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Updated website raises profile of animal welfare in the European Parliament

On 19/10/2011, in All posts, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The European Parliament’s Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals has launched its new website, which features a fresh and modern design. The website contains the latest information on the activities of the Intergroup and is frequently updated with relevant parliamentary activity. It aims at being a vital resource for MEPs and their assistants […]

Thank you letter to MEPs who supported the Written Declaration 26/2011

On 19/10/2011, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Eurogroup for Animals, IFAW, Vier Pfoten and all its other member organisations throughout the European Union would like to thank all MEPs for their support signature, which contributed to the successful adoption of the written declaration 26/2011 on dog population management in the European Union.  

Public seminar: Organic farming and climate change

On 18/10/2011, in All posts, Events, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The farm and food sectors need to adapt to the consequences of climate change and play an active role in climate change mitigation. To contribute to the climate debate, Elisabeth Köstinger MEP (EPP), Bio Austria and the IFOAM EU Group, in cooperation with the International Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC), invite […]

Celebrating Biodiversity in Pictures

On 13/10/2011, in All posts, Biodiversity, Events, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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  Originally published by Catherine Bearder MEP This week, Catherine Bearder MEP brought the UK’s largest nature photography symposium ‘The Wildlife Photographer of the Year’, organised by The Natural History Museum together with the BBC Wildlife Magazine, to the European Parliament. This world-renowned yearly exhibition provides a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the […]

World Horse Welfare Stand

On 12/10/2011, in All posts, Events, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Julie Girling MEP invites you to visit the World Horse Welfare Stand at 2Q2 – 2nd Floor – JAN Building. The stand is running from 11-13 October and promotes efforts to end horse suffering by introducing a maximum journey limit on the transportation of horses across Europe for slaughter.  

Taking the plight of lions to the EU

On 10/10/2011, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Catherine Bearder MEP has met with members of the conservation charity LionAid to discuss how they can work together towards a ban on the import of lion trophies into the EU. Catherine met with Dr Pieter Kat and Chris Macsween to hear about how African lions are increasingly threatened and endangered with over 90% decline […]

Written declaration on dog population management in the European Union

On 07/10/2011, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Your support signature can make the change! Please contribute to the adoption of Written Declaration 26 Places where to sign the declaration: at the desk of registers in front of the hemicycle, EP Brussels In the office PHS 02A30 Paul-Henri Spaak building EP Brussels Lapste date: Thursday 13 October 2011      The European Parliament, […]