Openness Agreement

The Openness Agreement on Animal Research and Teaching in New Zealand sets out five Commitments that require signatories to take steps to be more open about the use of animals in research and teaching.

ANZCCART Openness agreement July 2021

The five commitments are:

Commitment 1: We will be clear about why and how we use animals in research and teaching.

Commitment 2: We will enhance our communications with the media and the public about our use of animals in research and teaching.

Commitment 3: We will enhance our communications with tangata whenua about our use of animals in research and teaching.

Commitment 4: We will be proactive in providing opportunities for the public to find out about research and teaching using animals.

Commitment 5: We will report on progress annually and share our experiences.

Signatories

The signatories to this agreement are:

If your organisation would like to join the Agreement, please contact: anzccart@royalsociety.org.nz