Animal welfare is a worldwide matter

We are a federation of 60+ NGOs working towards the recognition of animal welfare as essential for the sustainable development agenda. Our efforts focus on integrating animal welfare into international health, food, and environmental regimes and trade and development finance rules.

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Bright spots at the UN Climate Talks

It feels strange to look back at an event that was perceived as disappointing by so many people around the world and yet feel energised with our work and results. Yet, two distinct perceptions of …

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Seven new organisations join the World Federation for Animals

The World Federation for Animals has recently expanded its membership to include seven diverse organisations from around the globe, working in Latin America, North America, Asia, and Oceania. These new members bring unique perspectives and …

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World Federation for Animals at UN Climate Change Conference 

The UN Climate Change Conference kicks off on Monday in Bonn, and the World Federation for Animals (WFA) will be there to emphasise how protecting animals strengthens climate action. Over the two-week conference, the Federation …

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Amplifying the voice of trillions

We harness the collective strength of the animal protection movement to champion the interests of countless sentient beings on the global policy stage. Our pillars of impact drive meaningful change:

Transform policymakers’ mindsets to view animal welfare as a catalyst for sustainable development

Unify and empower animal protection NGOs to be one powerful force in international fora.

Forge an effective Federation with a representative, engaged, and influential membership, driving meaningful change.

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Helping animals around the world

Our members (●) are at the heart of this movement, representing the diverse interests and perspectives that shape our approach on a global scale. Our regional networks (●) garner additional support, ensuring that our voice in international fora is truly representative. Together, we are committed to achieving global impact for animals.

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