Intergroup debate: the protection of animals during transport within and outside Europe

On 14/06/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals met this morning to discuss the live transport of animals in the European Union. Live transport within and outside Europe concerns over 1 billion of animals each year and raises significant welfare issues. The Intergroup meeting was held on the International Awareness Day Stop Live Transport, […]

Photo planned to mark International Awareness Day: Stop live transport

On 13/06/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

Please note that tomorrow, on 14th June is the yearly Stop Live Transport: International Awareness Day. For this, people across the planet, will gather to show their opposition to long distance live animal transport. We warmly invite all MEPs to join for a group photo with like-minded Members supporting the initiative. The picture will be taken between […]

Round table: Seizing the day for Fish Welfare

On 06/06/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup

Today, the European Parliament hosted the first ever high level political event, ‘Seize the day for fish welfare’, gathering fish professionals and political stakeholders to discuss the welfare of fish. At this occasion experts, farmers, and certifiers voiced the value and importance of addressing welfare while MEP’s shared the political process they are pursuing to […]