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Lion cubs at a zoo in Bulgaria

FOUR PAWS Expert at Zoo Directive Stakeholder Meeting

A FOUR PAWS expert got to discuss the possible solutions for animals in case of zoo closures at the meeting.


Live Animal Transport Event

Pierre Sultana · 9.2.2021

Join us for the webinar ‘Animal Transport: Closing the Gap between EU Requirements and Enforcement ' on the 23rd of February 2021 from 12:00 - 14:00.


Welcome Portuguese Presidency

Pierre Sultana · 29.1.2021

In with trio with Germany and Slovenia, Portugal will hold the presidency from the 1st of January to the 30th of June 2021.


Tiger trade webinar

Live webinar on December 1st, 12:00 - 14:00 CET


The invisible cow at COP25

A report of Linda Exenberger, Policy Advisor at FOUR PAWS, who was attending the UN Climate Change Conference in December 2019.


The new Commission: A new impetus for animals?

The letters of the European Commission’s President-elect, Ursula von der Leyen, to the nominees of the European Commission


When is a burger not a burger?

When the European Parliament wants to prohibit "veggie burgers"


EU’s deal with the US on beef gives the wrong signal

The EU guarantees the purchase of tens of thousands of tonnes of hormone-free beef from US meat producers every year. This was made official when Trump signed the deal early August 2019. FOUR PAWS considers this a step in the completely wrong direction.


Harmful recent EU trade negotiations for animals

Pierre Sultana · 30.7.2019

The European Commission recently concluded trade agreements with Mercosur Countries and with the United States. The decisions are very concerning for animals.


FOUR PAWS welcomes von der Leyens' election as president of the commission

Yesterday, former German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen was elected by the European Parliament.


Let’s transform the CAP!

FOUR PAWS invites the new elected MEPs to use the CAP to fight climate change, ensure animal welfare, support healthy food, revitalise rural areas, bring back biodiversity and provide a fair living for farmers by supporting them to work in harmony with nature. 


Welcome Finnish Presidency

Pierre Sultana · 17.7.2019

Finland will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union between 1 July and 31 December 2019


The FOUR PAWS Model Solution for full traceability in the online puppy trade

FOUR PAWS releases the Model Solution Report and introduces a pioneer system that excludes illegal puppy dealers from the online classifieds market