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Global Conference on Animal Welfare

The Conference

Theme:

Bringing together science, ethical and cultural values, and practical realities to provide international guidance and standards.

Aim:

To bring together stakeholders (governmental authorities, scientists, private sector and non-profit NGOs, consumers) from countries around the world to support the OIE in its animal welfare activities and to assess the way they can contribute most effectively.

Current animal welfare topics being dealt by the OIE:

Sea and land transport of live animals
Slaughter for human consumption
Depopulation for disease control purposes

Who :

To encourage informed debate, participation was by invitation only to those actively involved in animal welfare, production or transport.

How:

Short presentations and interactive discussions;
Draft recommendations were developed by discussion groups before discussion by the Conference.
Proceedings will be published in June 2004.

Where:

Salons Hoche - 9, avenue Hoche 75008 Paris.
How to get there (
map)

When:

23-25 February, 2004.


http://animal-welfare.oie.int
Contact:
animalwelfare-conference@oie.int