Migration of skilled workers: the revision of the EU Blue Card Directive
The European Movement International will organise a parliamentary debate on the revision of the EU Blue Card Directive.
The event will feature a debate with MEPs from four different parties
- Brando Benifei, S&D
- Mariya Gabriel, EPP
- Nathalie Griesbeck, ALDE
- Jean Lambert, Greens/EFA
Moderated by Petros Fassoulas, Secretary General, European Movement International
As part of a broader series of events to discuss the ‘European Responses to Migration’, this event aims to continue the debate on common European solutions to address migration, to critically assess current European responses and to provide input for further action.
For more background information, please have a look at the European Movement policy position on Migration and the Refugee crisis.
16h00 – 16h30 Check-in via the accreditation centre of the European Parliament
16h30 – 17h00 Coffee reception
17h00 – 17h20 The added value of the EU Blue Card compared to national schemes
Opening statement by each MEP
17h20 – 17h35 Beyond the highly skilled?
Discussion on the wider application of the EU Blue Card Directive,
moderated by Petros Fassoulas
17h35 – 17h55 Exchange of views
Open discussion engaging all stakeholders
17h55 – 18h00 Closing remarks
Register to attend here