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WVA and WSPA signed Memorandum of Understanding.

Earlier today, during the Global Seminar on Animal Welfare, the WVA President, Dr Faouzi Kechrid and WSPA CEO, Mike Baker signed the WVA/WSPA Memorandum of Understanding.

During the last 12 months, the WVA and WSPA prepared a MoU where the two organizations agree to working together in order to promote animal welfare globally via agreed specific goals and actions. They also agreed to promote humane, sustainable livestock production and responsible ownership of companion animals.

The WVA/WSPA MoU includes a wide action plan for 2013-2016 on various AW issue such as:

·         Promote animal welfare education globally

·         Raise awareness globally for animal welfare issues

·         Work towards effective Rabies control