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The European Commission has adopted a Decision extending the mandate of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare<\/a> until 30 June 2021 (Commission Decision of 29 November 2019<\/a>).<\/p>

The Platform assists the Commission with the development and exchange of coordinated actions on animal welfare with a particular focus on:<\/p>