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Two women with their left hands raised in an Erasmus + Evaluation Democracy meeting
  • News article

Share your views on Erasmus + to help us evaluate it

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Erasmus+, the European Union's flagship programme for education, training, youth, and sport. This initiative provides an opportunity for individuals and organisations to express their opinions and contribute to the evaluation of Erasmus+.

Kevin the cat
  • Press release

Cats and dogs should not be kept permanently in boxes, cages or crates

In a new scientific report, the European Food Safety Authority has recommended avoiding the permanent use of boxes, cages and crates in commercial breeding establishments. This is to support legislative measures to improve the welfare of cats and dogs kept for sport, hunting and companion purposes.


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