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Invitation for MEPs to join the Intergroup as a Member

On 19/08/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Animal Welfare Intergroup needs the support of MEPs during this term. If you want to get involved in animal welfare and conservation issues or if you simply want to be kept informed we kindly invite you to join the Intergroup by signing the registration form. The Animal Welfare Intergroup is one of the longest […]

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Animal Health report adopted in plenary

On 18/04/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 15 April, the European Parliament has voted on the report by the Agriculture Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Animal Health (COM(2013)0260). We congratulate Mrs Paulsen and the shadow rapporteurs – almost all Board Members of the Animal Welfare Intergroup, for this sound report […]

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Presentation of a 1 km roll of protest letters against the killings of stray dogs

On 03/04/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Today a delegation of children from the NGO “Schüler für Tiere”and  Maja Synke Princess von Hohenzollern officially presented an impressive role of protest letters and drawings to Othmar Karas (EPP, AT), Vice-President of the EP and to Pavel Poc (S&D, CZ), Chairman of the EP Animal Welfare Intergroup. This roll of protest letters against the mistreatment […]

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Mistreatment of equines in Callosa de Segura comes to an end

On 14/03/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Last week, the judge in charge of the case of an equine farm in Callosa de Segura in Spain in which around thirty animals were living in deplorable conditions finally decided to close the dealership down. This happy outcome was made possible thanks to the great collaboration between animal protection organisations the Donkey Sanctuary, ANDA […]

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Stop live decoys and fowling in Italy

On 07/03/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 4th March, Vice-President Andrea Zanoni MEP, the well-known Italian TV Journalist, Edoardo Stoppa and some activists have gathered in front of the European Parliament to denounce the use of live decoys and fowling in Italy. This is in support of a campaign of several NGOs like LAV, LIPU, OIPA and the WWF who […]

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Trained to Freedom: on the education of difficult dogs

On 28/02/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Wednesday 26th February 2014, Mrs Muscardini (ECR, IT), Vice-President of the Animal Welfare Intergroup,  has hosted an event organized by Italian dog trainers which focused on the education of dogs with behaviour problems. Several film clips where screened showing how also difficult dogs with acute behaviour problems  can be trained to a normal social […]

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Promoting mandatory method of production labelling

On 18/02/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Following ffinlo Costein’s presentation about Labelling Matters at the January Intergroup meeting here is a further opportunity for all those interested to hear about this partnership project of Compassion in World Farming, RSPCA, Soil Association, and World Society for the Protection of Animals. Labelling Matters  calls for mandatory method of production labelling of meat and dairy products […]

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“Animal Testing – Science or Tradition? What future for alternatives to animal testing?”

On 14/02/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Sidonia Jedrzejewska MEP (EPP, PL),  Vice-President of the Intergroup  has the pleasure to invite to an expert meeting “Animal Testing – Science or Tradition? What future for alternatives to animal testing?” that will take place on Wednesday 19th February 2014 between 8.00 and 9.30 am in ASP 5E-3 in the European Parliament in Brussels. High level […]

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European Union must protect consumers and animals and ban food from cloning

On 06/02/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Members of the European Parliamentary Intergroup meeting in Strasbourg today listened to developments in the field of cloning at a legislative level and re-iterated their demand for a full ban to prevent the sale and import of food from cloned animals and their offspring respecting the wishes of Europe’s citizens and to introduce legislation this […]

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Fur shall not pass in the European Parliament

On 27/01/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The flash-mob performed by the young employees of the European Parliament during the presentation of the fur industry‘s products from 21-23 January by the pro-fur farming trade group European Fur Information Centre sent a clear message that the younger generation condemns cruel fashion.   It remains unclear why the MEPs responsible for the distribution of […]

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