#EU4AnimalWelfare – 5th meeting of the EU Platform – taking stock of achievements

| June 17, 2019

On Monday 17 June, Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis will participate in the fifth meeting of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare.

Launched in June 2017, the Platform is now recognized as a pivotal forum for member states and stakeholders to share information and good practices. Ahead of the meeting, Commissioner Andriukaitis stressed: “The Platform’s achievements are substantial and I commend the work and commitment of the Platform’s members which have decisively contributed to improve animal welfare conditions of millions of animals in the EU in recent years.”

The agenda of the upcoming Platform includes presentations on the Commission’s subgroups on animal transport and on the welfare of pigs as well as on the achievements of the’own initiatives’ created by members. The Commission will also present theEvaluation Roadmap of the Animal Welfare Strategy and the results of the EU Co-ordinated Control Plan on the online sale of cats and dogs.

The meeting will be web-streamed here and on EbS (at 9h30 CET). More information on main Animal Welfare achievements available here. #EU4AnimalWelfare. 

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