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“Competitiveness of European Science and Industry“, “Ending the trapping of wild monkeys for research and breeding farms” and “Thematic reviews of animal use and implementation of replacements“

Proposals to replace European rules on animal experiments are discussed in Brussels

The new proposals to replace old directive 86 609 are introduced to the European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee (AGRI) in Brussels Read more...

Brussels: European Commission proposes overhaul of rules on animal experiments

The long awaited revision of Directive 86/609 is announced. It includes bans on the use of apes and wild caught monkeys in laboratories Read more...


MANIFESTO ON NEW LAB ANIMAL RULES LAUNCHED AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

ADI and NAVS make proposals in the European Parliament for the revision of regulations under Directive 86/609 with the potential to save millions of lives. Read more...


Campaigners meet EU environment commissioner to discuss primate test ban

A delegation of supporters and sponsors of a European Parliament Declaration calling for an end to primate research, which received a record number of signatures, meet with Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas. Read more...


European Parliament sets historic target to end all experiments on primates

The European Parliament adopts Written Declaration 40, co-originated by ADI and the NAVS in what is hailed as the most important single breakthrough on animal testing in over a decade. Read more...


Scientific report says it is time to stop primate experiments

A new report from Animal Defenders International, the National Anti-Vivisection Society, and Lord Dowding Fund for Humane Research was launched at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Read more...


Declaration calls for European Primate Test Ban

On April 24th (World Lab Animal Day) a Written Declaration calling for a Europe-wide ban on primate experiments is launched at the European Parliament. Read more...


The Berlin Declaration

A declaration seeking an end to the use of primates in research is made by ADI and 25 other animal groups. Read more...


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