Vision and Mission

WAZA's Vision:


A world where all zoos and aquariums maximise their conservation impact.


This statement expresses WAZA's desire to achieve the potential of zoos and aquariums globally to make a real difference for animals, species, habitat conservation and sustainability.



WAZA's Mission:


WAZA is the voice of a global community of high standard, conservation-based zoos and aquariums and a catalyst for their joint conservation action.


This statement articulates WAZA’s role as a global communication platform for zoos and aquariums committed to conservation and to excellence in zoo and aquarium management.