Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
Welcome to the FVE website

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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Food Chain Information guidance

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Food Chain Information guidance

A full and effective use of the food chain information and of inspection results facilitates...

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FVE Survey of the veterinary profession in Europe

The report allows for the first time to compare Veterinary demographic, labour market and...

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FVE strategy 2015 - 2020

The FVE Board is delighted to present our new strategy for the next five years. It follows five...

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Honey-bees' health: vets are vital!

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FVE position on Article 15 of the proposal for a Regulation on Official Controls

Clinical inspection of animals before slaughter shall remain in the hands of veterinarians.

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Veterinary prescription - FVE position, June 2015

The prescription is the decisive and critical step before using medicinal products.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015Read more

Protection of animals used for scientific purposes

An update to the Statement supporting European Directive 2010/63/EU ("Directive") on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes is available.

Thu, 25 Jun 2015Read more

FVE strategy 2015 - 2020

FVE Board is delighted to present the new FVE strategy for the next five years.

Mon, 22 Jun 2015Read more

Animal Health Law: FVE welcomes trialogue agreement

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe welcomes the informal trialogue agreement on the Animal Health Law. In particular FVE welcomes the provisions on farm animal health visits.

Mon, 15 Jun 2015Read more

New FVE Board appointed

In the General Assembly of 5 and 6 June 2015, held in Romania, the FVE members appointed the new Board.

Mon, 08 Jun 2015Read more

Every dog deserves a caring owner: the veterinary vision on stray dog management

FVE, UEVP and FECAVA position on stray dog control in Europe has been released!

Fri, 05 Jun 2015Read more

ECCVT Update of activities

The 6th issue of the ECCVT newsletter is now availble

Tue, 02 Jun 2015Read more

Conclusions from the FVE Conference on "Natural Disasaters and One health: Are we ready to react?"

The impact of animals and environment during natural disasters is a critical factor for the safety and wellbeing of people.

Mon, 04 May 2015Read more

ECCVT - Day One Competences & Annex V

The EECVT has released a position paper on Day One Competences and their use in the veterinary study programme.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015Read more

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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 - Thu, 15 Oct 2015

Fight Food Waste, Feed the Planet

In the context of Expo Milano 2015, the European Commission is pleased to invite you to the...

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 - Fri, 09 Oct 2015

FVE_KNMVD Conference on insects

The conference aims to explore the food chain related to insects' proteins, insect farming,...

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 - Sun, 08 Nov 2015

EPRUMA 10th anniversary reception

The event will focus on the EPRUMA multi-staleholder initiative's work to promote the...

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