Public authorities

Found 140 public authorities

Also called ACER. ACER helps ensure the single European market in gas and electricity functions properly. It assists national regulatory authorities in performing their...
4 requests.
Also called DG AGRI. This Commission department is responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development and deals with all aspects of the common agricultural poli...
101 requests.
Also called A29WP. Please note that the Article 29 Working Party ceased to exist as of 25 May 2018. The Working Party was set up to achieve several primary objectives:...
3 requests.
Also called BEREC. BEREC contributes to the development and better functioning of the internal market for electronic communications networks and services. It does so, by...
11 requests.
Also called DG BUDG. This Commission department is responsible for managing the budget of the European Union. This includes proposing and implementing the financial framewo...
53 requests.
The Commission's central library was established in 1958 when the EU institutions were founded. Its collections provide both a historical and contempor...
8 requests.
Also called DG CLIMA. The Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) leads the European Commission's efforts to fight climate change at EU and international level. It...
124 requests.
Also called DG COMM. The Directorate-General for Communication is the Commission department responsible for explaining EU policies to outside audiences. It keeps the Commis...
42 requests.
Also called DG CONNECT. The Directorate General is the Commission department responsible to develop a digital single market to generate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth...
130 requests.
Also called CPVO. The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) encourages innovation in plant varieties by meticulously processing applications for Community plant variety...
4 requests.
Also called DG COMP. The European Commission, together with the national competition authorities, directly enforces EU competition rules, Articles 101-109 of the Treaty on...
115 requests.
Also called CERT. The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) became fully operational in September 2012. CERT's remit is to help manage threats to EU institutions' comp...
2 requests.
Also called CHAFEA. The Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency’s mission is to provide high-quality support to their beneficiaries and stakeholders and to ensure that...
29 requests.
Also called Council of the EU. The Council of the EU is the institution representing the member states' governments. Also informally known as the EU Council, it is where national min...
377 requests.
Also called CJEU. The Court of Justice of the European Union is the judicial institution of the European Union and of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It...
120 requests.
Also called DPO. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) ensures, in an independent manner, that the European Commission correctly applies the law protecting individuals’ per...
12 requests.
Also called DG ECFIN. The Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs is the Commission department responsible for EU policies promoting economic growth, higher e...
78 requests.
Also called EACEA. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency manages funding for education, culture, audiovisual, sport, citizenship and volunteering. The m...
10 requests.
Also called DG EAC. The Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC) is the executive branch of the European Union responsible for policy on education, culture,...
56 requests.
Also called ESCEL. ECSEL is a public-private partnership for electronic components and systems. It manages a research and innovation programme for the development of a s...
2 requests.
Also called DG EMPL. EU employment and social policies bring practical benefits to citizens, for example, in finding a job, moving to another Member State for work or other...
75 requests.
Also called DG ENER. This Commission department is responsible for the EU's energy policy: secure, sustainable, and competitively priced energy for Europe. DG ENER develops...
168 requests.
Also called DG ENV. The Directorate-General for Environment is the European Commission department responsible for EU policy on the environment. It aims to protect, preserv...
162 requests.
Also called ESA. A common nuclear market in the EU was created by the Euratom Treaty. Art 52 of the Treaty established the Euratom Supply Agency (ESA) to ensure a regul...
7 requests.
Also called EU-OSHA. The Agency works to make European workplaces safer, healthier and more productive – for the benefit of business, employees and governments. The agency...
3 requests.
Also called eu-LISA. The Agency strives to support and facilitate European policies in the area of justice, security and freedom. It pro-actively supports and promot...
9 requests.
Also called OLAF. The mission of the European Anti-Fraud Office is threefold: it protects the financial interests of the European Union (EU) by investigating fraud, corr...
68 requests.
Also called EASO. EASO is an agency of the European Union that plays a key role in the concrete development of the Common European Asylum System. It was established with...
20 requests.
Also called EASA. The European Aviation Safety Agency is an agency of the European Union which has been given specific regulatory and executive tasks in the field of avi...
42 requests.
Also called EBA. The European Banking Authority (EBA) is an independent EU Authority which works to ensure effective and consistent prudential regulation and supervisio...
21 requests.
Also called FRONTEX. Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, supports EU Member States and Schengen Associated Countries in the management of EU’s external bor...
208 requests.
Also called ECB. The ECB is the central bank for Europe's single currency, the euro. The ECB’s main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power and thus price stabi...
108 requests.
Also called ECDC. The ECDC’s main role is strengthening Europe's defences against infectious diseases. It does so by analysing and interpreting data from EU countries on...
27 requests.
