1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, Director of the Master’s Course on "Management, Access and Conservation of Species in Trade: The International Framework” (60 credits= 1500 hours) at the International University of Andalusia. In its last four editions, the course was linked to a Doctorate programme in collaboration with Cordoba University.
In these eight editions, including the Master’s Degree and PhD courses, quality specialised training was given to 235 persons from the following 68 countries: Albania, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Chile, China, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czeck Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, United States of America, Russian Federation, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Dominican Republic, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Ukraine, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Countries that have participated in the Programme:
The training provided by this Master’s Course is essential for people who have executive responsibility in policy-making or implementation of international environmental conventions. The programme is primarily focused on CITES and the CBD. Most participants are working in government posts in charge of environmental conventions at the CITES Secretariat, NGOs, universities and other environmental institutions. The Master’s Course is taught in English and Spanish.
Biennia 2008-2010, 2007-2009, 2006-2008 and 2005-2007: Director of the Interuniversity Programme (Cordoba University and International University of Andalusia) on “Management, Access and Conservation of Biodiversity: The International Framework.”
The four biennia involved 114 individuals from 40 countries (Antigua, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Slovenia, Spain, Ethiopia, Greece, Honduras , Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Kuwait, Mexico, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe). This programme will not be taught from 2010 because of the coming into operation of the new European Higher Education Area.