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Slaughter without stunning
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Compassion in World Farming
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World Horse Welfare
70 years after its foundation, LNDC – Animal Protection will hold the conference “Animal Rights: new frontiers in protection” at Palazzo Marino, Milan, on 27 March, with the support of the Municipality of Milan and the Lombardia Region.
“Animal rights: new frontiers in protection” conference in Milan
24 February 2020
Book your seat for the event ‘Embracing a Better Future - Nourishing Europe’, with Jane Goodall.
"Embracing a Better Future - Nourishing Europe" event with Jane Goodall
7 February 2020
Transported alive for up to several days or even weeks, despite legislation and 21st century values – this is still happening to animals in their millions every year, both within and outside Europe.
A shift to meat and carcasses is not only long-awaited, it is totally justified
19 November 2019
MEP Anja Hazekamp today promised to drive “many more resolutions over the coming years” towards the EC in her role as President of the Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals.
New parliament commits to acting for animals in the new term
9 October 2019
September 28, 2019 will be the 13th World Rabies Day, the global day of action and raising awareness for prevention of rabies.
Get ready for World Rabies Day 2019 on 28 September
11 September 2019
On 5th February Compassion in World Farming (CIWF), together with Svenska Djurskyddforeningen, organised a debate at the European Parliament to discuss how mobile slaughter can break the chain of long-distance transport, reducing unnecessary suffering for the animals.
CIWF: Examining two solutions to reduce animal suffering – Mobile slaughter and meat analogues
11 February 2019
On Thursday January 25, Fondation Brigitte Bardot organized a conference on the issue of slaughter without stunning.
FONDATION BRIGITTE BARDOT: Slaughter without stunning – State of play and scope for change
4 February 2019
On Tuesday 20 November the premiere of the new film “A dog’s life – The homeless dogs of Romania” will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels (19h). The event is hosted by MEP Stefan Eck and co-organised by the Intergroup for the Welfare and Conservation of Animals and Eurogroup for Animals.
A dog’s life – The homeless dogs of Romania
29 October 2018
Today, the European Parliament hosted the first ever high level political event, ‘Seizing the Day for Fish Welfare’, gathering fish professionals and political stakeholders to discuss the welfare of fish.
EU citizens and leading fish stakeholders demand better welfare for fish
6 June 2018
Large carnivores are charismatic species. Wolves, bears, lynxes and wolverines are top predators that are starting to return to regions where they were completely wiped out by hunters in the past.
Achieving coexistence with large carnivores in the EU
26 February 2018
The aim of this roundtable debate is to open a constructive dialogue regarding the incorporation of animal welfare into future EU trade deals as well as the optimal implementation of existing trade agreements.
Launch event: Model provisions on animal welfare in EU FTAS
3 October 2017
The claim of high ethical standards made by the European fur trade are in stark contrast to the reality in fur farms and criticised by animal welfare experts, according to the new report “Nordic fur trade – marketed as responsible business”.
Animal suffering and the marketing tactics behind the European fur trade revealed in new report
13 October 2015