Launch by the Danish Presidency of the conference on the Animal Welfare Strategy: closing speech by John Dalli
On 29 February 2012, John Dalli, Member of the EC in charge Health and Consumer Policy, made a closing speech at the conference on the Animal Welfare Strategy.
The initiative aimed to present the Commission strategy and to raise consumers' empowerment on animal welfare. The event offered the possibility to analyse the opportunities given by the market driven approach, to reinforce the implementation of the current animal welfare legislation and to present the latest developments in animal welfare research and sciences. This strategy is a continuation of the policies elaborated in previous 5 years Community Action Plan on the protection and welfare of animals, approaching unitarily for the first time existing EU animal welfare standards. PHOTOSHOTLIST