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Upcoming conference: a future beyond world hunger and other crises

On 25/05/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Conference “A future beyond world hunger and other crises” will take place on Thursday 7th June from 1.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. in the room A1 E2 of the European Parliament. The key speaker of the event will be the well-known Australian philanthropist, Philip Wollen. The conference will address the most pressing issues of our times and discuss […]

Next Intergroup meeting: ivory trade in the EU

On 23/05/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals will meet on Thursday 31 May to discuss ivory trade in the European Union. The poaching of elephants and trade of their ivory threaten the very existence  of the species. The European Commission will announce in July its response to a recent consultation on ivory trade […]

Parliament votes to end cosmetics testing on animals worldwide

On 03/05/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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(Brussels – 2 May 2018) The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals is celebrating the adoption of a resolution supporting a global ban on cosmetics testing on animals today. The European Parliament voted in favour of the resolution to end animal testing in cosmetics everywhere and forever. Presidents of the European Parliament, Commission […]