WTO panel rejects complaint against the EU seal ban
(16/12/2013)

On 25 November 2013, the WTO panel determined that the EU Seal Regime does not violate the WTO rules because it fulfils the objective of addressing EU public moral concerns on seal welfare

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Animals’ Angels: pretending 8hours never existed
(08/10/2013)

At the end of my presentation in Nairobi last month, I was asked among other things what is the biggest obstacle I see to the advancement of animal welfare. My answer was that in my experience very often the problem is that some animal welfare organisations simply don’t want to win…

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Animal welfare: Romania planning mass slaughter of dogs
(05/10/2013)

Romania planning mass slaughter of dogs
On Wednesday 25 September the Romanian Constitutional Court decided to uphold the “stray-killing” law hastily approved by the Romanian Parliament on 10 September…

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Farm animal welfare course
(05/10/2013)

In 2013 the Latin American offices of WSPA organised an online course on farm animal welfare in which I conducted the module on trade in animals and animal products. I was pleased to renew this commitment in the 2014 course.
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IHP needs volunteers
(03/09/2013)

Italian Horse Protection (IHP), a not-for-profit organisation operating in Italy for the protection of horses, is currently involved in one of the biggest sequestration operations ever.

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Latin American online course on farm animal welfare
(21/08/2013)

The Central and South American offices of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have organised a free online course on farm animal welfare for professors and students of veterinary and animal husbandry faculties – among others – and for animal welfare professionals

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Human Behaviour Change seminar for professionals
(14/08/2013)

A seminar on Human Behaviour Change organised by the Change for Animals Foundation will take place in Farnham, Surrey (UK) on 18 September.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 4
(11/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which have been posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages. This is the last part.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 3
(10/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 2
(09/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

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