Meeting

Ninth Animal Welfare Platform meeting

Organised by EU platform on Animal Welfare
Date

Tue 22 June 2021

Duration whole day
Venue Video conference

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.