Last week engineers from all over the world gathered in Ljubljana for the World Construction Forum 2019, which was organized by the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers and Faculty of Civil and geodetic Engineering of University of...more


16th ECEC GAM in Zagreb

On 17th November 2018, the ECEC General Assembly has met in Zagreb, Croatiamore


ECEC Elections 2018

On 17 November 2018, the ECEC General Assembly elected its new ECEC Executive Board for the period 2019-2021. Read more more


WCF2019: Call for Abstracts prolonged

It is five months now until the World Construction Forum (WCF2019) which will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 8th to 11th April, 2019. As ECEC will be a Co-Organiser of the Event, we would like to inform you that the...more


Global Engineering Congress 22-26 October 2018, London

From 22-26 October 2018, ECEC member organisation ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) is hosting the Global Engineering Congress. Read moremore


World Construction Forum 2019 - First Announcement and Call for abstracts

The first announcement of the World Construction Forum, taking place in April 2019 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.more


ČKAIT Engineers Day during the Brno Building Fair 2018

The ČKAIT event started with the launch of a new building book in the neo-baroque rectors office at the Brno University of Technology on 24 April 2018 and was followed by the Engineers Day that focused  on fast rail...more


World Creativity and Innovation Day in Moskow

On 21st of April, Secretary General Thürriedl and Vice-President Letzner participated at the Conference of the World Creativity and Innovation Day in Moscow, Russiamore


Meeting of the ECEC WG PP / WG BIM

On 14th of April 2018, the ECEC Working groups on BIM and Public Procurement met at the premises of the Federal Austrian Chamber of Architects and chartered Engineering Consultantsmore


15th ECEC General Assembly Meeting

On Sunday, 11 March 2018 the ECEC had its 15th GAM in Brussels, Belgiummore


Infringement procedure against Austrian professional law for Chartered Engineers

On 7 December 2017 the Commission decided to refer Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU due to overly restrictive rules on the provision of services by architects, engineers, patent attorneys and veterinarians.more


ECEC Working Group “Public Procurement of Engineering Services”

As agreed at the 14th ECEC General Assembly in Macedonia on 21 October 2017 the ECEC is going to implement a working group on Public Procurement of Engineering Services as a follow up of the WGs on the price/quality relationship...more


European Commission’s Public Procurement Package

Increasing the impact of public investment through efficient and professional procurementmore


ECEC 14th General Assembly 2017 in Skopje

On Saturday, 21 October 2017, the 14th General Assembly Meeting of the European Council of Engineers‘ Chambers took place at the Marriot Hotel in Skopje, Macedonia, hosted by the Chamber of certified architects and engineers of...more


ECEC Medal 2017

The ECEC medal is regularly awarded for outstanding achievements in regard to the values of ECEC. At the General Assembly Meeting in Skopje it was awarded for the fourth time: On 21 October 2017 it was presented to WFEO Past...more


3rd European Engineers Day in Vienna

Over 150 participants from Europe and beyond discussed their “Concerns about Engineering Excellence”more


EP Workshop on professional regulation

The difficult striving for a balance of interestsmore


ECEC Executive Board Meeting in Nicosia,Cyprus

On 10th of June the 58th ECEC Executive Board Meeting has been hosted by the Technical Chamber of Cyprus.more


SKSI 25th Anniversary

On 18th of May, the Slovak Chamber of Engineers has celebrated their 25th anniversary of re-establishment. For this occasion, the SKSI has organized an Engineering Day under the topic Quality of Construction Works.more


European Services Package - Current status

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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


European Semester 2016

On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued the country-specific recommendations for 2016: In 12 member states a reform of...more


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Infringement procedures against national professional regulations

European Commission claims incompatibility with Services Directivemore


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


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


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


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


2nd European Engineers' Day

Mobile Engineers build an Innovative Europemore


11th ECEC General Assembly

ICE was admitted as new associate member of ECECmore


ECEC Medal of Honor 2014

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


Delay for the European Professional Card for Engineers

European Commission plans a two-phase approachmore


EC Recommendations on how to boost growth

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


Interactive map of regulated professions

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


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


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


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


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


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


22nd Bavarian Day of Engineers

ECEC was presented to over 800 participantsmore


European Professional Card

ECEC supports its implementation for the engineering professionmore


Modernization of the European Professional Qualifications Directive

Amendments entered into force in January 2014more


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


"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


ECEC Bulletin

10 years of ECEC at a glancemore


Modernization of the European Public Procurement Legislation

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