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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!

  • Miglio

    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!

  • Flexible work

    Flex work for every type of labour

    24-11-2017

    Correlations can be found between the type of flex work and the nature of the activities carried out and between the type of flex work and the profession (Inaugural lecture Wendy Smit).

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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.

  • Lisa Waddington Aned

    Presentations by Professor Lisa Waddington

    20-11-2017

    MCEL member Professor Lisa Waddington made a number of presentations at the annual seminar of the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) held in Brussels on 16 and 17 November. 

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    Weighing career prospects pays off for vocational education students

    17-11-2017

    Vocational education students who carefully weighed the associated career prospects when choosing a degree programme were more likely to succeed on the labour market.

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