WDA representatives met with Congressman Oshima Kusuo. He pledged to prioritise the legislation to ban dog and cat meat.
WDA held and event in the Congress to present evidence of the dog meat industry in Japan. 20 congressmen attended to show support.
Genlin met with congressmen to discuss strategies on banning dog and cat meat in Japan.
Genlin founded "Dog Cat Party", the first political party dedicated to promoting the welfare of dogs and cats in the world.
Genlin successfully promoted the establishment of the Animal Parliamentary Alliance with parliamentary parties. The heavyweight member of the ruling party Hidehisa Otsuji became the chairman of the alliance.
34 members of the Cross-party Congressional Animal Welfare Alliance has submitted a joint letter to Prime Minister Suga, requesting Japan’s accession to the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
Hidehisa Otsuji, chairman of the Parliamentary League for Animal Welfare, along with 10 members of the league, submitted a request letter to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide in The Prime Minister’s Official Residence, turning a historic page on animal welfare in Japan. The request letter also lays the groundwork for a joint initiative between the United States and Japan on the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
Japan’s national budget is annual from April to March. April 2020 to March 2021 will be fiscal 2020, and from April 2021 to March 2022
On 3 March 2020, 34 lawmakers of the Parliamentary League for Animal Welfare submitted the petition letter requesting Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to initiate the
Japan Minister of the Environment Shinjiro Koizumi to revamp the Animal Welfare and Management Department
Last year on December 3, 34 lawmakers from the Parliamentary League for Animal Welfare, who resonated with the World Dog Alliance’s campaign, submitted a request
Associated Press: Japanese Lawmakers Call for International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats
On 5 December 2020, The Associated Press reported that Japanese lawmakers submitted a request letter urging Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to initiate the International Agreement
After the Extra Legislative Session, the ruling party has begun to formulate a budget with each ministry and agency. Every year, many people gather around
The 203rd Extra Session of the National Diet of Japan ended on December 5. The proposal to ban dog and cat meat, advocated by the
Japan Legislature to request Prime Minister Suga to initiate the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats
34 congresspeople of the Cross-party Congressional Animal Welfare Alliance will soon submit a joint letter to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, urging the government to initiate
The 203rd Diet session (extra session) has begun. The session starts on October 26 and ends on December 5. The Environmental Committee, responsible for animal
The 203rd Diet session (temporary session) was convened on 26th October 2020. The session will last for 41 days until 12th December 2020. Prime Minister
[Japan Spotlight] Request to the Minister of the Environment ‧ Enforcing the revised Animal Protection Law
Amendment to the enforcement of the Animal Protection Law – June 1, 2020 Act on Welfare and Management of Animals (commonly known as Animal Protection
World Dog Alliance has been building momentum to garner support from former Prime Minister Abe, aiming to push forward a bill in the National Diet
In January 2020, Genlin, the founder of WDA, established a new national political party in Japan: the “Dog and Cat Party”. Many other parties claim