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New appointments in the Board of the Intergroup

On 15/03/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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During its 292nd session, the Intergroup has carried out a few changes in its group structure by honouring long-standing Bureau Members and  inviting three Intergroup Member to join the Board as Vice-Presidents.         Marit Paulsen (ALDE, SE), Elisabeth Jeggle (EPP, DE) and Janusz Wojciechowski (ECR,PL) have been appointed as Honorary Presidents of the Intergroup for their outstanding achievements and […]

EU Science: Global Sciences and Global Collaboration

On 12/03/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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In the context of EU SCIENCE: GLOBAL SCIENCES AND GLOBAL COLLABORATION, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg’s School of Public Health CAAT (Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing) has organised, last week, two workshops in the European Parliament to raise awareness and chart progress on the implementation of the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) and to discuss new science […]

Entry into force of a full EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics welcomed but loophole needs to be closed

On 12/03/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Monday 11 March 2013,  the last deadline to phase out animal testing for cosmetic products in Europe has entered into force. From now on, cosmetics tested on animals cannot be marketed any more in the EU. This is a historic event and also a major success for the Animal Welfare Intergroup which has contributed with its initiatives to make […]