban is Passed by N.Y. Lawmakers
Botswana Lifts Ban on Elephant Hunting
- One Million EU Citizens Make History for Farm Animals
- German Circus Uses Hologram Animals to Protest Against Animal Abuse
We are pleased to welcome the following organizations to the
World Animal Net Directory!
Algarve Horse Alarm - Animal Health Training and Consultancy Service (Nepal) - Sibanye Animal and Conservancy Trust (Zimbabwe) - Mary’s Fur Sanctuary (Philippines) - Greyton Farm Animal Sanctuary (South Africa) - Dubai Vegan Community (UAE) - Responsible Policies for Animals (USA) - Animal Place (USA) -  Special Animal Rescue Unit (Hungary) - Red de Auxilio de Perros y Gatos (Ecuador) - PNPC Animal Rescue (Canada)
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