We aim to bring together the separate worlds of trade and animal welfare.
First European Parliament plenary debate on the ratification of the Mercosur FTA
6/1/2020 - On 18th December the new EU Parliament’s plenary session had a first debate on EU-Mercosur deal
New “hormone-free” beef quota is a threat to cattle welfare
29/11/2019 - The ratified EU-US agreement on “hormone-free beef” tariff-rate quota (TRQ) still imposes the use of feedlots
CETA: Eurogroup for Animals calls on Canada and the EU to do more for animals
23/11/2019 - CETA's Domestic Advisory Groups call on the EU and Canada to make TSD chapters effectively enforceable
Animal Welfare deserves more than just two paragraphs
21/10/2019 - The interim Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) of the EU-Mercosur trade talks contains very little on animal welfare
EU-China investment agreement must promote higher animal welfare standards
01/10/2019 - EU investors should be obliged to respect the highest existing animal welfare standards when injecting funds into Chinese animal agriculture.
When will Ukraine move towards better animal welfare?
15/05/2019 - Ukraine is taking a long time to meet its commitment to align its animal welfare standards with the EU. Could a compromise on chicken breasts provide the momentum?
THE TRADE & ANIMAL WELFARE PROJECT TEAM
08/11/2017 - This blog is made of contributions by Eurogroup for Animals' staff & members… Here is your chance to discover the faces & the stories
behind the logos!
CETA: A BAD DEAL FOR ANIMALS
13/09/2017 - CETA should cause just as much worry in the animal welfare community as TTIP and this blog entry will explain why.
CHILLING EFFECT OF TRADE ON ANIMAL WELFARE
23/08/2017 - What has been the impact of international trade law and European trade policy on EU animal welfare measures? Why has it caused a chilling effect?
TTIP PART 2 – OUR RESPONSE TO
“TTIP ON ICE”
27/07/2017 - TTIP on ice, Trump’s protectionist stance, and the consequent panic in Europe have not necessarily been good for animal welfare
TTIP PART 1 – A “HISTORIC” LOOK AT EUROGROUP’S LOBBY EFFORTS
14/07/2017 - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): our lobby efforts and the lessons we have learned
INTRODUCING THE TRADE & ANIMAL WELFARE PROJECT
30/6/2017 - What is the Trade & Animal Welfare Project? Why does it exist? In our first entry we'll answer some of these fundamental questions.