News: Promoting global animal welfare
06 December 2017
We’ve developed a new business model to help make elephant tourist attractions in Thailand safer for elephants, by shifting away from cruel and unnatural entertainment practices
10 May 2016
We’re delighted to announce that our new permanent CEO, Steve McIvor, has been appointed. Steve has extensive experience within both the animal welfare and corporate sectors, most recently as our acting CEO and Global Director of Programmes.
25 September 2015
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are about to be put into action. Our lobbying efforts have given animal protection a significant position in this global scheme.
23 April 2015
World Animal Protection is sad to announce the recent passing of its Chief Veterinary Adviser, Dr David Bayvel, following an illness.
03 March 2015
We are standing up for animals in Brussels today, as an event on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) gets underway.
29 January 2015
Recent amendments to French Civil Law have modified the classification of animals from ‘personal property’ to ‘living beings gifted with sentience’.
24 November 2014
Our new Animal Protection Index judges 50 countries on their policy and legislation for animals, identifying where improvements can be made to protect animals and people
15 October 2014
For the first time, animal welfare has appeared in a United Nations (UN) agreed text
06 August 2014
Animal protection included in UN's draft Sustainable Development Goals