European Services Package - Current status

The ECEC has submitted its opinion during the online consultation in March 2017.more

20.03.2017

European Services Package

On 10 January 2017 the European Commission presented the so-called Services Package in order to enforce the common market for servicesmore

20.02.2017

20 Years´ Anniversary of the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers

On 27th of January, the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers celebrated its 20th anniversary in Budapest, with a focus on the challenges of Engineers in the 21st centurymore

13.02.2017

Finalisation of CTP Project

After a final telephone conference between the European Commission and Project Director and Project Manager on 24 January 2017 the documents were updated and are now available here: Survey Report Project Report ECEC...more

03.02.2017

13th ECEC General Assembly Meeting in Budapest

On Saturday, 15th of October, the 13th General Assembly Meeting of the European Council of Engineers‘ Chambers took place at the Hilton Hotel in Budapest, Hungary, hosted by the President of the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers,...more

21.10.2016

ECEC Medal Award 2016

The ECEC medal, a symbol for extraordinary achievements in regard to the values of ECEC, was awarded for the third time: On 15 October 2016 in Budapest it was presented to ECEC Past President Dr Mirko Orešković. The decision of...more

15.10.2016

Automatic recognition for engineers in Europe

Stakeholder Workshop in Vienna on 30 June 2016 was a first concrete step in the direction of the establishment of Common Training Principles for Engineersmore

04.07.2016

Consultation on National Action Plans

On 27 May 2016 the European Commission has opened a public consultation in the framework of the transparency initiative.more

07.06.2016

Reforming Regulation of Professions

Almost the entire Executive Board represented the ECEC on 18 May 2016 at the European Commission’s Single Market Forum on „Reforming regulation of professions: results of the mutual evaluation and way forward“. Commissioner...more

19.05.2016

European Semester 2016

On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued the country-specific recommendations for 2016: http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/making-it-happen/country-specific-recommendations/index_en.htm In 12 member states a reform of...more

19.05.2016

EC wants to issue Services Passport

On 2 May 2016, the European Commission published a public consultation on the proposal to introduce a services passport and address regulatory barriers in the construction and business services sectors, and on possible action to...more

19.05.2016

Interview with President Remec in Spanish Ingeniería Industrial magazine

In its current issue the Spanish magazine ‘Ingeniería Industrial’ by the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Industriales de Andalucía publishes an interview with President Remec presenting the work of the European Council of Engineers...more

26.02.2016

Single Market Strategy Hearing: How to Boost the Growth Engine

On 27 January 2015, ECEC President Remec, Secretary-General Thürriedl and Treasurer Noebel participated in the hearing "Single Market Strategy: How to boost the growth engine" organised by the EPP Group at the European...more

26.02.2016

ECEC President Remec elected as WFEO Executive Vice-President

ECEC President Crtomir Remec, the President of the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers, was elected as Executive Vice-President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations for the period of four years (2015 – 2019) at the...more

04.12.2015

European Green Building Leaders Announced in WorldGBC Awards

At Greenbuild Euromed in Verona last night, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) announced the winners of the Europe Leadership in Green Building Awards 2015.The biannual awards were established by WorldGBC’s Europe...more

16.10.2015

ECEC Declaration on performance profiles for Engineering Services

ECEC declaration “Independence of engineering services saves people’s money - Performance profiles for Engineering Services: Cost optimization and quality assurance” was prepared by the ECEC WG on the fee scale situation in...more

01.10.2015

12th ECEC GAM: Elections to ECEC Executive Board

At the 12th ECEC General Assembly meeting in Rome, the elections of the new Executive Board 2016-2018 and the election of the ECEC Auditors for 2016 took place. Current President Crtomir Remec , Vice-Presidents Hansjörg...more

01.10.2015

German Bundestag: Proposal to co-create the European Commission Transparency Initiative

As current infringement procedures against liberal professional regulations in several member states show, the European Commission is still very determined about professional deregulation. Nevertheless, slowly but steady signs...more

