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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 […]

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EC consultation meeting in preparation of the 70th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee: comments on submitted documents

Photo credits: Virtualwayfarer/Flickr On 3 September the European Commission held in Brussels a stakeholders’ consultation meeting in preparation of the coming CITES Standing Committee meeting (Sochi, 1-5 October). Eurogroup for Animals has participated commenting documents on the management of confiscated animals, trade in African lions’ parts and whaling activities in Japan. Read below a summary of […]