The selection criteria for the participants will be the following:
• To be Officers working for the Competent Authorities (e.g. Veterinary and Customs services) of invited countries in charge of planning or implementing the official controls on import, trade-in or non-commercial movements of dogs and cats from Third Countries and within the EU;
• Be in a position to disseminate the knowledge acquired during the training within the national competent authority;
• To have a working knowledge of English, which will be the language of the training sessions.