Vision and Mission

WAZA's Vision:

The full conservation potential of world zoos and aquariums is realised.


This Vision statement expresses WAZA's overall long-term goal of ensuring that the huge potential of zoos and aquariums throughout the world to contribute to species and habitat conservation and sustainability is fully realised.


WAZA's Mission:

WAZA is the voice of a worldwide community of zoos and aquariums and a catalyst for their joint conservation action.


This Mission statement articulates WAZA's special role or ‘niche' in achieving the Vision as the global communication platform and representative for a major part of the world zoo and aquarium community; as well as the global catalyst for joint conservation action, business development, marketing, sustainability and membership.

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