The European Conservatives and Reformists Group with Fur Free Alliance, Otwarte Klatki, and Eurogroup for Animals will organize the Exhibition Make Fur History (23-25 January) at Altiero Spinelli building, 3rd floor, European Parliament Brussels.
The Official Opening will take place on Tuesday 23 January (EXHIBITION SPACE) from 14.00-14.30.
More information here
On 19 January from 2-4 pm CET, during the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2018 in Berlin, the OIE will host a high-level panel on the future of animal health and welfare, cornerstones for the future of globally diversified livestock production.
Questions which will be used in direct during the high-level panel, can be sent via twitter to the panelists by sending a private message to @OIEAnimalHealth. Comments and highlights can be sent on Twitter using the combined hashtags #OIE #GFFA.
More information on the OIE website
More information about the GFFA 2018 here
The programme of the GFFA 2018 is available here
The next Animal Welfare Intergroup meeting will take place on Thursday 18 January, from 9.30 to 11.00 hrs, in room LOW N 3.2, EP Strasbourg. The topic discussed will be on the set-up of the EP Committee of Inquiry on Animal Transport and the animal welfare related work programme of the Bulgarian Presidency (agenda).
The 1st International Animal Welfare Summit will take place on April 24th 2018, at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna.
The IAWS will welcome renowned national and international experts in animal welfare and research, along with representatives from the political and commercial arenas, civil society initiatives and NGOs.
For more details and registration (from mid-October) visit www.iaws2018.com
The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals will take place on Thursday 26 October 2017, from 10:00 – 11:30 hrs (Room LOW N 3.2, EP Strasbourg).
The following topics will be discussed:
– The Welfare of Equidae (Guidelines for dairy donkeys: good animal management practices for donkey milk production).
– New working group on Cage Free Farming.
The agenda is available here.
Web stream available here.
Save the date! Mislabelled and Misleading: Fur Labelling Problems in the EU Market: report launch in the European Parliament, on Wednesday 27 September 2017, 9.30-12.00. Co-organised with FOUR PAWS Europe, Humane Society International/Europe and Fur Free Alliance.
The programme is available here.
The report is available here
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ydakal8t
The Intergroup on the Welfare & Conservation of Animals is meeting on Thursday 14 September 2017 from 10:00 – 11:00 hrs, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg (Room LOW N 3.), regarding the Commission's work programme on pig welfare – Will the EU manage to phase out the surgical castration of pigs by 2018?
Please follow the link to access the agenda.
The ATF-EAAP annual meeting will take place on August 28th in Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss ‘Food integrity in the food chain: How can the animal production sector contribute?’. The programme is now available online.
It will gather animal science with practice of animal production and connect researchers, policy-makers, industry representatives and societal organisations.
The Animal Task Force (ATF) promotes a sustainable and competitive animal production in Europe. They are a private partnership of experts from knowledge institutes and industry representative organisations from across Europe. They work closely together with EAAP on setting the European agenda for research and innovation in the animal domain.
The European Federation for Animal Science or EAAP is an international non-governmental organization which aims to improve the knowledge and the dissemination of research results of domestic animals farming. Membership is open to scientists, animal breeders and administrators.
On 14th of July, from 12:00 to 14:00 hours (eastern time), an OPEN DAY webinar will be held in order to announce the Master "Animal, Law and Society" and its program.
The contents of the course and the academic funtioning will be developed in the conference. Master students, alumni and professors will also make an introduction of the Master.
The contact email to apply is firstname.lastname@example.org
On 6 June 2017, the EU Platform on Animal Welfare Inaugural Meeting will take place in Brussels.
The Platform brings together 75 member organisations both from the public and private sector and relevant international intergovernmental organisations and has selected a total of 40 members from academia, industry and NGOs, among which FOUR PAWS is part of and will be represented by our expert Adolfo Sansolini.
The discussions will focus on the priorities set by the Commission on animal welfare and will be based on shared views by the members on the prospect of future EU actions related to animal welfare.
The following points will be discussed:
‘How can the Platform contribute to better application and understanding of EU legislation on animal welfare?’ (Enforcement)
‘How the Platform can contribute to promote EU animal welfare standards globally?’ (animal welfare and trade).
‘Examples on how the Platform can facilitate the use of voluntary commitments and promote market value of animal welfare friendly products.’ (including animal welfare labelling).
The draft agenda is available here
The meeting can be followed live.