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Thanks to Ahmed El Sherbiny for his report on the May 15, 2014 workshop held to propose changes to Egypt’s animal welfare law.

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, EFAW, the Egyptian Federation for Animal Welfare, in association with GOVS, the Egyptian Organization of Veterinary Services, held a workshop on proposed animal welfare legislation, based on Article 45 of the new Egyptian Constitution.

The workshop, held at the Environment Culture Centre at the Giza Zoo was attended by many with an interest in Egyptian animals, including Dr. Nadia Zakhari, the ex-Minister of Academic Research, and representatives from GOVS, the Water and Environment Police, the Giza Zoo, The Egyptian Bar Association, and EFAW, as well as judges, law professors, other university professors, and individual animal advocates.

A lively discussion took place related to the existing legislation, and ministerial decrees related to animals.

Agreement was reached to call on the Prime Minister to

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