390 MEPs support written declaration on fish as a common good

On 30/03/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

The Animal Welfare Intergroup announced that written declaration 47 on fish as a common good has reached majority support in the House on Thursday 29 March. We congratulate Kriton ARSENIS, Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA, Guido MILANA, Corinne LEPAGE and Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES for this good result. Many thanks to all MEPs who have […]

Press Release: Live animal transport must be reduced to prevent unnecessary suffering

On 16/03/2012, in Press releases, Transport, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

The European Parliament during its plenary session in Strasbourg adopted Written Declaration 49/2011 on the establishment in the European Union of a maximum time limit of eight hours for the transportation live animals to slaughter. The Intergroup for Animal Welfare and Conservation welcomes this initiative and is extremely pleased that more than half of all […]

Letter to the Commission on Animals in disaster management and reply

On 06/03/2012, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

At its September 2011 meeting the Animal Welfare Intergroup has debated about animals in disaster situations. James Sawyer from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) illustrated their work on animal protection and disaster management and the documented links between animals and human livelihood and well-being. With the increase of the frequency of […]