Právo | EU does not want to ban hamsters. It is examining the situation

The information that the European Union intends to ban the keeping of rodents, reptiles or parrots is not true. An expert study on the subject is still under way and it is not yet clear whether any measures will affect ordinary keepers at all. Viktor Daněk, our deputy director, has spoken out against the false news and commented on the topic for the daily Právo.

You can find the whole article in Czech here.

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Viktor Daněk
Deputy Director

Before entering the NGO sphere, Viktor Daněk worked for almost ten years as a journalist. During his time with the public service Czech radio, he focused mainly on covering EU affairs. He spent almost five years as a permanent correspondent in Brussels, where he cooperated with other media outlets. Before his career in journalism, he gained experience in the area of marketing and communication in the Česká spořitelna banking group and at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He holds university degrees in Media Studies and International Relations. Viktor Daněk joined the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in October 2023. He continues to be active in the media as a freelancer. His main areas of interest are institutional questions of European integration, globalisation and the EU’s climate and migration policy.

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