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EU Court of Justice Restricts the Trade of Wild Animals Originating from Illegal Imports

On 8 September 2022, the Court of Justice sided with the Czech Ministry of the Environment in deciding that an exotic animal breeder did not have the right to trade parrots who were the second-generation offspring of illegally imported birds. Read an analysis of this historic ruling by the Court of Justice of the EU concerning the protection of wild animals (C-659/20 (Perroquets Ara hyacinthe)) in EU Law Live.

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Switzerland Could Be the First Country to Ban Factory Farming – Time Magazine

The Institute was quoted in Time Magazine: “In fact, notes Alice Di Concetto, founder of the European Institute for Animal Law and Policy, the European Commission is taking the opportunity of the cage proposal “to revise all EU farm animal welfare legislation. So there are other measures that hopefully will be included,” like chick grinding — a common egg farm method for killing male chicks soon after they hatch — and new limitations on the transport of livestock to slaughter.”

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Police Struggle to Enforce Animal Protection Laws —Here’s Why – Sentient Media

Alice Di Concetto was quoted in this article by Sophie Kevany. In this article, Alice explains the extent to which enforcement mechanisms of EU animal welfare rules under the form of reduced subsidies are largely ineffective.

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How ‘Landless’ Pig Farms Break Animal Welfare Rules and Get Away With It – Sentient Media

Alice Di Concetto was quoted in this article by Sophie Kevany. In this article, Alice explains the extent to which enforcement mechanisms of EU animal welfare rules under the form of reduced subsidies are largely ineffective.

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30 Years After EU Pig Welfare Legislation, Will the EU Finally Step up to Protect Pigs? – The Brussels Times

Alice Di Concetto and Olga Kikou (CIWF EU) published an op-ed in the Brussels Times. In it, they call for an ambitious reform of EU animal welfare legislation for pigs.

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5 Things to Know About Animal Law – Ctrl Alt Meat Podcast

Alice Di Concetto was invited to speak at the Ctrl Alt Meat Podcast to discuss the fundamentals of animal law.

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Why Policy is Impeding our Transition to a Sustainable Food Future – Politics.co.uk

An op-ed by by Elliot Teperman (Jeremy Coller Foundation) and Alice Di Concetto in support of more coherent policy-making.

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The Worst Horrors of Factory Farming Could Soon Be Phased out in Europe – Vox.com

Alice Di Concetto was quoted in an article by Jonathan Moens published in Vox.com, where she commented on EU animal welfare laws.

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Alice Di Concetto Nominated Global Ambassador for Animal Law

Along with seven animal law scholars and advocates from around the world, Alice Di Concetto was nominated a Global Ambassador for animal law by the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School.

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Animal Law Europe Receives ACE Movement Grant

Animal Charity Evaluators announces Animal Law Europe as a recipient of the 2021 Movement Grants, along with 15 other organizations.

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