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Animal Health and Welfare (14-07-2009)

OIE discusses implementation of animal welfare standards

The implementation of the animal welfare standards of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will be at the centre of discussion during a seminar organised by the OIE and partly funded by the European Commission in Istanbul, Turkey, from July 16 to July 17.
During the OIE European Regional Meeting on Animal Welfare the importance of veterinary education in the implementation of animal welfare standards will also be closely examined. 
The meeting is financed by the OIE World Animal Health and Welfare Fund, to which the Commission has contributed € 100.000.
 
For further information please visit:
http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/welfare/international/index_en.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/welfare/seminars/index_en.htm