Commission Recommendation (EU) 2023/2611 on the recognition of qualifications of third-country nationals

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Series Details 2023/2611
Publication Date 24/11/2023
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Recommendation adopted by the European Commission on 15 November 2023, putting forward measures aimed at simplifying and speeding up the recognition of skills and qualifications of third country nationals.

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This Recommendation sets out guidance on simplifying and expediting the recognition of the skills and qualifications of third-country nationals by Member States with a view to making the European Union's (EU) labour market more attractive to third-country nationals and to facilitate their integration into the labour market in line with the needs of the economy and society. It applies to situations in which third-country nationals are in the process of obtaining a visa or work and residence permit in a Member State or are already legally resident in the EU. It applies where where recognition of skills and qualifications is required in order to grant rights to a third-country national.

The text was adopted by the European Commission on 15 November 2023 as part of a Skills and Talent Mobility legislative package. It was published in the Official Journal on 24 November 2023.

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European Commission: Press Release, 15/11/2023: Commission proposes new measures on skills and talent to help address critical labour shortages
European Commission: Questions and Answers on the Skills and Talent Mobility Package (15 November 2023)

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