News in category Briefings
Posted on 17/10/2013
Invasive alien species regulation is welcome, but to be effective the Commission’s proposals must be strengthened by removing the 50 species cap, and developing a system that effectively tackles the impacts of invasive species through coordinated, humane, preventative action across the EU.
Posted on 12/03/2013
Eurogroup for Animals released a brief insight into different ways how the EU and Morocco could include animal welfare in their Free Trade Agreement discussions.
Posted on 19/12/2012
Eurogroup for Animals has today published a Memorandum outlining its position on animal welfare policies that will be discussed as part of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the next six months.
Posted on 31/05/2012
The forthcoming reform of the Common Agriculture Policy is an opportunity for the European Commission to translate its stated commitment to improve animal welfare into real policy decisions. Indeed, the recently published EU strategy for the protection and welfare of animals 2012-2015 highlights the need to optimise synergies between animal welfare and agriculture policies.
Posted on 25/05/2012
Eurogroup for Animals is of opinion that animal welfare provisions need to be fully integrated in FTAs, in order to promote animal welfare in Third countries and avoid negative impact of potential trade liberalisation.
Posted on 13/03/2012
Eurogroup made available a briefing summarising our main concerns over the situation of dogs and cats in the EU. It is estimated that approximately 197 million companion animals are owned by households in the EU. This includes around 64 million pet cats and 60 million pet dogs. Whilst many are loved and cared for as members of the family, a wide range of welfare issues can affect dogs and cats in the EU.
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