Platform Members

Platform Members

The Platform brings together public entities (EU/EEA countries, EU bodies and international organisations) and private stakeholders of the animal welfare sector (business and professional organisations, organisations from civil society, independent experts from academic and research institutes). Private sector stakeholders were selected through an open call for applications.

List of Members: public entities

List of Members: Civil society

  Name of Member Type of Member
1 Elisabetta Canali Independent Expert
2 Cathy Dwyer Independent Expert
3 Linda Keeling Independent Expert
4 Niamh O'Connell Independent Expert
5 Vytautas Ribikauskas Independent Expert
6 Lars Schrader Independent Expert
7 Evangelia Sossidou Independent Expert
8 Anna Elisabet Valros Independent Expert
9 Antonio Velarde Calvo Independent Expert
10 Animals' Angels e.V. Civil society
11 Compassion in World Farming Civil society
12 Eurogroup for Animals Civil society
13 Humane Society International/Europe (HIS/Europe) Civil society
14 Organisation for Respect and Care of Animals (ORCA) Civil society
15 Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Civil society
16 Slow Food Civil society
17 VIER PFOTEN International (VIER PFOTEN) Civil society
18 World Animal Protection Civil society
19 World Horse Welfare Civil society
20 Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU (a.v.e.c.) Business or professional organisation
21 European Rural Poultry Association (ERPA) Business or professional organisation
22 Liaison Centre for the Meat Processing Industry in the European Union (CLITRAVI) Business or professional organisation
23 European agri-cooperatives (COCEGA) Business or professional organisation
24 European Liaison Committee for the Agricultural and agri-food trade (celcaa) Business or professional organisation
25 European farmers (COPA) Business or professional organisation
26 European Community of Consumer Co-operatives (Euro Coop) Business or professional organisation
27 European Association of Livestock Markets (AEMB) Business or professional organisation
28 European Dairy Association aisbl (EDA) Business or professional organisation
29 European Forum for Animal Welfare Councils (EuroFAWC) Business or professional organisation
30 European Forum of Farm Animal Breeders (EFFAB) Business or professional organisation
31 European Livestock and Meat Trading Union (U.E.C.B.V.) Business or professional organisation
32 European Meat Network (EMN) Business or professional organisation
33 European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) Business or professional organisation
34 European Federation of Animal Health Services (FESASS) Business or professional organisation
35 Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) Business or professional organisation
36 Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) Business or professional organisation
37 Animalhealth Europe Business or professional organisation
38 International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Business or professional organisation
39 The Retail, Wholesale and International Trade Representation to the EU (EuroCommerce) Business or professional organisation

The full list of the members of the Platform is also published in the Register of the Commission expert groups.