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21.12.2005 Reform of the system for the recognition of professional qualifications
07.09.2005 Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications (Official Journal L255 of 30 September 2005 – page 22)
06.06.2005  The Councilpdf adopts a directive relating to the recognition of professional qualifications (only available in French)
01.06.2005  Opinion of the Commissionpdf Choose translations of the previous link  on the European Parliament’s amendments to the Council’s common position – COM(2005)248
11.05.2005 Vote on the Directive – Statement Choose translations of the previous link  of Mr. McCreevy, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services
06.01.2005 Communicationpdf Choose translations of the previous link  from the Commission to the European Parliament concerning the common position of the Council on the adoption of a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications – COM(2004)853
21.12.2004 Draft Statementpdf Choose translations of the previous link  of the Council’s reasons on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to the adoption of a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications
21.12.2004 Common positionpdf Choose translations of the previous link  adopted by the Council with a view to the adoption of a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications
18.05.2004 Press release Choose translations of the previous link  – The Council reached political agreement on the proposal
20.04.2004
 
 Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications (presented by the Commission pursuant to Article 250 (2) of the EC Treaty) – COM(2004)317
12.02.2004
 
 Press release Choose translations of the previous link  – European Parliament’s approval of proposed Directive brings simpler system nearer
30.07.2002 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the recognition of professional qualifications COM(2002)119
12.03.2002 Frequently asked questions Choose translations of the previous link 
12.03.2002 Press release Choose translations of the previous link  – Commission proposes to simplify EU rules
02/2002 List of the entitiespdf Choose translations of the previous link  having replied to the consultation
02/2002 The main results of the consultationpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
02.07.2001 Press release Choose translations of the previous link  – The Commission has launched an open consultation on new EU regime.
21.05.2001 European Commission Staff Working Paperpdf Choose translations of the previous link  on the future regime for professional recognition