16.10.2018 – Conference on ‘Responsible care throughout the life of equine’

The conference will be organised by the European Horse Network, FEEVA, UECBV and World Horse Welfare. it will be hosted by Jean Arthuis MEP and Julie Girling MEP in the European Parliament on the 16 of October, from 16.30 to 19.00pm.

The event will gather professionals from across diverse sectors of the equine industry, to discuss topics on responsible breeding, securing the value of equidae and the sensitive issue of end of life.

Registration via http://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/equineconference & contact email address is equineconference@worldhorsewelfare.org. Agenda and other details of the conference will be available in September.

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6.09.2018 – Conference ‘End animal suffering during EU journeys and beyond’

The conference entitled 'End animal suffering during EU journeys and beyond' will take place on 6th September 2018, in the European Parliament, in Brussels (Room A1G3,  from 9.30 to 13.00).

It will be hosted by MEP Pascal Durand, MEP Martin Häusling, MEP Maria Heubuch, MEP Keith Taylor, MEP Thomas Waitz and will gather farmers and consumer groups to discuss the alternatives and solutions to end animal suffering. 

More information about the event available at: https://europeecologie.eu/stop-animal-suffering-during-transport

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23.01.2018 – Exhibition Make Fur History

MinkThe 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

Register here

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19.01.2018 – OIE, Cornerstones for the future of globally diversified livestock production

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

 

 

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18.01.2018 – Animal Welfare Intergroup meeting

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).

Web-streaming: http://www.animalwelfareintergroup.eu/meetings/livestream/ 

 

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24.04.2018 – International Animal Welfare Summit 2018

International Animal Welfare Summit 2018

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

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26.10.2017 – Next meeting of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals

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.

 

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27.09.2017 – Save the date! Mislabelled and Misleading: Fur Labelling Problems in the EU Market

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 EuropeHumane Society International/Europe and Fur Free Alliance.

The programme is available here.

The report is available here 

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ydakal8t

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14.09.2017 – ENDING PIG PAIN – The Commission’s work programme on pig welfare

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.

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28.08.2017 Food integrity in the food chain: How can the animal production sector contribute? EAAP Annual Meeting in Tallinn

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.  

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