Janice Cox

Janice Cox

Janice was a co-founder of World Animal Net, which has merged into the World Federation for Animals (WFA). She is now a WFA Policy Advisor, and focuses on the inclusion of animal welfare and animal issues in the environment and development.

Janice has held a variety of management and advocacy roles in the international animal welfare movement over the past 30 years. Based in South Africa, she has assisted with UN Environment and regional advocacy. She is a member of the African Platform for Animal Welfare, and spent a year working with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)'s Southern African office on regional strategic planning for animal welfare.

Janice was the recipient of the Humane Society International 2014 award for “extraordinary commitment and achievement for animal protection”.

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UNFCCC COP27: Conference of Words or Action?

The 27th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP27) will take place from 7 to 18 November 2022. It comes amid unmet commitments, lingering disruptions ...
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How animals are harmed by armed conflicts and military activities

When the impact of armed conflicts on animals is considered, this is commonly subsumed by more general consideration of the “environment”, of “nature” or of ...
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Preparing the ground for UNEA 5.1.

This previous World Federation for Animals (WFA) blog on “The top reasons to promote advocacy for animals at UNEA 5.1” explained the importance of UNEA, ...
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The top reasons to promote advocacy for animals at UNEA 5.1

About UNEA 5 The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. It is a key advocacy opportunity for furthering animal issues ...
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