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Intergroup President wins MEP Award for Animal Welfare

On 26/09/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals congratulates its President, Dan Jørgensen MEP on winning the Animal Welfare Award at last night’s MEP Awards 2012. This award is a new category for the well-known Annual MEP Awards and was sponsored by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). It is fitting that someone […]

The Schnellhardt draft report on the non-commercial movement of pet animals

On 21/09/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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At last week’s session of the Animal Welfare Intergroup, the Environment Committee rapporteur, Dr Horst Schnellhardt MEP (EPP, DE), gave a presentation on his draft report on the proposed revision of the Regulation on the non-commercial movement of pet animals. The Commission proposal, which is intended to repeal and replace Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 on […]

Your help is needed: Please sign written declaration 23/2012 on the protection of dolphins in the Black Sea

On 12/09/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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In the space of just a few months, hundreds of dolphins have been found washed up dead on the shores of the Black Sea. They are caught up in nets and fishing gears, are the victims of illegal fishing activities, and also suffer from polluted waters.  Written declaration 23/2012  by Elena Băsescu (EPP, RO), Chris […]