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WAN Publishes New Guidance Document on UN Environment

In December 2017, WAN attended the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), and just this March, WAN was invited back to Nairobi to chair a session at a civil society consultation. Now that the theme for the next UNEA (March 2019) has been announced, WAN is working to strengthen animal protection organization participation at UNEA and is pleased to announce a new guidance document. Read more… 

The Sustainable Development Agenda in Your Country

Part of the review process for the UN’s Sustainable Development Agenda includes “Voluntary National Reviews” (VNRs). VNRs provide the opportunity for animal protection organizations to demonstrate the importance of animal protection to the Sustainable Development Agenda on a national level. There are 47 countries conducting VNRs this year. Is your country one? Find out, and learn how to get involved on our blog

What is Earth Jurisprudence?

WAN was thrilled to partner with the Earth Law Center in publishing a blog exploring the relationship between Earth Jurisprudence and animal law. Learn more about the important work being done by the Earth Law Center, and how animals fit in, on our blog. Read more…

From the WAN Blog

- In case you missed it, our blog was published by the United Nations! Read more… 
- The UN’s High Level Political Forum is only three months away. Learn how to get involved with our handy guide. Read more… 

Upcoming Events

18-19 April: International Wildlife Law Conference (USA)
22-23 April: Canadian Animal Welfare Conference (Canada)
24 April: World Day for Animals in Labs (Worldwide) 
27-28 April: Save the Frogs World Summit (USA) 
30 April: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (USA)
Browse all events on our
*new and improved* event calendar.

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. 

International News

- Africa’s disunity on the ivory trade widens.
- 10,000 rabbits killed in New Zealand Easter hunting competition. Read more...
- Animals increasingly confused by climate change.
- By going vegan, America could feed an additional 390 million people, study suggests. Read more...
- “Whales who love to sing in the dark” Read more...
- India bans imports of seal fur and skin. Read more...
We are pleased to welcome the following organizations to the
World Animal Net Directory!
African Voice for Animals Initiative (Nigeria) - Forest Animal Rescue (USA) - Henry’s Home Sanctuary (USA) - Swiss Cetacean Society (Switzerland) - Animals for Viruthunagar (India) - Buddies 4 Ever (South Africa)New Jersey Animal Save Movement (USA) - Association Merci Vegan (France)
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