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  • ITEM_Professionele erkenning inzichtelijk gemaakt_September 2017

    Gain Insight into the Professional Qualifications Directive: A simple Guide

    12-12-2017

    The ITEM Expertise Centre has developed a brief explanatory document to increase the readability of the Directive 2005/36/EC, also known as Professional Qualifications Directive, thereby allowing interested parties to quickly gain insight in the directive’s structure and content.

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    ITEM sets out bottlenecks related to the recognition of qualifications

    12-12-2017

    When professionals and students move to other countries to either work or study there, they may need recognition of their qualifications. Different instruments and procedures exist depending on the purpose of mobility. Despite the fact that such instruments mainly aim at facilitating mobility, bottlenecks may nonetheless arise in practice. ITEM briefly sets out some exemplary bottlenecks including suggested solutions related to the recognition of qualifications following from their casuistry and research.

  • ITEM Quick scan Regeerakkoord NL 2017

    Quick scan of Dutch coalition agreement: effects for border regions

    08-12-2017

    De ITEM quick scan maakt een eerste inschatting mogelijk in hoeverre een onderwerp een verdere beoordeling vergt wat mogelijke grenseffecten betreft. ITEM heeft de quick scan toegepast op beleidsvoornemens die in het Nederlandse Regeerakkoord van 2017 worden genoemd. 

  • Mcel 7 okt

    Conference on December 7

    05-12-2017

    Conference on EU Agencies in the Future Europe with livestream!

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    Visiting researcher Dr. Alberto Miglio

    05-12-2017

    Visiting researcher Dr. Alberto Miglio. We are glad to hear that Dr. Alberto Miglio enjoyed his stay here and we hope to welcome many more scholars!

  • FHML wins innovation prize NVMAO

    FHML wins innovation prize Netherlands Association for Medical Education

    04-12-2017

    On behalf of the medical programmes of FHML, Jan-Joost Rethans as programme director received the price for best education innovation 2017 from the Netherlands Association for Medical Education (NVMO) on Friday 17 November. The price was awarded for the implementation of programmatic assessment.

  • Alzheimer Plaques

    Plaques can cause memory problems without causing dementia

    30-11-2017

    Plaques, also known as Alzheimer proteins, can cause memory problems in people who have not been diagnosed with dementia (MUMC+ news).

  • Project Partner in Balans

    Caregiver project 'Partner in Balance' wins Medical Inspirator Prize

    23-11-2017

    The caregiver project 'Partner in Balance' has been awarded the 2017 Medical Inspirator Prize. The project, created by Lizzy Boots, a researcher at the Alzheimer Centrum Limburg, focuses on the partners of people with memory problems.

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    Debate on the role of EU agencies in the Future Europe

    21-11-2017

    On Thursday, 7 December 2017 a debate about the role of the European agencies in the future Europe will take place. This event will be organised within the framework of the Europe Calling programme. Hosted by the UM Faculty of Law, the debate will take place at the Bonbonnière in Maastricht. The event will be opened by Ms. Annemarie Penn-te Strake, Mayor of Maastricht. A number of prominent representatives of European Agencies will discuss and share their views with the public.

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    Comparative research into European arrest warrants

    21-11-2017

    This news item is only available in Dutch.

    Op 1 januari 2018 begint de Internationale Rechtshulpkamer (IRK) van de Rechtbank Amsterdam in samenwerking met de Universiteit Maastricht aan een rechtsvergelijkend onderzoek naar Europese aanhoudingsbevelen (EAB’s) die betrekking hebben op personen die niet aanwezig zijn geweest in de procedure die tot hun veroordeling heeft geleid (verstekveroordelingen).  In het Handvest van de grondrechten van de Europese Unie is gegarandeerd dat iedereen recht heeft op een eerlijk proces, waarvan het recht om bij de behandeling van de strafzaak aanwezig te zijn onderdeel uitmaakt.

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