World Veterinary Association News – April 2013


The WVA is happy to announce that the WVA Presidents Assembly (PA) 2013 will take place on Thursday 19th September 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic during the World Veterinary Congress 2013. The PA will be followed by the WVA 150 year’s celebration event.

Very important points on the PA agenda are the vote for the new constitution and by-laws as well as a new set of rules for the future World Veterinary Congress.

To read more about the Presidents Assembly, as well as committee activities, download the pdf of the complete WVA announcements.

World Veterinary Day

World Veterinary DayThe World Veterinary Association is happy to announce that the theme for the World Veterinary Day Award for 2013 is Vaccination.

The winner of the 2013 Award will be announced at the opening ceremony of OIE 81st  General Session to be held in Paris, France on 26 May 2013 and will be invited to the World Veterinary Congress 17 – 20 September in Prague, Czech Republic where he or she will receive the prize of 1000 US$.

Click to download the World Veterinary Day Award for 2013 background notes in English, French, and Spanish (including instructions for the selection process) and the application form. Applications should be submitted by 1stMay 2013 to: