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EU-Japan Trade Agreement is a fact, despite weak provisions on animal welfare

Photo credits: © Greenpeace / Kate Davison The European Parliament has finally given its consent to the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA), which unfortunately is a missed opportunity to advance the protection of animals. In addition, the enforcement mechanisms available to ensure the agreement’s cooperation mechanisms deliver impact remain desperately weak. Japan is the fifth […]


EU will suggest animal welfare to Canada as one of the areas for Regulatory Cooperation

This week, at the occasion of the Expert group meeting on Trade Negotiations, the Commission gave an overview of the implementation status of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). This implementation implies the setting up of around 13 committees (between the Parties, thus the Canadian government and the European Commission) and 5 dialogues. CETA […]