Also called CEDEFOP. The European Centre for the Development of Vocational training (Cedefop) helps develop and implement EU vocational training policies. It monitors labou...
5 requests.
Also called ECHA. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) works for the safe use of chemicals. It implements the EU's groundbreaking chemicals legislation, benefiting human...
32 requests.
Also called CoR. The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is an EU advisory body composed of locally and regionally elected representatives coming from all 28 Member...
23 requests.
The European Council brings together EU leaders to set the EU's political agenda. It represents the highest level of political cooperation between EU c...
139 requests.
Also called ECA. As the EU's independent external auditor, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) looks after the interests of EU taxpayers. It does not have legal powers...
51 requests.
Also called EDPB. The EDPB is an EU body in charge of the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as of 25 May 2018. It’s made up of the head of eac...
11 requests.
Also called EDPS. The EU institutions and bodies sometimes process citizens' personal information - in electronic, written or visual format - in the course of their duti...
40 requests.
Also called EDA. The European Defence Agency was established to: improve the EU's defence capabilities especially in the field of crisis management; promote EU armamen...
37 requests.
Also called EESC. Committed to European integration, the EESC contributes to strengthening the democratic legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Union by enabling...
32 requests.
Also called EEA. We provide independent information on the environment, to feed into EU and national policymaking.
28 requests.
Also called EEAS. The EEAS is the European Union's diplomatic service. It helps the EU's foreign affairs chief – the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...
204 requests.
Also called EFSA. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was created as part of a comprehensive programme to improve EU food safety, ensure a high level of consumer p...
44 requests.
Also called EUROFOUND. The Foundation is a European Union body set up in 1975 to contribute to the planning and establishment of better living and working conditions in Europ...
3 requests.
Also called GSA. This body, established in 2004, manages a range of activities relating to Europe's satellite positioning and navigation programmes (including Galileo a...
6 requests.
Also called EIGE. The European Institute for Gender Equality is a European agency supporting the work of EU governments and EU institutions (especially the Commission) i...
11 requests.
Also called EIT. EIT enhances Europe’s ability to innovate by nurturing entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas to increase Europe’s competitiveness, sustainabl...
6 requests.
Also called EIOPA. EIOPA's core responsibilities are to support the stability of the financial system, transparency of markets and financial products as well as the prote...
9 requests.
Also called EIB. The EIB is the European Union's bank. We are the only bank owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. We work closely...
27 requests.
Also called EMSA. EMSA provides technical assistance and support to the EU and member countries in developing and implementing EU laws on maritime safety, pollution from...
10 requests.
Also called EMA. Unfortunately, during the past few years it has become almost impossible to file an access to documents request to the European Medicines Agency via th...
34 requests.
Also called EMCDDA. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the hub of drug-related information in the European Union. Its role is to gathe...
10 requests.
The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration in the institutions and bodies of the European Union.
54 requests.
The European Parliament is the only directly-elected body of the European Union and is made up of 751 MEPs. The Parliament holds legislative documents,...
520 requests.
Also called EPSO. EPSO is responsible for selecting staff to work for the Institutions and Agencies of the European Union including the European Parliament, the Council,...
15 requests.
Also called EUROPOL. Europol is the European Union law enforcement agency that handles the exchange and analysis of criminal intelligence. Its mission is to improve the eff...
51 requests.
Also called EPSC. The Centre, led by Ann Mettler, will provide professional and targeted advice to the President through 6 teams of specialists: an Economic Team, a Soci...
8 requests.
Also called ERCEA. Its main aim is to stimulate scientific excellence in Europe by supporting and encouraging the very best, truly creative scientists, scholars and engin...
12 requests.
The core mission of the European School of Administration is to provide training and development opportunities to the following groups of staff in the...
0 requests.
Also called ESMA. ESMA fosters supervisory convergence both amongst securities regulators, and across financial sectors by working closely with the other European Superv...
24 requests.
Also called ESM. The ESM is an international financial institution created to help euro area countries in financial distress. The ESM’s mission is therefore to provide...
0 requests.
Also called ESRB. The ESRB is part of the European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS), the purpose of which is to ensure supervision of the Union’s financial system.
2 requests.
Also called ETF. The European Training Foundation (ETF) helps its partner countries modernise their education and training systems to give their people the knowledge, s...
5 requests.
Also called ENISA. ENISA’s role is to ensure the high level of network and information security necessary in the EU by: giving expert advice on network and information se...
6 requests.
Also called FRA. The Agency’s goal is to provide relevant institutions and authorities of the Community and its Member States with assistance and expertise on fundament...
48 requests.
