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CETAF-Workshop
"Legal aspects of shipping preserved animals and tissues"
in cooperation with
Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (MfN)
Zoologischen Staatssammlung München (ZSM)
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels (RBINS)
and

Humboldt-Ring
Location: Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, rue Vautier 29, 1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Duration: 12-13.Dec.2012, 2 day lunch-to-lunch meeting
Cost: There is no registration fee. Transport and accommodation costs must be
covered by the participants.
Trainer: Dirk Neumann (ZSM)
Registration: Ana Casino (CETAF Secretary), acasino@naturalsciences.be
Registration deadline: 30.Nov.2012
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