Swedish Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals (SSAPEA)

Association suédoise contre les expériences douloureuses sur les animaux
Nordiska Samfundet mot Plågsamma Djurförsök (NSMPD)
Nordisk Samfund til Bekaempelse af Smertevoldende Behandling af Dyr

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History

1882, Stockholm (Sweden), by individuals from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Subsequently grouped sister organizations, national bodies having been formed in Norway in the 1920's, Denmark in the early 1950's and Finland in 1961. Also referred to by the English title Nordic Society Against Painful Experiments on Animals, but listed title is more usual as it distinguishes from other organizations which are also referred to as Nordic. Statutes adopted 4 Oct 1956; and amended: 15 June 1970; 25 Mar 1984. As of 1996, is currently a Swedish national organization.

Aims

Work against animal experiments - vivisection. Other concerns: animal rights; factory farming; fur farms.

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Activities

World Day for Animals arranged annually on 4 Oct; World Day for Laboratory Animals 24 April. Campaigns for political change in vivisection legislation and for animal rights in general; carries out information activities on vivisection; provides financial support for research on alternative methods to animal experiments. Represented on national boards and on 7 regional ethical review committees.

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Languages

Swedish.

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Members

Members in 14 countries
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Subjects *

  • Biosciences
    • Biotechnology
  • Zoology
    • Animals
  • Industry
    • Leather, Hides, Fur
  • Societal Problems
    • Maltreatment
  • Research, Standards
    • Experimental
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Farming
  • Peace
    • Rights

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D2974

Last News Received

29. Nov 1998
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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