Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
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The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 38 European countries.
We also represent 4 vibrant sections, each of which representing key groups within our profession: Practitioners (UEVP), Hygienists (UEVH), Veterinary State Officers (EASVO) and veterinarians in Education, Research and Industry (EVERI).

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FVE officially supports the "One Health Initiative"

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Callisto (FR)

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Questions and Answers in relation to cats

FVE and the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations has drafted a...

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CPD in small animal medicine

Jos Bongers (former FVE stagiare) thesis on CPD system across EU provides a valuable set of...

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EU Commission guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine

These latest guidelines are one of the key deliverables in the EU action plan on AMR. They provide,...

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Food Chain Information guidance

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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.

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Call for nominations - Veterinary Statutory Bodies Working Group

The FVE Board has approved the revised Terms of Reference for the VSB Working Group.

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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).

Mon, 08 Feb 2016Read more

FishMedPlus Coalition established

FishMedPlus Coalition, established in December 2015, aims to facilitate the greater availability of veterinary medicinal products.

Mon, 01 Feb 2016Read more

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.

Fri, 22 Jan 2016Read more

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.

Thu, 21 Jan 2016Read more

Animal Health Law: Agriculture Ministers approved it

FVE welcomes the formal approval by the Agriculture Council on the Animal Health Law.

Wed, 16 Dec 2015Read more

Veterinary Continuous Education in Europe

VETCEE ready to evaluate post-graduate programmes in more fields. An update on the VETCEE activities is now available.

Wed, 09 Dec 2015Read more

La promotion du leadership veterinaire dans la gestion des chiens errants en Europe

Available the French version of the FVE_FECAVA_UEVP position paper on management of stray dogs.

Wed, 25 Nov 2015Read more

Doctors and Veterinarians strengthen their cooperation

Doctors and Veterinarians keep working together.

Thu, 19 Nov 2015Read more

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International consultant Mongolia

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Veterinary Resident - Copenhagen Zoo Copenhagen, Denmark

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 - Thu, 14 Jan 2016

2nd EFFORT Annual meeting

EFFORT consortium will meet for the 2nd Annual project meeting, on the 12-14th January 2016.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 - Fri, 20 May 2016

Ethics and the future Veterinary Professional

This conference welcomes participants who have a professional interest in the ethical issues...

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