FVE calls to end suffering of animals at long distance transport
For a number of reasons waiting periods for trucks arriving at the Bulgarian-Turkish border can become very long. This cannot go on and action is urgently needed.
MSD Animal Health & Federation of Veterinarians of Europe Scholarship Grant 2016
Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2016: distributing 10 grants of 5,000 US Dollars.
New VETCEE Approved programme
The first VETCEE Approved programme in Laboratory Animal Science and Medicine is in Spain.
EMA releases updated colistin advise
On 27 July, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) updated its colistin advise.
OIE veterinary education recommendations
The World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE, released recommendations to further improve veterinary education worldwide.
FVE launches self assessment scheme for its members
In the last General Assembly FVE has decided to launch a voluntary assessment for Veterinary Statutory Bodies that are FVE members.
Relationship between animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in food animals
FVE has adopted in the last General Assembly a position paper on the relationship between antibiotics and animal welfare.
FVE position paper on coccidiostats
FVE believes that all coccidiostats should be under veterinary prescription
Stray dog population control: OIE one-year awareness campaign in the Balkans
One-year awareness campaign in the Balkan Peninsula to contribute to stray dog population control in the region.
FVE - AVMA partnership
This relationship allows vets to unite as a larger voice, advocating across continents for the importance of veterinary medicine to society
Update on ECCVT Activities
The European Coordinating Committee on Veterinary Training met on 22 March.
Brussels bomb attacks
The FVE Board of directors and staff are shocked by the horrible attacks that took place in Brussels this week.
Veterinarians play a crucial role in fighting antimicrobial resistance
On 10 March 2016 the European Parliament voted in the plenary on the proposal to amend the EU law on veterinary medicines. The vote is an important step in the EU co-decision process.
Medicated feed: FVE recommendations for the AGRI Committee
In view of the vote on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on veterinary medicinal products, taking place on 15 March 2016.
FVE welcomes Animal Health Law adoption
The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) welcomes the adoption of the EU Law on transmissible animal diseases, also called the Animal Health Law (AHL).
Epruma appoints new Chairman: FVE Vice President R. van Dobbenburgh
EPRUMA is happy to announce the appointment of FVE-Vice President Rens van Dobbenburgh as new Chairman.
Veterinary medicines legislation: vote in European Parliament ENVI committee
The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is happy to see that the ENVI Committee puts much emphasis on fighting antimicrobial resistance in animals and people.
FVE meets Commissioner for DG Sante
On Monday 8 February FVE President Rafael Laguens, Vice-Presidents Rens van Dobbenburgh and Arne Skjoldager, and Executive Director Jan Vaarten met Mr. Vytenis Andriukaitis.
Call for nominations - Veterinary Statutory Bodies Working Group
The FVE Board has approved the revised Terms of Reference for the VSB Working Group.
Fitness for transport of Equidae: Guidelines released!
The European Commission welcomes the publication of practical guidelines on assessing the fitness for transport of equidae (horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids).
FishMedPlus Coalition established
FishMedPlus Coalition, established in December 2015, aims to facilitate the greater availability of veterinary medicinal products.
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - Briefing note
The European Union is currently negotiating a trade and investment deal with the United States Government, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or so-called TTIP.
European Commission welcomes practical EU guidelines to assess fitness of pigs for transport
These guidelines are designed to provide an easy understanding, help and advice to professionals involved in the transportation of pigs and aim to complement existing EU legislation.
FVE Medicines Working Group
The FVE/UEVP Medicines working group met on 12 January in the FVE office.