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Carl Schlyter wins MEP award 2013 for animal welfare

On 26/06/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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We are proud to announce that yesterday, Carl Schlyter, the Honorary President of the Animal Welfare Intergroup  has received this year’s Parliament Magazine MEP award in the category “animal welfare”. Sonja Van Tichelen, the Regional Director for the European Union at the International Fund for Animal Welfare handed him the prize. Carl Schlyter has been […]

Launch of a new Global Welfare Guidance for animals in tourism

On 21/06/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 18th June 2013, a new Global Welfare Guidance for animals in tourism has been presented at the European Parliament during a symposium which had been organised by Michael Cramer MEP (Greens/EFA, DE) and Keith Taylor MEP (Greens/EFA, UK ) in association with ABTA – The Travel Association and the Born Free Foundation. The […]

Forum of debate on the mistreatment of greyhounds on Tuesday 11th June

On 07/06/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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In the context of the ongoing written declaration 006/20013 on putting an immediate end to the torture and mistreatment of grey hounds in Europe, Michèle Striffler MEP (EPP, FR), Vice President of the Animal Welfare Intergroup, will organise a forum of debate on Tuesday, 11th June, 2013, 17:00 – 19:00 hrs in the room LOW […]

New Zoo Inquiry report reveals shortcomings in German zoos

On 07/06/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Wednesday 5th June, Michael Cramer MEP (Greens/EFA, DE) has presented the results of a new report on the enforcement of the Zoo Directive in Germany which is part of a general EU Zoo Inquiry. This event has been organized in association with Animal Public, the Bund gegen den Missbrauch der Tiere and the Born […]