01.10.2015

Infringement procedures against national professional regulations

European Commission claims incompatibility with Services Directivemore

01.07.2015

European Commission - Strategy for Sustainable Competitiveness of the Construction Sector

ECEC President Remec participated in the European Commission’s 3rd  High Level Tripartite Strategic Forum on 25 March 2015 in Brussels. The Forum consists of the European Commission, high level officials of the member states...more

28.04.2015

Meeting at the ECEC/CEPLIS Office in Brussels

On 25 March 2015 ECEC President Remec met CEPLIS President Kolbe at the office of CEPLIS and ECEC in Brussels to discuss current common priorities of the two organisations with Professor Theodoros Koutroubas, Director General of...more

21.04.2015

European Topics at International Congress of Mechanical Engineers in Vodice

ECEC Secretary General Thürriedl participated in the Congress organised by the Croation Chamber of Mechanical Engineers from 25 –27 March 2015. Thürriedl explained current priorities of the ECEC and the importance of cooperation...more

21.04.2015

ECEC Partnership for Promotion of Green Building Policy

In June 2015 the World Green Building Council (WGBC) will be hosting the Europe Regional Network Leadership Awards  for the second time. The awards were established by the World GBC’s Europe Region Network to promote...more

24.03.2015

2nd European Engineers' Day

Mobile Engineers build an Innovative Europemore

03.12.2014

11th ECEC General Assembly

ICE was admitted as new associate member of ECECmore

03.12.2014

ECEC Medal of Honor 2014

Award to President of the Hungarian Chamber of Engineers and Former MEP Etelka Barsi-Patakymore

27.11.2014

Delay for the European Professional Card for Engineers

European Commission plans a two-phase approachmore

30.06.2014

EC Recommendations on how to boost growth

The European Commission published this year’s country-specific recommendations 2014 on 2 June 2014more

06.06.2014

Interactive map of regulated professions

On 8 May 2014 the European Commission presented the new interactive map of regulated professionsmore

19.05.2014

First Conference of the Mediterranean Engineers (EAMC) in Lecce

The Italian Consiglio Nazionale degli Ingegneri (CNI) organized the First Conference of the Mediterranean Engineers (EAMC) in Lecce (Salento, Italy) on 8-10 May 2014 under the auspices of WFEO and the collaboration of the...more

12.05.2014

European Commission launches consultation on the European Professional Card

Topic of the consultation is the introduction of the European Professional Card (EPC) for nurses, doctors, pharmacists, physiotherapists, engineers, mountain guides & real estate agents. The consultation is open until 2 June...more

10.04.2014

Publication of new EU Public Procurement Directives

The new Public Procurement Directives were published in the official journal on 28 March 2014. They enter into force 20 days after publication. At that time the two-year implementation phase starts.more

03.04.2014

Opening of new ECEC Liaisons office in Brussels

The presentation of the ECEC memorandum at a working lunch with Members of the European Parliament was the opening event in the new ECEC liaisons office in Coudenberg 70more

21.03.2014

Associated Membership in ECEC

First application for associated membership in the ECEC has been approved in the ECEC Executive Board and will be recommended for approval to the ECEC General Assemblymore

20.03.2014

22nd Bavarian Day of Engineers

ECEC was presented to over 800 participantsmore

11.02.2014

European Professional Card

ECEC supports its implementation for the engineering professionmore

10.02.2014

Modernization of the European Professional Qualifications Directive

Amendments entered into force in January 2014more

27.11.2013

ECEC Medal was awarded in Maribor

Professor Karl Kling received the first ECEC medal for outstanding achievements to the values of the ECEC on 14 November 2013more

27.11.2013

"Attacks" against professional regulation in 2013

Professional Regulation was/is very much a focus of the EU in 2013 - so here is an overview of some of the EU approachesmore

29.10.2013

ECEC Bulletin

10 years of ECEC at a glancemore

07.10.2013

Modernization of the European Public Procurement Legislation

The new Public Procurement Directive - A step towards quality competition?more

23.09.2013