The Commission will discuss the EU Strategy for the Protection and Welfare of Animals 2012-2015 at a conference in Brussels tomorrow with a view to reviewing the achievements of the strategy to date, and to identifying remaining challenges. Talks will also focus on practical issues related to animal welfare and key areas for action to improve animal conditions for the strategy’s remaining term and beyond.

As European Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, said: "Ensuring the welfare of animals ...

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