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The 5th Africa Animal Welfare Conference - Action 2021.

Theme: ONE HEALTH ONE WELFARE - For A better and greener tomorrow.

Dates: 1 - 3, November 2021.

Venue: This year's conference will be held both virtually and physically .

  • Virtual - Through a Zoom platform.
  • Physical - At the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), Accra Ghana.
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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.

2021 Conference

Dates: From 1st-3rd November 2021.

Venue: Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), Accra Ghana.

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).



Who Should attend the conference?

The conference will be a congregation of multi-disciplinary interaction, expertise and interest in thematic areas cutting across Animal Welfare, Wildlife and Environmental Conservation and sustainable development, including civil society groups, NGOs, government officials and representatives of government affiliated institutions, members of UNEP’s Committee of Permanent Representatives, members of Regional Economic Communities, academia, researchers, media, policy makers, community members, interest groups, development practitioners, students in tertiary institutions and relevant stakeholders




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 provide delegates with an opportunity to discuss pertinent matters regarding animal welfare, environmental conservation and human health and development through three-days participatory conference dialogues.

02

To evaluate and demonstrate progress towards mainstreaming Animal Welfare in the United Nations system, the status of the adoption and implementation of the Animal Welfare Strategy for Africa (AWSA) and to champion the Africa Platform for Animal Welfare initiative.

03

To assess and document the progress of agreed resolutions from the 2020 Conference.

04

To review the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how this is and should be informing and influencing decisions and actions on animal welfare, environmental and human well-being in Africa.

05

To demonstrate the interconnection of the health and welfare of animals, the environment, and the people’s well-being and what this must mean for policy and practice now and throughout the decade to 2030.






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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

Riverine Nature Reserve,

Number 137,

Milima Road, Hardy-Karen,

Nairobi, Kenya.