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Commissioner Andriukaitis presents new ‘Platform on Animal Welfare’

On 16/02/2017, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Tuesday 14 February 2017 Vytenis Andriukaitis, the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety addressed the Animal Welfare Intergroup on the latest animal welfare policy developments at the EU level. Please click here to access his full speech.  He announced the Commission will be able to address the outstanding points of the EU Animal Welfare […]

Conference: “Think Positive – Why Europe needs Positive Lists to regulate the sale and keeping of exotic animals as pets”

On 16/02/2017, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Animal Welfare Intergroup together with the Maltese Presidency of the Council, Eurogroup for Animals, AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection   and  Jadwiga Wiśniewska MEP (ECR, PL)  will host the conference “Think Positive: Why Europe needs Positive Lists to regulate the sale and keeping of exotic animals as pets”, which will take place on Monday 27 […]

Ending the investment of international finance institutions into intensive animal agriculture outside the EU

On 09/02/2017, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On Wednesday 8 February, the Greens/EFA Group, the S&D Group and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the event “Investing in animal suffering?”, which focused on investment policies of international finance institutions (IFIs) into intensive animal agriculture outside the EU and its impacts on animal welfare and EU farmers. Dr Chetana Mirle, Director, Farm Animals at […]