Notification to the Parties
No. 1999/58 Geneva, 30 July 1999
Master's course in management, conservation and control
of species internationally traded
1. The International University of Andalucia (Universidad Internacional de Andalucía), with the close collaboration of the CITES authorities of Spain and the Secretariat, is organizing a Master's course in management, conservation and control of species internationally traded. The course will take place from 4 October to 17 December 1999.
2. The course will be given in Spanish at:
Universidad Internacional de Andalucía
Sede Antonio Machado
Plaza de Santa María, s/n
Telephone: (+34953) 74 27 75
Fax: (+34953) 74 29 75
3. The attached document contains detailed information on the Master's course and specifies the requirements for participation.
4. The course is directed by Prof. Clemente Muñoz, Chairman of the Plants Committee. Numerous CITES experts will participate in the programme as lecturers. During the course, 400 hours of lectures will be given in theoretical and practical issues. In order to obtain the diploma, it will be necessary to pass the weekly test and to submit a final work on one of the aspects that will be covered during the course (which will count for 100 hours).
5. The maximum number of places for the course is 40. The International University of Andalucia has a restricted number of scholarships available (please see the attached document for details).
6. The CITES authorities of Spain and the Secretariat are making great efforts to obtain external funding to increase the number of scholarships.
7. All Parties are invited to assist in these efforts to obtain funding, in order to facilitate the participation in the Master's course of candidates from their own countries.
8. The Secretariat is very grateful to the International University of Andalucia and to the CITES authorities of Spain for their extraordinary endeavour to provide training for professional people who are or will be government officers in agencies responsible for the implementation of the Convention.
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