3rd Africa Animal Welfare Conference, 2019

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Call For Papers

The Conference invites submission of abstracts for paper or poster presentations at the conference as contextualized on the sub themes.

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Venue and Travel Guidelines

The conference will take place at the United Nations Conference Centre-Addis Ababa,(UNCC-AA), within the larger United Nations Economic Commission for Africa(UN ECA) Complex

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3rd Africa Animal Welfare Conference (AAWC)

What is Africa Animal Welfare Conference
It is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with UN Environment for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

2019 Conference

Dates: From 2-4 September 2019

Venue: Ethiopia - At the United Nations Conference Centre-Addis Ababa, (UNCC-AA), within the larger United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA) Complex.

Theme: "Animals, Environment and Sustainable Development in 21st Century Africa: An Interlinked Approach".

Conference Organizers: Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in partnership with UN Environment.



Call For Papers

The Conference invites submission of abstracts for paper or poster presentations at the conference as contextualized on the sub themes.


Guidelines for Abstract Submission:

  • The abstract should highlight the sub theme that the paper focuses on
  • The title of the presentation
  • Name(s) and Institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s)
  • Telephone and email contact of the corresponding author
  • Abstract should not exceed 300 words
  • The text should be MS Word format, Font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing

Abstracts should be submitted to: abstracts@aawconference.org

The deadline for abstract submission is 30th June 2019

Successful authors will be notified of their abstract acceptance by 10th July 2019 and will be expected to submit in soft copy full papers of not more than 5000 words by 25th July 2019, and presentations in Power Point formats of not more than 15 slides by 30th July 2019.

For any inquiries, please contact: enquiries@aawconference.org

The Conference Sub Themes are:

  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Technology
  • Research and Training
  • Multilateral Agreements
  • Climate Change
  • Animal Health
  • Public Health Systems
  • Economics and Trade
  • The United Nations Environment Assembly and how it can contribute to improvement of animal welfare in Africa


Target Audience and Expected Outcomes

Audience
The conference targets to bring together civil society groups involved in animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation, NGOs, government officials and government affiliated institutions, academics, researchers, media, policy makers, legal practitioners, community members, interest groups, development practitioners and relevant stakeholders.

The conference will provide an ambient space for 300 participants to deliberate on the issues of Animal Welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation amidst the development inter-play. The conference will thus be a congregation of multi-disciplinary interaction, expertise and interest in thematic areas cutting across Animal Welfare, environment and sustainable development.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Enhanced support for animal welfare across Africa demonstrated through involvement of government representatives, civil society and broad section of stakeholders in the AAW Conference, regional community forums, UN forums and intergovernmental meetings.
  2. Increased sensitization on the contribution of animals and Animal Welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation in Africa to the attainment of SDGs 1,2,3,7,8,12,13,15 and 17.
  3. Enhanced interest and involvement in Animal Welfare, Wildlife and Environmental Conservation by governments in Africa through policy development and implementation.
  4. Involvement of AU-IBAR and OIE in standard setting and influencing policies formulation and implementation among member states.


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+254 – (0) 727 – 234447;

Mail Us

info@aawconference.org

Office Timing

 Mon - FRI 9:00 - 5:00

AAW Conference

Africa Animal Welfare Conference is an annual conference co-hosted by Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) in collaboration with UN Environment for professionals and practitioners, coming together to discuss issues that cut across animal welfare, wildlife and environmental conservation.

Office Locations

Suite 2, 1st Floor
Westend Place Building, Mai Mahiu Rd

Off Mbagathi, Lang'ata Round About.

Nairobi, Kenya.