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Meet your scientist on 3Rs

On 20/01/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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  On Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 18.45 hrs, the Intergroup Vice-President Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP (EPP, FI), will open an event in the Members salon  of the European Parliament in Brussels which will see the launch of the  initiative “Meet your Scientist” on 3Rs (replacement, reduction, refinement of animal experimentation) . The Center for Alternatives […]

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Alternatives to surgical castration of pigs urgently need to be applied across the EU

On 15/01/2015, in All posts, Farm Animals, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg – During its session today the Intergroup discussed the situation regarding the European Declaration on Alternatives to Surgical Castration of Pigs and how it is being implemented across the EU. In 2010 the European Commission, with the support of the Belgian presidency of the Council of the European Union proposed to establish the “European Declaration […]

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Conference & Exhibition “Putting Animal Welfare at the Heart of the EU”

On 03/10/2014, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The EP Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals cordially invites all MEPs, Assistants  and Parliament officials to the   Conference & Exhibition “Putting Animal Welfare at the Heart of the EU”  7-9 October 2014 Yehudi Menuhin space, 1 floor PHS building, EP Brussels AGENDA   This event is intended to raise awareness for the main […]

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New president takes helm at Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals

On 18/09/2014, in All posts, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg – During its session today the Intergroup elected Janusz Wojciechowski MEP as its new President and he takes over the role with immediate effect. “It is a great privilege to follow in the footsteps of Pavel Poc and carry on the work he has so confidently promoted.I am extremely pleased to be able to take the leadership […]

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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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