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Posted on 18/06/2013
On 25 June, the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the European Union will meet in Luxembourg with negotiators from the European Parliament to seek a final political agreement on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
Posted on 12/06/2013
Eurogroup for Animals, together with the European Consumer Organisation and Friend of the Earth Europe have today submitted a joint-letter to the Irish Presidency of the Council of Europe and the EU27 ambassadors in view of the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 14 June that will approve the European Commission’s mandate to negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the United States.
Posted on 11/06/2013
Today, the European Commission’s DG TRADE presented its Commission services’ Annex on Vietnam to the Position Paper on the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment of the trade agreement between the EU and ASEAN.
Posted on 27/05/2013
“There is no such thing as animal welfare, there’s only welfare and I think we can’t have too much of it.” This was the opening statement Eurogroup’s Director Reineke Hameleers gave in front of MEPs at the European Parliament’s Intergroup on the welfare and conservation of animals last week in Strasbourg.
Posted on 24/05/2013
The European Parliament adopted yesterday a compromise text for a new Regulation on the non-commercial movement of pet animals. As part of the review, we are very pleased that the Commission has committed to assessing the feasibility and appropriateness of a registration system for dogs and cats across EU Member States. Eurogroup believes that this would be a huge step forward for pet welfare in the EU, as identifying animals without the requirement to also register them is of little value.
Posted on 16/05/2013
Eurogroup members Compassion in World Farming, RSPCA and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), in partnership with the Soil Association are working across the EU to demand honest food labelling that would tell consumers at a glance whether their food has come from a humane system or a factory farm.
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