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Better Science for Better Animal Welfare

The second RAWC animal welfare conference will be held from 15. – 17. October 2024 in the city of Cavtat, Croatia. The conference will include oral and poster presentations on the topics – Animals in communities; Animals in food production; Human-animal relationship and Animals and the environment, including keynote lectures from Donald Broom, James Serpell […]

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ISAE Training School – INVITATION

As part of the LIFT project, the training school named Positive Animal Welfare: Taking it to the Next Level will take place at the University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Animal Sciences, Groblje 3, Rodica,1230 Domžale, Slovenia for two days between September 28 and 29, 2023. It specifically targets the focus of Action COST […]

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RAWC annual meeting 2022

RAWC annual meeting of 2022 was held in Terme Tuhelj, Croatia on 27-28 November. The meeting was organized as a series of lectures and in the final part active discussions regarding several hot regional animal welfare topics such as – fish welfare, the welfare of working animals, welfare in disaster situations, and the development of […]

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Training of DPM trainers

Dog population management in the region is still a targeted priority by RAWC. Most countries in the Balkans have national legislation regulating the control of dogs and set rules for owned animals, including commercial breeding and keeping of animals, as well as identification of animals. The management of dog populations remains to be a challenge […]

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1st RAWC SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE HELD ONLINE

We would like to thank all the speakers and participants for a very fruitful and interesting Conference. As you are all aware we wanted to hold a Conference in a beautiful Thessaloniki but life and nature took another turn so we had to reschedule it for over a year and at the end held it […]

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1st RAWC CONFERENCE going online free of charge on 24-25 of June 2021

We would like to inform you that the Organising Committee of the 1st RAWC Scientific Conference reached a decision to hold an online event on 24-25 of June 2021. Although our preference would have been to organize a live event,  due to the current COVID-19 situation and so many uncertainties still surrounding it, the Committee believes […]

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OFFICIAL POSTPONEMENT OF THE RAWC CONFERENCE

Dear participants,   Unfortunately, we have just received the news that the Greek government has announced special measures to fight the coronavirus. Under the new restrictions, all international conferences have been prohibited for the next four weeks. Given the circumstances, we have no choice but TO POSTPONE THE CONFERENCE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Please share this news […]

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RAWC Organising Committee statement regarding coronavirus situation

Dear all, In light of the recent events regarding the coronavirus occurrence in Europe, and subsequently, in Thessaloniki, Greece, we would like to inform you that Organising Committee is keeping a close track of the updates released by the Greek authorities. From today’s standpoint, there is no travel or any other restrictions so our conference […]

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Better Science for Better Animal Welfare – conference program

Dear friends and partners, We are very happy to publish draft PROGRAM for the upcoming 1st RAWC Scientific conference. As you all know Conference will take place on 10-11. of March 2020, in Thessaloniki, Greece. We would like to use this opportunity to thank all of you for submitting your very interesting abstracts and please share the news […]

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Partners of RAWC Conference

Without some support, there would be no Regional Animal Welfare Centre, no activities, and definitely no Conference. The RAWC is immensely grateful to the RSPCA International for its financial, logistical and moral support to all of our members and associates for the trust that you provided over the years. Except RSPCA International, our conference activities are […]

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Abstract submission extended!

The Organising Committee of the 1st RAWC Animal Welfare Conference has extended abstract submission till 17th of November. For more details please check directly Conference webpage, or follow RAWC on facebook.  Also, a big thanks to all of you with already submitted papers from Bangladesh to USA!   #RAWCConference2020 #BetterScienceBetterAnimalWelfare

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Call for Papers – RAWC Conference 2020

  We call on our members, as well as scientists and particularly young scholars, to participate in this conference by presenting a paper, oral or poster, and taking an active role in our network. The main theme of our first scientific conference is “Better science for better animal welfare”.       Main conference topics: Animals in communities (companion […]