Attendance by invitation only. The meeting will be web streamed.
At 9:45h Health and Food Safety Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, will open the meeting with a video message. She will be followed by Ladislav Miko, Convener for the EU dialogue at the UN Food Systems Summit, who will give a presentation on "Animal welfare in the UN Food Systems Summit".
In the afternoon the newly designated EU Reference Centre for the welfare of ruminants and equines will be presented by:
- Kirsten Vornhagen, Policy Officer, Unit 'Animal welfare, Antimicrobial resistance’, Directorate Crisis Preparedness in Food, Animals and Plants, DG SANTE.
- Harry Blokhuis, Director of the EU Reference Centre for the welfare of ruminants and equines.