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Event CETAF workshop: "Legal aspects of shipping preserved animals and tissues"

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Period [12/12/2012 - 13/12/2012]
Event location Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Rue Vautier 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Host Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (MfN), Zoologischen Staatssammlung München (ZSM), Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels (RBINS), Humboldt-Ring
Contact person Ana Casino (CETAF Secretary)
acasino@naturalsciences.be
Geographical coverage Belgium,

Topics covered:

Day 1: Legal requirements for shipping specimens, Access Benefit Sharing, CITES & animal protection legislation, Veterinary legislation
Day 2: Customs law, IATA regulations & IATA training A180 module, Packing & shipping: marking & documentation requirements

PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 12th December, 2012

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (not provided), for the Attendants coming in advance
12:45 – 13:00 WELCOME
13:00 – 13:30 Legal requirements for shipping species - relevant laws & regulations
13:30 – 13:45 Brief introduction to Access Benefit Sharing / Nagoya Protocol
13:45 – 14:00 Implementation of Nagoya Protocol –ABS regulation to be implemented 2014
Matthias Buck, European Commission (DGENV.E.2)
14:00 – 14:15 Open discussion, Q & A
14:15 – 15:00 Guided Tour to RBINS facilities (optional prolonged coffee break)
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:00 European Animal By Product regulation
Matjas Klemencic, European Commission (DDG-SANCO)
16:00 – 16:30 Veterinary legislation and border inspection checks
16:30 – 17:30 CITES and animal protection legislation
17:30 – 18:00 Open discussion


Thursday, 13th December, 2012

9:00 – 9:30 Customs laws & regulations
9:30 – 10:30 IATA regulations and IATA training module “Special Provision A180”
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Packing and shipping: marking & documentation requirements
11:30 – 12:00 Open discussion
12:00 End of the workshop

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