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Africa Animal Welfare Conference (AAWC)

What is Africa Animal Welfare Conference?
It is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

2020 Conference

Dates: From 7th-10th September 2020

Venue: Virtual conference.

Conference Organizers: Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR).

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Conference Speakers




Why the Conference?

Vision

The Conference has the vision to be a premier platform for animal welfare stakeholders in Africa to dialogue and address circumstances and developments in animal welfare.

Mission

The Conference has a mission to bring together animal welfare stakeholders to deliberate on critical issues affecting animals, their value and their contribution to socio- economic development in Africa.

Goal

The overall goal of the conference is to stimulate policy development, review and planning for the realization of animal welfare.

Conference Objectives
01

To assess the implications of COVID-19 pandemic and future zoonoses on human health, animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation and their threat to attainment of sustainable development goals.

02

To illustrate the progress in harnessing the link between animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation, human and animal health and sustainable development in Africa.

03

To establish a focused and well-informed caucus of animal welfare practitioners and stakeholders who are cognizant of prevailing developments in all aspects of this sector.

04

To assess the role of using natural solutions in achieving our desires for food security and tackling the challenges of development in Africa.

05

To illustrate progress towards mainstreaming Animal Welfare in the United Nations and Member States across Africa and championing the gains realized through the African Platform for Animal Welfare (APAW).

06

To establish the role of governments, individuals, organizations, and communities in achieving responsible use of animals, improving animal welfare, and supporting environmental conservation in Africa.






Co-Hosting Partners

Conference Partners





Call Us

+254 – (0) 798 452 625;

Mail Us

info@aawconference.org

Office Timing

 Mon - FRI 9:00 - 5:00

AAW Conference

Africa Animal Welfare Conference is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

Office Locations

Kifaru House,

House Number 137,

Milima Road, Hardy-Karen,

Nairobi, Kenya.