Also called CEPOL. The CEPOL Agency works to make Europe a safer place aiming to be the centre of European Law enforcement training and learning. This is done by bringing...
8 requests.
Also called ERA. Based in France, the ERA is helping to integrate European railway systems by making trains safer and able to cross national borders without stopping. F...
9 requests.
Also called EUISS. The EUISS is the EU’s foreign policy think tank. It was set up in 2002 under the Union's common foreign and security policy (CFSP) to promote a common...
5 requests.
Also called EUIPO. EUIPO is the European Union Intellectual Property Office responsible for managing the EU trade mark and the registered Community design. We also work w...
10 requests.
Also called EUSC. It is an Agency of the Council of the European Union dedicated to the exploitation and production of information deriving from the analysis of earth ob...
9 requests.
Also called DG ESTAT. Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European...
46 requests.
Also called EASME. The EASME replaces the EACI (Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation) that managed Enterprise Europe Network, Intelligent Energy – Europe,...
7 requests.
Also called DG FISMA. DG FISMA is responsible for initiating and implementing policy in the area of Banking and Finance. Former Internal Market and Services (DG MARKT).
86 requests.
Also called F4E. Fusion for Energy (F4E) was established in April 2007 for a period of 35 years. It primarily manages Europe’s contribution to ITER, the international f...
5 requests.
Also called DG SANTE. Our goals: To make Europe a healthier, safer place, where consumers can be confident that their interests are protected. Former DG SANCO. A zero-risk...
161 requests.
Our service, created in 1983, conserves, manages and makes available for further use the Commission historical archives.
6 requests.
Also called DG ECHO. The European Commission's Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) aims to save and preserve life, prevent and alleviate human suffering...
24 requests.
Also called DG HR. The essential mission of our Directorate-General is to ensure the Commission runs smoothly by laying down its policies on human resources and security.
161 requests.
Also called DG DIGIT. DIGIT's vision is to take on and drive forward the digital leadership role within the Commission. DIGIT must develop and lead the digital transformatio...
31 requests.
Also called DG INFSO. The Directorate General for the Information Society and Media works to achieve a digital single market, encourage ICT investment and access throughout...
Defunct.
6 requests.
Also called OIB. OIB's aim is to ensure a functional, safe and comfortable workplace for all those working for the Commission, and to provide good quality support and w...
0 requests.
Also called OIL. OIL is responsible for the following services for all Commission departments in Luxembourg: The housing of staff, the provision and management of socia...
0 requests.
Also called INEA. INEA manages infrastructure and research projects in the fields of transport, energy and telecommunications. Formerly Trans-European Transport Network...
34 requests.
Also called IAS. The Internal Audit Service is a core part of the internal audit system for the European Commission and EU agencies. Our mission is to provide independe...
12 requests.
Also called DG GROW. The Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROWTH) is the European Commission service responsible for: Comple...
241 requests.
Also called DG DEVCO. The Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) is responsible for designing European international coope...
89 requests.
Also called DG SCIC. The Directorate General for Interpretation (DG Interpretation – also known as SCIC) is the European Commission’s interpreting service and conference or...
5 requests.
Also called DG JRC. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's in-house science service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provid...
39 requests.
Also called DG JUST. The Directorate-General consists of five directorates - Civil Justice, Criminal Justice, Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship, Equality and Consume...
178 requests.
Also called SJ. The role of the Legal Service is twofold: to provide legal advice to the Commission and its services, and to represent the Commission in all court case...
89 requests.
Also called DG MARE. The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (also known in short as DG MARE) is the Commission department responsible for the implementa...
61 requests.
Also called DG HOME. As part of the European Commission, Directorate-General (DG) Migration and Home Affairs prepares EU-level rules in these policy areas and watches over...
162 requests.
Also called DG MOVE. The aim of the Commission is to promote a mobility that is efficient, safe, secure and environmentally friendly and to create the conditions for a comp...
71 requests.
Also called DG NEAR. The mission of the Directorate General for Enlargement is to: manage the process whereby countries join the European Union, under the guidance of the...
69 requests.
Also called PMO. The PMO administers, calculates and pays the financial entitlements of the staff of the European Commission and certain other Community institutions an...
6 requests.
Also called OOPEC. The Publications Office of the European Union (Publications Office) is an interinstitutional office whose task is to publish the publications of the in...
0 requests.
Permanent Representatives of Member States to the EU are national officials which work on EU matters and are based in Brussels, but which would technic...
8 requests.
Permanent Representatives of Member States to the EU are national officials which work on EU matters and are based in Brussels, but which would technic...
7 requests.

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