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Japan insisted Friday that it no longer whales, an endangered species, in international waters, but is accused of violating a wildlife treaty by allowing the marketing of stocks of killed whales in the past years.
Whale hunting: Japan under pressure
17 August 2019
Two associations, British and Japanese, are campaigning to amend the Japanese law, which stipulates that dolphins are fish, not mammals.
Japan: An unprecedented plea to ban dolphin hunting
25 February 2019
On Wednesday 19 September, Eurogroup for Animals – as part of a coalition of NGOs – has called on Members of the European Parliament to put on hold the ratification of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA) until real progress is made to strengthen “Trade and Sustainable Development” (TSD) Chapters.
NGO coalition asks the European Parliament to pause free trade agreement with Japan
21 September 2018
This week, the objective of the EU is clear: to show the world – and the US – that rules-based free trade works.
EU and Japan sign JEEPA amidst crisis over whaling
18 July 2018
The Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA) provides an opportunity to discuss contentious issues such as whaling or the use of animals in cosmetic testing, and to adopt strong commitments to improve animal welfare standards in general.
Promising outlook for animal welfare in Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement
7 July 2017