IFAW's political advocacy work
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- How is IFAW working to help animals through the CITES treaty?
- What are IFAW efforts for animal welfare at CMS?
- What is the International Whaling Commission (IWC)?
- What is the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW)?
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Political advocacy news
I am inspired every day by the dramatic rescue of individual elephants, whales, tigers, bears, dogs and cats, such as those Watch Video »
I am glad I was there to watch it with an audience. With Roger & Me, Bowling for Columbine and then Fahrenheit 9/11, it Watch Video »
More than 200 guests came together the other night at the historic Telegraph building on Tverskaya Street in downtown Watch Video »
Problems caused by crimes against nature are increasingly attracting the attention of the world. The United States Watch Video »
Government criticised over pointless deaths of hundreds more badgers as it claims cull is a success and extends roll out
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the hundreds of pointless badger deaths confirmed in the recent cull in three areas of the country and the Government’s decision to further roll out the badger cull. Despite failing to meet minimum tar Read more »
Last week, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, decided to ban the import of lion trophies into French territory. Instructions were given to government agencies to no longer issue permits a Read more »
IFAW and INTERPOL yesterday signed an agreement extending their worldwide cooperation to combat wildlife and environmental crime. The event took place at the 2nd INTERPOL-United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Environmental Compliance and Enforc Read more »
The search is on for 20 of the world’s brightest conservationists, aged 18 to 25, to join the first ever Youth Forum for People and Wildlife. Convened by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) the Youth Forum will take place in Johann Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare released the results of a survey today showing that animal issues will affect how the majority of Canadians cast their ballot on October 19th. It also shows near unanimous support for improving protection for Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
I work to help communities develop their own plans to take care of their doggy companions, particularly in places where dogs Read more »
In the wake of Cecil the Lion’s brutal killing, the world has turned its attention to the barbaric practice of trophy Read more »
Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following Read more »
This blog was also published as “The Government’s Grey Seal Cull is Not Based on Science” in Huffington Read more »