Commissioner Barnier welcomes the trilogue agreement on the modernisation of the Professional Qualifications Directive

Posted on July 16, 2013

I congratulate the European Parliament and the Council on having reached agreement today on one of the priorities of the Single Market Act I. The modernisation of the Directive on professional qualifications is an important measure in our strategy to relaunch the European economy. In creating a more efficient system for recognition of professional qualifications, it will contribute to dealing with the labour shortage in Europe and will come to the aid of highly qualified job seekers, in particular the young. (…)”.

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