The Council supports the idea of creating an EU Animal Welfare Platform

FOUR PAWS welcomes the European Council’s support to the idea of creating an EU Animal Welfare Platform

During its Council Agriculture and Fisheries session held on 15th February 2016, the European Council has welcomed the idea to create an EU animal welfare platform, suggested by the German, Swedish, Danish and Dutch delegations.

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The list of EU Commissioners-designate is now available

The president of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker sent yesterday the list of Commissioners-designate to the President of the Council of the European Union.

Here is the list:

Vytenis ANDRIUKAITIS (Lithuania)

Andrus ANSIP (Estonia)

Miguel ARIAS CAÑETE (Spain)

Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS (Greece)

Elżbieta BIEŃKOWSKA (Poland)

Alenka BRATUŠEK (Slovenia)

Corina CREŢU (Romania)

Valdis DOMBROVSKIS (Latvia)

Kristalina GEORGIEVA (Bulgaria)

Johannes HAHN (Austria)

Jonathan HILL (United Kingdom)

Phil HOGAN (Ireland)

Vĕra JOUROVÁ (Czech Republic)

Jyrki KATAINEN (Finland)

Cecilia MALMSTRÖM (Sweden)

Neven MIMICA (Croatia)

Carlos MOEDAS (Portugal)

Pierre MOSCOVICI (France)

Tibor NAVRACSICS (Hungary)

Günther OETTINGER (Germany)

Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ (Slovakia)

Christos STYLIANIDES (Cyprus)

Marianne THYSSEN (Belgium)

Frans TIMMERMANS (Netherlands)

Karmenu VELLA (Malta)

Margrethe VESTAGER (Denmark)

In addition to: Federica MOGHERINI (Italy), appointed High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy by the European Council in agreement with President-elect Juncker. 

Read the official press release here: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-965_en.htm

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