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.

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
  • 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.
  • Able to understand and speak English in order to participate actively in the training session.
Session Start Date End Date City Country
TSF1_P2 25/09/2023 29/09/2023 Riga Latvia
TSF2_P2 06/11/2023 10/11/2023 Bucharest Romania
TSF3_P2 04/12/2023 08/12/2023 Venice Italy
TSF4_P2 22/01/2024 26/01/2024 Venice Italy
TSF5_P2 26/02/2024 01/03/2024 Bucharest Romania
TSF6_P2 08/04/2024 12/04/2024 Riga Latvia
TSF7_P2 03/06/2024 07/06/2024 Bucharest Romania
TSF8_P2 30/09/2024 04/10/2024 Riga Latvia
TSF9_P2 04/11/2024 08/11/2024 Venice Italy
TSF10_P2 09/12/2024 13/12/2024 Venice Italy

Animal health law