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Animal Welfare and Education – ensuring future generations make the link

On 22/11/2013, in Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Members of the European Parliamentary Intergroup meeting in Strasbourg today listened to initiatives that are currently on-going in the field of animal welfare education during its session. “Today’s children are the next generation of conservationists and decision makers. They are the ones who will be responsible for ensuring a strong protection of all animal species […]

Investment of public funds in intensive animal production

On 18/11/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 13th November 2013, MEPs Sidonia Jędrzejewska (EPP), Karin Kadenbach (S&D) and Martin Häusling (Greens/EFA) hosted a lively panel discussion at the European Parliament on the issue of the . The discussion focused primarily on the investment policies of international finance institutions into livestock production outside of the European Union and its impact on animal […]

Putting Animal Welfare at the Heart of the European Elections

On 08/11/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 6th November 2013, Eurogroup for Animals has launched its EU wide campaign to put animal welfare at the heart of the European Elections and to make it an issue that gets citizens to vote. The event was hosted by the Intergroup Board Members David Martin MEP  and Marit Paulsen MEP who participated in a lively panel discussion […]

Debate on the labelling of meat from animals slaughtered without stunning

On 08/11/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 5 November, Morten Messerschmidt, MEP, one of the co-authors of the written declaration on the labelling of  meat and poultry products from ritually slaughtered animals  has hosted an event to discuss this issue of the declaration with stakeholders from the Jewish community, the European Commission, the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe, Eurogroup for Animals […]

Intergroup study trip to Namibia

On 08/11/2013, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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At the end of October, an Intergroup delegation constituted of Dan Jørgensen MEP, Sidonia Jędrzejewska MEP, Janusz Wojciechowski MEP, Andrea Zanoni MEP, Hanna Wojciechowska, Maciej Wojciechowski, Karolina Tomaszewka, Karl Bang and Andreas Erler went on a study trip to Namibia which had the three-fold aim to visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund- CCF, an internationally recognized […]