Lobbying Prize Winners 2013
Two winners shared £50,000 of prize money for their policy interventions promoting the use of alternatives to animal testing.
The International Council on Animal Protection in OECD Programmes (ICAPO)
For their successful work with the OECD, now a world leader in the promotion of non-animal methods, approaches and policies.
Accepted by: Kristie Sullivan director of regulatory testing issues at the US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and coordinator of ICAPO activities.
The Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments
For their work with Swedish regulators to replace animal testing.
Accepted by: Karin Gabrielson Morton,
Also short-listed in 2013
Humane Society International (HSI) – Brazil
For their work which led to the inclusion of animal-free testing methods in national cosmetic safety guidelines.
Stop Vivisection – Italy
For their public and political campaigning calling for an end to vivisection.
Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) – USA
For their work informing and lobbying US and EU legislators on the alternatives to animal testing.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) – India
For their successful campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals in India.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine – USA
For their work lobbying for legislative reform to include non-animal test methods in the US.
PETA, Laboratory Investigations Department – USA
For their international work on policies requiring and encouraging the use of non-animal teaching, research and testing methods.