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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Introducing animal welfare into the sustainable livestock sector transformation debate

Meeting of the FAO sub-committee on Livestock The FAO Committee on Agriculture (COAG) is set to reconvene its Sub-committee on Livestock (SCL) for its second session from July 16-18, 2024. Established in 2020, the SCL …

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Animal welfare is an opportunity to increase food security

All human beings have the right to adequate food, including all the nutritional elements needed to live a healthy and active life, and the right to be free from hunger. Food security is a public …

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Key Takeaways from WOAH’s 91st General Session

Once a year, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) hosts its World Assembly of Delegates, a time during which its standards are reviewed and updated. The WFA attended this year’s session, WOAH’s 91st General …

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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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