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Conference – An Eagle Eye on TTIP

On 19/02/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 3rd March 2015, the Humane Society International and  World Animal Protection will hold a conference titled “An Eagle Eye on TTIP- Agriculture, research and sustainable development- what’s on the horizon for TTIP?”   This event will be hosted by David Martin MEP, Honorary Secretary of the Intergroup and will take place in the hotel […]

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Consumer information needed as majority of EU citizens do not know the origin of the animal products they consume

On 12/02/2015, in All posts, Farm Animals, Laying hens, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg – During its 309th session the Intergroup on Animal Welfare discussed the need to improve information to consumers on animal products. The average EU consumer does not know how or where the majority of the animal products they buy were produced. This lack of information and awareness has consequences for animal welfare, restricting the ability of […]

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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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