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Dead or alive: towards a sustainable trade in reptiles and amphibians?
On 4 December, the FPS Public Health organised the conference “Dead or Alive: Towards a Sustainable Wildlife Trade”, dedicated to the reptile and amphibian trade.
Conference: illegal import of meat and bushmeat
Every month, meat from domestic and wild animals (bushmeat) is smuggled into Belgium through air passengers.
Conference: Trade in exotic reptiles and amphibians
In Belgium, the keeping of reptiles and amphibians (new pets) is in vogue. Their unregulated import can be harmful to biodiversity and animal welfare.
The circular economy: an opportunity not to be missed
In order to deal with climate, environmental and economic challenges, the circular economy has become a key objective for the European Union and Belgium.
Hotspot: Belgian companies in the spotlight
From 18 to 20 November, Belgium will host the Hotspot of the circular economy. It will be an opportunity to get to know some of the leading companies and research centres in...
Circular Economy Hotspot in Belgium
After the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Scotland, Belgium will be hosting the Circular Economy Hotspot, with activities scheduled from 18 to 20 November throughout its territory.
Belgian Dr Hans Kluge elected as WHO Regional Director for Europe
On 17 September 2019, the 53 Member States of the European Region of the World Health Organisation (WHO) elected our fellow countryman Dr Hans Kluge as Regional Director. In his...
Animals and Plants
2020, International Year of Plant Health
An application dossier was opened in cooperation with the Royal Mint of Belgium, for issuance of a 2 EURO commemorative coin at the occasion of the International Year of Plant...
What do you think of a genetically modified vaccine against Ebola?
The Federal Public Service Health and the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) want to know your opinion on a vaccine plan which will be using the genetically...
More than 40 signatories to the Brussels Declaration on the oceans...
The Brussels Declaration calls for progress regarding the negotiation of a new Convention on high seas biodiversity and the definition of new objectives for the Convention on...
Public consultation on a clinical trial with the gen. modified...
Give your opinion on a genetically modified medicinal product against advanced tumors
Public consultation: genetically modified medicine against hemophilia...
Give your opinion on two clinical trials with the genetically modified medicinal product AAV5-hFVIII-SQ (BMN 270) against hemophilia A