World Veterinary Association (WVA)

Association mondiale vétérinaire (AMV)
Asociación Mundial Veterinaria (AMV)
Welt-Tierärztegesellschaft (WTG)
Vsemirnaja Veterinarnaja Associacija

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URL: http://www.worldvet.org/

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Founded

1959 Madrid Spain

History

Founded 1959, Madrid (Spain), during the 16th World Veterinary Congress (WVC). April 1863, Professor John Gamgee from the college of Edinburgh (UK) took the initiative to invite professors of veterinary medicine and veterinarians from all over Europe to a general meeting in Hamburg (Germany) 14-18 Jul 1863. This meeting became the first International Veterinary Congress later known as the World Veterinary Congress, attended by 103 veterinarians from 10 countries. At the 8th WVC, Budapest (Hungary), 1906, H-XH4479 - Permanent Committee for International Veterinary Congresses was formed to be the organizational link between congresses. At the 15th WVC, Stockholm (Sweden), 1953, it was decided to form an international association. The Permanent Committee worked with a Constitution of the World Veterinary Association until the foundation of the Association as a continuation of the Permanent Committee for the International Veterinary Congresses.

Aims

Safeguard veterinary interests in world society and unify the veterinary profession worldwide; set up highest possible standards for education, ethics and excellence in performance of all aspects of the profession; create an environment that recognizes diversity in the setting up of common guidelines, standards, policies and programmes to the benefit of the veterinary profession and society; implement the results of veterinary science to protect and improve animal welfare, animal health, human health and the environment.

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Structure

General Assembly (GA); Council, comprising about 17 elected representatives from different world regions and International Organizations members; Executive Committee (EXCOM); Technical Committees; Secretariat, based in Brussels (Belgium).

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UIA Org ID

XA3606

Last News

2018

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