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Andrea Zanoni MEP elected as new Vice-President of the Animal Welfare Intergroup

On 30/01/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Andrea Zanoni’s efforts for the promotion of animal protection and conservation have been rewarded during the January session of the Animal Welfare Intergroup which saw his election by acclamation as new Vice-president of the Animal Welfare Intergroup. “I will do the utmost to improve the protection of animals during transport, to achieve a more humane […]

European Commission adopts new EU Animal Welfare Strategy

On 23/01/2012, in All posts, Animal Welfare Strategy, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The European Commission adopted last week a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that is geared to further improve the protection and welfare of animals in the European Union. The Strategy aims to provide a comprehensive animal welfare legislative framework which promotes a results orientated approach; The welfare with a focus is on providing information and educating […]

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

On 20/01/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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During its 279th session the Intergroup elected by acclamation Dan Jørgensen MEP as its new President and he takes over the role with immediate effect. His predecessor, Carl Schlyter, has led the Intergroup since May 2010 and welcomed the election of his successor saying: “It feels good that Dan is taking over the presidency as […]

International conference on the new EU strategy 2012-2015 / 29 Feb – 1 Mar

On 18/01/2012, in All posts, Animal Welfare Strategy, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The European Commission and the Danish Presidency of the EU are organising in Brussels an International Conference: Implementing animal welfare through the new EU strategy: consumers’ empowerment and market opportunities (29 February – 1 March 2012). The initiative aims to present the Commisison strategy and to raise consumers’ empowerment on animal welfare. The event will […]