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The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education aim is to strive towards improving the quality of life for all animals through education, training and by influencing policy at the highest level.
Monday, 31 March 2014
Conference on Primates as Pets
the recent Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee inquiry into
the issue of primates kept as pets, Humane Society International/UK and the
Born Free Foundation are co-hosting a one-day conference on Primates as Pets.
Please see the details below.
by the world-renowned primatologist Ian Redmond OBE, and with a discussion
chaired by the well-known TV journalist, reporter and primatologist Asha Tanna,
the Conference will bring together international academics, veterinarians,
and political and legal experts to discuss the animal welfare science,
veterinary, legal, conservation and ethical aspects of the private keeping of
non-human primates. BVA President Robin Hargreaves has agreed to speak at the
conference website/registration page can be found at