Kharkiv signed agreement with nature protection organization “Naturewatch Foundation”
20 January 2013 12:25
Kharkiv signed agreement with nature protection organization “Naturewatch Foundation” Cooperation agreement was signed today, February, 20 by the Department of housing services of Kharkiv city council and environmental organization “Naturewatch Foundation” (Great Britain).
 
The document was signed by the director of the Department – Roman Nehoroshkov and the head of the project  – Jenny Rudd. 
 
A key point of the document is the agreement of the British side to provide assistance in free sterilization of stray animals contained in a city shelter of Kharkiv.
 
Under the agreement, “Naturewatch Foundation” entered into commitments to develop and to pass recommendations on improving conditions and standards of treatment with domestic and stray animals to City Council executive bodies. British side will also held training courses, will teach children and adults take responsibility for owning pets, talk about the need to sterilize them and care for them. Together with the Housing Department “Naturewatch Foundation” will develop and implement a program of sterilization of domestic and stray animals kept in the municipal shelter by a veterinarian from the UK.
 
The agreement also states that the organization will conduct an independent calculation of stray dogs in Kharkiv city.
 
As Roman Nekhoroshkov noted the agreement will approach Kharkiv to the European standards in treatment with stray animals. "In fact, cooperation with “Naturewatch Foundation” lasts for a year, and today we have formalised our relationship officially. With this step we confirm that we strive to European standards in the treatment with stray animals. Experience of Britain is important for us. They have already made recommendations on the work of municipal shelter, what is very useful and necessary for us, "- Roman Nekhoroshkov noted.
 
In her turn Jenny Rudd distinguished the progress Kharkiv has gained during the last year. “The situation in the city today is much better than year ago and we will try to multiply the  improvements. We concentrate on education program and soon we will held a seminar in humane trapping. When we gain the results we have planned maybe other cities will borrow this experience”, - Jenny Rudd emphasized.

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