In an 85-year-old, Brigitte Bardot de GAIA, a Lifetime Achievement Award. Her award was in itself shows why they get two hands of seven animals, including a horse, a lamb, a seal, a higher plane. The inscription reads, “And God … created an advocate for animal rights’” (“Et Dieu… créa la femme) is a French-american drama in 1956, under the direction of Roger Vadim, with the actress Brigitte Bardot), as a symbol of the strength of her commitment, and action.
Michel Vandenbosch, president of GAIA: “the Brigitte Bardot stands for almost half a century, working tirelessly on the front lines of the animals. This award is also a tribute to one of the icons of the fight for animal rights.” Bardot supported the various campaigns in the history of GAIA, the EU’s ban on trade in seal products, at the distant cattle, and against the brutality of straatpaardenkoersen, …). “I have already often met with, and each time I was impressed with its appearance and warmth. No one deserves the award more than she does.”
The Fondation Brigitte Bardot and the GAIA is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Eurogroup for Animals, a pan-European umbrella organisation of more than 60 associations representing animal matters.