Policy Positions

Access to the Profession - Public

Report of the Accreditation and Validation Work Group, which was set up to establish the processes by which Member States decide whether a qualification should be notified to the Commission the European Commission for listing in Annex V.7 of Directive 2005/36/EC on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (the PQD).

The ACE considers that CPD is a very important issue and intends to promote, at European level, the most efficient approaches to this subject. It recalls that it is an objective of the ACE Charter on CPD to ensure the introduction of a CPD System by all of its Member Organisations by 2010. This should permit all architects to undertake an annual and systematic course of CPD.  

Joint Statement by ACE, Council of European Dentists (CED), European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN), European Midwives Association (EMA), Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU), Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME). 

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