16 June 2021 | Briefing

Recognition of professional qualifications

Howard Davies

EU policy makers are facing increased urgency to integrate and energise the professional labour market, especially in the context of the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, the push towards the green and digital transitions and the defence of the Single Market following Brexit.


This latest policy briefing on the recognition of professionals looks at relevant developments over the last six months. It covers EU policy frameworks, the implementation of the Professional Qualifications Directive, recent developments in the regulated professions, relevant features of the European Education Area and the new EU-UK relationship.

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