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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 18:26

Events to Watch 2017

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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 23:36

2017: A Year of ACTion for Animals!

As we set our sights on our goals and resolutions for 2017, we have a unique opportunity to assess our advocacy for animals and incorporate a fresh approach to our strategies in the coming year.

Published in World Animal Net Blog
Friday, 23 December 2016 19:26

A Snapshot of WAN’s 2016

2016 was a busy year for WAN. We do everything it takes to achieve policy change for animals across the world, and this year this has taken us to Paris, Washington, D.C., Addis Ababa, Malawi, and Guadalajara, Mexico, working for progress for animals everywhere. Here’s what we’ve been up to:2017 1

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We are proud to announce that the Model Animal Welfare Act, released earlier this year for viewing and download on our website, is now available as a paperback book! We know exactly what you're thinking—just in time for the holidays! 

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Our co-founder and board director, Janice Cox, was recently interviewed by our colleagues at the Global Animal Law Project (GAL)! In the interview she discusses our recent Model Animal Welfare Act, advocacy at the UN, and her dreams for animals in the future. GAL is a platform that provides a database of animal law provisions around the world, allows animal law professionals to connect to an international animal law community, and allows for practitioners to contribute their own ideas into the GAL “matrix.”

Published in World Animal Net Blog
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 21:19

WAN Announces New Model Animal Welfare Act

I cannot adequately express how happy I was to be able to pen the words: “World Animal Net is pleased to present its Model Animal Welfare Act” recently! Sabine Lennkh, a German lawyer (who specialised in Comparative Law and Animal Welfare Legislation for her Doctorate), and I have been working on this project for over three years now – and it has been a hard slog...

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Advocates around the world have made amazing strides for animals this year. From the U.S. ending government-funded experiments on chimpanzees, to the end of animal sacrifice in Nepal’s Gadhimai festival, 2015 was a big year for animals.

Published in World Animal Net Blog
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 21:49

Last Week’s Legal Milestones for Animals

Legal advancements for animals can often come at a painfully slow pace. But last week, we couldn’t help but notice how many wins and promising animal law-related news items kept coming in. Here are a few of the highlights:

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Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean things aren’t heating up in the world of animal protection law. We at World Animal Net are very excited about a number of new developments in the field. Here are our top picks worth mentioning:

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Animal protection organizations with an interest in brushing up on their general knowledge of animal law or offering their expertise in a certain area of animal law may just be in luck. An increasing number of animal law committees are forming to help educate attorneys, professionals, and often the general public on legal issues surrounding animals. And occasionally, these events are even free to attend.

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