The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on Animal Health Law are:

  • the prioritisation and categorisation of listed diseases and listed animals
  • the responsibilities for animal health;
  • the early detection, notification and reporting of diseases, surveillance, eradication programmes and disease–free status;
  • disease awareness, preparedness and control;
  • the registration and approval of establishments and transporters, movements and traceability of animals, germinal products and products of animal origin within the Union;
  • the entry of animals, germinal products and products of animal origin into the Union and the export of such consingments from the Union;
  • non-commercial movements of pet animals in a Member State from another Member State or from a third country or territory;
  • the emergency measures to be taken in the event of a disease emergency situation.

Target audience

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

  • Officials from relevant competent authorities involved in policy making, planning and control at central or regional level, on terrestrial or aquatic animal health, intra-EU trade of terrestrial or aquatic animals and germinal products and imports of live animals, products of animal origin and germinal products and
  • -Field inspectors and border control posts staff involved in such control activities.

Participants must meet the minimum requirements below to ensure they can follow and fully participate:

  • Official staff with adequate professional experience, familiar with the Animal Health Law Regulation (EU) 2016/429 and its delegated and implementing acts.
  • In a position to provide training to other colleagues and share the experience following their attendance to the training.
  • to understand and speak English in order to participate actively in the training session.

Calendar and locations

Session Start Date End Date City Country
TS1VC1 20/09/2021 29/09/2021 ZOOM ONLINE
TS2VC2 02/11/2021 11/11/2021 ZOOM ONLINE
TS3VC3 06/12/2021 15/12/2021 ZOOM ONLINE
TS4VC4 17/01/2022 26/01/2022 ZOOM ONLINE
TS5VC5 21/02/2022 02/03/2022 ZOOM ONLINE
TS6VC6 28/03/2022 06/04/2022 ZOOM ONLINE
TS7VC7 09/05/2022 18/05/2022 ZOOM ONLINE
TS8F2F1 20/06/2022 24/06/2022 Riga Latvia
TS9F2F2 05/09/2022 09/09/2022 Riga Latvia
TS10F2F3 12/09/2022 16/09/2022 Venice Italy
TS11F2F4 10/10/2022 14/10/2022 Riga Latvia