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On 24 January 2017, the Commission decided to establish the Commission Expert Group “Platform on animal Welfare” to promote animal welfare issues at EU level. An Intergroup meeting regarding the establishment of the Platform on animal Welfare Platform took place on Tuesday 14 February 2017. The Platform was presented by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis. Further information on the Platform on Animal Welfare on a dedicated page here
Malta will hold the EU Council Presidency from January 2017 to June 2017. More information about the Maltese EU Council Presidency can be found online.
VIER PFOTEN/FOUR PAWS, European Policy Office The EU Enforcement Network of Animal Welfare Lawyers and Commissioners has taken a step forward today with the publication of a new website. Brussels, 8 August 2016. Ever since the very first pieces of EU animal welfare legislation, enforcement has been a serious issue. That is why in 2012 the EU Commission focused primarily on enforcement in the framework of its new Animal Welfare Strategy. Also in 2012, as an outcome of the Conference on enforcement of animal welfare-related EU legislation, VIER PFOTEN’s European Policy Office created the EU Enforcement Network of Animal Welfare Lawyers and Commissioners. Its main aim was to improve enforcement of EU animal welfare legislation…
VIER PFOTEN European policy office Long-Transport of live animals and EU Regulation 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport The EU Court of Justice clarifies the rules regarding travel time and rest time in the interest of animals
International experts propose a roadmap to the EU Commission on improving the welfare of dogs and cats in the EU.
VIER PFOTEN/ FOUR PAWS European Policy Office PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 23.06.2016 International experts propose a roadmap to the EU Commission on improving the welfare of dogs and cats in the EU. “Identification, vaccination and movement of dogs and cats in the EU: How to improve the Pet Passport and TRACES systems?” conference