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    ITEM participates in Expert Panel on a Cross-border Mechanism

    12-11-2018

    On invitation of the Rapporteur Matthijs van Miltenburg, Martin Unfried of expertise centre ITEM participated in an expert panel about a cross-border mechanismorganised by the ALDE Group on 18 October 2018.

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    Update Dutch child care workers in North Rhine-Westphalia

    12-11-2018

    In order to cope with labour market shortages and abundances in the area of child care work it has been proposed that Dutch child care workers be employed across the border in Germany. However, recognition procedures have proven to stand in the way of the swift labour market access of Dutch child care workers. A current complaint procedure is aimed at finding out whether the cross-border mobility of child care workers may be facilitated. 

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    30% rule gets transitional right after all

    08-11-2018

    In the Belastingplan 2019 (Dutch Tax Plan 2019) Amendment Memorandum, the State Secretary for Finance announced that the reduction of the 30% ruling from 8 to 5 years will be granted a transitional period after all. The new duration of the ruling depends on the current end date.

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    Report on frontier workers in Europe leads to proposal for legislative amendment by minister

    06-11-2018

    The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports has responded in a letter to the House of Representatives, which has ensured that a recommendation from the report Grenswerkers in Europa (frontier workers in Europe) has been resolved.

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    Three of our Law researchers receive a Swol grant

    06-11-2018

    Marta Santos Silva, Mariolina Eliantonio and David Roef have received a SWOL grant to support their research. Congratulations with this result.

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    New legislative proposal against Marital Captivity

    05-11-2018

    By virtue of Pauline Kruiniger's NWO research project Marital Captivity: Bridging the gap between religion and law’ conducted at Maastricht University, a new legislative proposal has been adopted.

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    Euroregions: stronger than we think

    01-11-2018

    How do you empower citizens and Euroregions within the European Union?

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    Metro seminar with guest speaker Phil Chan (ISDP)

    30-10-2018

    On 10 December (10:00-11:00) Dr. Phil C.W. Chan, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), will give a guest lecture.

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    First step in B-solutions project completed

    30-10-2018

    A first document has been published as part of the B-Solutions project “Roadmap and factsheet for the recognition of qualifications for highly demanded professions”. The goal of the project, submitted by the Province of Limburg (NL) as lead applicant and carried out by Expertise Centre ITEM, is to develop roadmaps and factsheets aimed at boosting cross-border mobility and employability by improving recognition

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    H2020 project on the precautionary principle awarded to Ellen Vos and Kristel De Smedt

    23-10-2018

    The project entitled REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through the Engagement of Stakeholders (RECIPES) will address the topical question as to how to protect health and safety of persons and the environment whilst promoting innovation.

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