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
Today, the Member States of the European Union declared their support to a coordinated effort to tackle wildlife crime by Read more »
It’s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east Watch Video »
Early this week, Curtis Wilmington, the owner of the Oahu gifts retailer Hawaiian Accessories, Inc. pleaded guilty to Watch Video »
On World Wildlife Day, I am proud to announce an extraordinary group of 34 young people, ages 18-25, from around the world Watch Video »
Earlier today, EU Ministers of the Environment unanimously endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking published by the European Commission last February. The European Union now has the much-needed frame to coordinate a strategic a Read more »
U.S. is Largest Importer of Hunting Trophies By Far Today the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) released Killing For Trophies: An Analysis of Global Trophy Hunting Trade. The new report provides an in-depth look at the scope and scale of t Read more »
Americans accept our shared responsibility to protect wildlife, wherever it may roam Azzedine Downes, CEO of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) issued the following statement in response to the United States’ final ivory reg Read more »
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) and the Wildlife Trust of India (www.wildlifetrustofindia.org) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Con Read more »
The result of a comprehensive analysis of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Read more »
The past couple of days brought me to the Bay Area, where the International Fund for Animal Welfare worked in partnership Read more »
Watch part one of the ICJ proceeding above. Part two can be found here. Once the 16 judges and the president of the Read more »
The International Court of Justice hearing of Australia’s case against Japanese whaling in the Antarctic, which opens Read more »
It's been a long time coming but today finally marks the opening of oral arguments before the International Court of Read more »