News: Promoting global animal welfare
04 May 2017
Last year, 60 dedicated supporters ran Australia’s largest fun run for World Animal Protection. This year could be your turn to run to help animals in need around the world.
01 July 2016
Ahead of the Sydney City2Surf, we caught up with animal lover, conservationist and activist Lisa Patterson. We are incredibly grateful Lisa has chosen to run this iconic event for World Animal Protection once again.
10 May 2016
We’re delighted to announce that our new permanent CEO, Steve McIvor, has been appointed. Steve has extensive experience within both the animal welfare and corporate sectors, most recently as our acting CEO and Global Director of Programmes.
02 May 2016
Civets enslaved in growing demand for tourism and luxury coffee.
29 January 2015
Recent amendments to French Civil Law have modified the classification of animals from ‘personal property’ to ‘living beings gifted with sentience’.
24 November 2014
Our new Animal Protection Index judges 50 countries on their policy and legislation for animals, identifying where improvements can be made to protect animals and people
15 October 2014
For the first time, animal welfare has appeared in a United Nations (UN) agreed text
06 August 2014
Animal protection included in UN's draft Sustainable Development Goals