Universal Declaration for Animal Welfare (UDAW)

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IFAW campaigning for the Universal Declaration for Animal Welfare

It is shocking to consider that even now there is no global, intergovernmental recognition of the importance of animal welfare legislation. IFAW believes this must change, which is why we support the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW). The adoption of this formal declaration at the UN General Assembly would establish animal welfare on the global political agenda.

The declaration process was originally launched by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in 2000. IFAW is part of the UDAW steering committee and is collaborating with other animal organisations in support of the Declaration.

The Declaration is an important way for governments to express their commitment to protecting animal welfare and is a vital springboard to changes in international and national policies and animal legislation. It would help strengthen enforcement of animal welfare measures and promote humane treatment of animals in every corner of the world.

The petitioners

Everyone that's signed petition:

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    marie-cecile sanz
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    miri miron
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    Tachi G. de Salas
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    Myriam Vanstalle
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    Theresa Salazar
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    susanne fritsch
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    Janet Mullin
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    jene higuero
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    martine sommeryn
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    martine sommeryn
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    sean irvin
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    sean irvin
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    Barbara Smith
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    ROMY HERNANDEZ
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    eileen melamed
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    eileen melamed
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    Kathy Fosland
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    Daniele Halle
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    Daniele Halle
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    MG Marquez
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    Marjorie Hass
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    emmanuelle seurat
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    tonya francis
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    SANDRA QUELCH
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    SANDRA QUELCH
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    Tracey Mangus
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    Susanne Alvarez
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    Stephanie Duhauvel
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    Karina Haldane
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    Inge Debouvere
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    Gina McBride
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    Isabelle BLANCHON
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    marie pellieux
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    Kristien Ghys
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    Kristien Ghys
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    Heather Hintx
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    Nimmi Schueller
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    Marcia Clemente
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    linda anchondo
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    Jana Trofimov
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IFAW campaigning for the Universal Declaration for Animal Welfare

It is shocking to consider that even now there is no global, intergovernmental recognition of the importance of animal welfare legislation. IFAW believes this must change, which is why we support the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW). The adoption of this formal declaration at the UN General Assembly would establish animal welfare on the global political agenda.

The declaration process was originally launched by the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in 2000. IFAW is part of the UDAW steering committee and is collaborating with other animal organisations in support of the Declaration.

The Declaration is an important way for governments to express their commitment to protecting animal welfare and is a vital springboard to changes in international and national policies and animal legislation. It would help strengthen enforcement of animal welfare measures and promote humane treatment of animals in every corner of the world.

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Anonymous
1 year ago

Love Animals , please do not hurt them....

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Het word tijd om elk dier te bechermen !!!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Dierenwelzijn, het lijkt zo evident en toch ... tekenen voor een leven waar ook zij recht op hebben !

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Dierenwelzijn, het lijkt zo evident en toch ... tekenen voor een leven waar ook zij recht op hebben !

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Ook dieren hebben rechten! Recht op een plekje op deze wereld, recht op liefde en respect! Recht op een waardig bestaan! Wie geen dieren respecteert, verdient deze wereld ook niet!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Hoog tijd dat dit er eindelijk komt!!!!!!!!!!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Laat het geen vijf jaar meer duren voor de Universele Verklaring voor Dierenwelzijn er komt want nog in teveel landen wordt dierenwelzijn op dit eigenste ogenblik met de voeten getreden !! Tijd voor actie !!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Since the 1600’s, the use of animals for food and other products has been one of the major causes of extinct or endangered animals.
When humans meet animals, animals always lose. We are destroying habitat and species at a faster rate than a mass extinction event caused by natural forces.Freedom from discomfort;
ALL ANIMALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO:
Freedom from hunger and thirst;
Freedom from fear and distress;
Freedom from pain, injury and disease;
Freedom to express natural behaviour.

BAN HUNTING,CANNED OR OTHERWISE,BAN IVORY,FUR,ANIMAL TESTING!!!
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Enough greed!!!Enough corruption!!!There are so many different sources,its 2012 for goodness sake.

i CANT BARE TO SEE THIS EARTH BLEED ANYMORE,ALL ANIMALS WE HERE BEFORE ANY HUMANS WERE,THANKS TO THEM WE FEED,WE DRESS...SHOW THEM RESPECT COZ WITH OUT WE ALL SUFFER!!!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Animals are at the mercy of humans and some times people show no mercy!! LET'S ALL FIGHT FOR THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ALL LIVING THINGS!!!!

 
Anonymous
1 year ago

Animals deserve better, enough animal abuse through the centuries!