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The animal welfare Nexus resolution – Current state of play

On 14 December 2022, the United Nations General Assembly adopted two resolutions that recall and ...
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One Health & Animals in UN Declaration

Earlier this month, representatives of countries from around the world gathered in New York for ...
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Building back better: Animal welfare, environment & sustainable development nexus

On 15 July 2022 the World Federation for Animals (WFA) hosted an online conversation on ...
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Civil society tells UN Member States to repeal subsidies for practices with detrimental animal welfare impacts

“Governments must reverse the global expansion of industrialised animal farming and agriculture”, recommend NGOs from ...
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To build back better, we need to prevent new crises by improving animal welfare

In the lead up to the UN High Level Political Forum, the World Federation for ...
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Taking forward the Animal Welfare Nexus resolution

February 2022 was historic.  It was a challenging but ultimately successful process through the preparatory ...
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Historic UN resolution recognizes animal welfare’s role in sustainability

World Federation for Animals African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources Africa Network for Animal ...
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UNEA 5.2 – Strengthening action for nature and animal welfare

At this year’s UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2), several G77 countries are sponsoring a Resolution ...
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Why include animal welfare in the 2022 declaration?

Animal welfare is still missing at the UN and particularly in its Agenda for the ...
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Preventing the next pandemic: Submission for the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Statement submitted in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the run-up to ...
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NGO Major Group statement: Building post-Covid resilience means ending funding for unsustainable food systems

Statement on behalf of the NGO Major Group at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable ...
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UN Declaration highlights need to protect animals for sustainable future

After lobbying by the Animal Issues Thematic Cluster, a coalition of animal protection organisations working ...
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