Vision and Mission
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 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.