Hyderabad, Jul 21 (UNI) India for Animals (IFA) 2018, a national conference organised by Federation of India Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) on protection of animal rights, to be held here from October 26-28.
Being a one-of-its-kind event in India, this conference is FIAPO’s premier event and marks the celebration of animal rights in the country.
The conference to be inaugurated by FIAPO Chairman Emeritus Dr Chinny Krishna, provides a unique opportunity to hundreds of grassroots activists, practitioners and philanthropists from across the country to share experiences and learn from India’s experts in the animal protection movement, said Varda Mehrotra, Executive Director, Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) in a statement here on Saturday.
IFA helps people get together under a common banner to connect, build and learn from each other.
During the 3-day conference will discuss various issues and prominent speakers from various countreis will also address difference sessions to be held on various issues relating to animals.
Through the 4 roundtable sessions to be held in the conference will discuss on – dog breeding and pet ownership; farmed animals: cattle trafficking and illegal slaughter and on elephants and on Vegan advocacy.
Dogs Trust runs 21 rehoming centres across the UK and one speaker Mr Adrian will tell the inspiring story of how these rehoming centres do more than just offer a safe refuge for the dogs in their care during the conference.
Ashish Kothari, one of India’s leading activists who works on Animals rights and environmental justice, will speak on why our work needs to be more holistic and what the future holds for the environment and animal rights in India at the event.
One of the biggest milestones for animals in India was the AWBI v Nagaraja judgment and Justice Radhakrishnan will speaks about his landmark judgment and how it will affect animals rights in the legal space going forward during the sessions on legal challenges for animal rights.
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