AUTHOR: Loïs Laimene-Lelanchon, Ph.D Candidate in Animal Law, UAB, LL.M. in International and Comparative Environmental Law (Université de Limoges, France), LL.M. student in Animal Law and Society (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain), LL.B. in International and European Law (Université Aix-Marseille, France)
TITLE: “Building a Europe that cares for companion animals”. Former Students of Master in Animal Law and Society take part in the Conference
PUBLICATION DATE: November 2013
PUBLICATION PLACE: dA web Center
On October 28, 2013 the first conference on the welfare of dogs and cats in the European Union was celebrated in Brussels under the organization of the European Commission with the support of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Eurogroup for Animals and two of the collaborating entities of the Master in Animal Law and Society: the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) and Four Paws/Vier Pfoten. Several former students from the Master in Animal Law and Society, as well as visiting professors and collaborators of the program, attended and participated in the Conference. The Conference specifically focused on the trade and breeding of animals and the effects of these on animal welfare and public health. The present document is a brief report on the presentations at the conference.