Rámcový program

Raising Animal Welfare Standards in Europe


This timely symposium, organised in light of the legislation’s revision (a report of the Court of Auditors on the efficiency of European norms on animal welfare will be released in December 2018), will provide an opportunity to look back on the progress made in Europe. It will gather representatives of different sectors to reflect on the biggest challenges, possible solutions and new opportunities in order to guarantee a solid animal welfare system.

Delegates Will:

  • Explore the specific status of animal welfare in European regulation in relation to institutional competence
  • Learn about the latest European initiatives on animal welfare and their objectives
  • Debate on the sustainable business models promoting animal welfare and better quality of food
  • Reflect on the need of labelling and transparency in the food chain
  • Address the problems linked with the use of animals for human entertainment and laboratories
  • Identify the legislative gaps limiting animals protection
  • Evaluate the existing capacity-building programmes for animal-friendly businesses
  • Understand the biggest sources of animal oppression and the ways to eliminate them