Events > Migration of skilled workers: the revision of the EU Blue Card Directive

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  • 7th March 2017
  • 16h30 - 18h00
  • Brussels, Belgium
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  • European Parliament, A5G305
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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.

 

Agenda

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

 

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