The Commission and the EU Danish Presidency are organising the conference "Empowering consumers and creating market opportunities for animal welfare" in Brussels on 29 Feb. - 1 March 2012.
Presenting the Commission strategy to raise consumer empowerment on animal welfare, the event will focus on:
- Opportunities of the market-driven approach;
- Implementation of the current animal welfare legislation;
- Latest developments in animal welfare research and sciences.
The strategy continues the policies elaborated over the last 5 years on the protection and welfare of animals .
The conference will gather national and international representatives, vets, farmers, businesses, academics, scientists and NGOs.