Independent report

International animal welfare: 5 year progress report

This report summarises how the UK has contributed to improvements in animal welfare standards in the last five years.

Documents

The government’s 5 year progress report on international animal welfare

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

This report summarises how the UK has contributed to improvements in EU and global animal welfare standards in the last five years.

It covers the illegal wildlife trade; farm animal welfare; the treatment of animals in laboratories; and appropriate links to International Financial Institutions (IFIs).

The report was commissioned by the Inter-Ministerial Group on International Animal Welfare.

Published 13 March 2015