CED Activities Info 2015/01

Issue 1 - January 2015




Meeting with DG GROWTH (WG EPQ)

On 22 January, the Working Group Education and Professional Qualifications Chair Prof Paulo Melo, the CED Head of Office Nina Bernot and CED Policy Officer Sara Roda met with the Head of Free Movement of Professionals Unit Mr Martin Frohn (DG GROWTH, former DG Internal Market) and Legal Officers Mr András Zsigmond and Ms Sophie Weisswange to inform about the latest CED policy on vocational training (adopted in May 2014).

They also informed the Commission that the CED is preparing a resolution on the dental team relationship with patients, which is expected to be adopted in May this year.

The CED also took the chance to discuss several issues related to Directive 2005/36/EC. In particular, the update of Annex 5.3.1 (timeline and format), the introduction of competences in dentistry and the Commission’s legal powers, the Commission’s transparency exercise for the regulated professions, the new mechanism of common training frameworks, the implementing acts on the European professional card and the alert mechanism, the cross-border insurance cover provisions and language testing for mobile health professionals.



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