Congratulations to the Polish President Andrzey Duda

On 28/05/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals sends its warm congratulations to its former Member Andrzey Duda, who has recently been elected as the President of Poland. We are confident that he will continue to promote animal welfare and conservation issues in Poland, and we wish him every success and the best of luck in his […]

Better Implementation of Animal Experimentation Directive Instrumental for Ultimate Replacement of Animal use

On 21/05/2015, in All posts, Press releases, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

At today’s meeting of the Intergroup on the Conservation and Welfare of Animals, the topic discussed was one that remains a great concern for the citizens of the EU and therefore of great importance to the Members of the European Parliament, that of animal experimentation. The Intergroup calls for the strong scrutiny of the implementation […]

Public hearing on the European Citizen’s Initiative ‘Stop Vivisection’

On 12/05/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

At the European Citizen’s Initiative Hearing held in the European Parliament on the 11 May, there was a lot of passion in the room for those who support an end to animal experiments and also for those supporting scientific advancements where animals are used in experiments. The European Citizens initiative under discussion, entitled ‘Stop Vivisection’, […]

Rearing rabbits: a major challenge for animal welfare

On 04/05/2015, in Farm Animals, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

Strasbourg – During its 311th session the Intergroup on Animal Welfare discussed Rabbit Welfare, its issues and possible solutions. Rabbits are one of the most farmed species in the world, and almost 326 million rabbits are slaughtered for meat production every year in Europe. Most of the rabbits are kept under poor husbandry conditions in […]