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Motion for a Resolution on the EU common position for CITES CoP16

On 25/01/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Intergroup applauds the Committee on Environment and Health for sending a strong signal to the Commission and Members States that the EU should support increased protection for endangered species such as the polar bear, manta rays, sharks and certain reptiles popular in the pet trade. The non-binding Motion for a Resolution on the EU […]

Adoption of ENVI report on endocrine disruptors

On 25/01/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Wednesday 23rd January, the Environment Committee has voted on a draft report by Åsa Westlund on the Protection of Public Health from Endocrine Disrupters. This draft report has also been the issue of debate of the December 2012 Intergroup meeting. Endocrine disrupters are chemical substances that may interfere with the hormone system in humans […]

Four Paws launches new website of the European Enforcement Network

On 23/01/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 22 January 2013, a new website on the  enforcement of European Animal Welfare legislation has been officially launched by the European Policy  Office of the International Animal Welfare Organisation „VIER PFOTEN Stiftung für Tierschutz / FOUR PAWS“. It is now available at: http://www.lawyersforanimalprotection.eu This website has been created in partnership with the Stiftung für […]