Public authorities

Found 57 public authorities beginning with ‘E’

Economic and Financial Affairs Also called DG ECFIN. The Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) reports to the Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Cust...
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Education and Culture 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,...
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Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency Also called EACEA. The Executive Agency Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EACEA), located in Brussels, has been operational since 1st January 2006. Its mission is to im...
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Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership Also called ESCEL JU. ECSEL is a public-private partnership for electronic components and systems. It manages a research and innovation programme for the development of a s...
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Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion 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...
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Energy Also called DG ENER. Energy policy directly affects everyone in Europe. Whatever age we are, and whatever activities we undertake, energy plays a fundamental role in today’...
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Environment Also called DG ENV. Commonly referred to as DG Environment, the objective of the Directorate-General is to protect, preserve and improve the environment for present and fu...
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EURATOM Supply Agency Also called ESA. ESA focuses on enhancing the security of supply of users located in the European Union and shares responsibility for the viability of the EU nuclear in...
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European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Also called EU-OSHA. The Agency acts as a catalyst for developing, analysing and disseminating information that improves occupational safety and health in Europe. as well a...
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European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice Also called EULISA. The Agency strives to support and facilitate European policies in the area of justice, security and freedom. It pro-actively supports and promot...
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European Anti-Fraud Office 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...
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European Asylum Support Office 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...
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European Aviation Safety Agency 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...
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European Banking Authority Also called EBA. The European Banking Authority (EBA) is an independent EU Authority which works to ensure effective and consistent prudential regulation and supervisio...
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European Border and Coast Guard Agency Also called FRONTEX. FRONTEX coordinates operational cooperation between Member States in the field of management of external borders; assists Member States in the training...
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European Central Bank 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...
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Also called ECDC. Its mission is to help strengthen Europe’s defences against infectious diseases, such as influenza, SARS and HIV/AIDS. It has a small core staff but an...
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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training Also called CEDEFOP. Cedefop works closely with the Commission, national governments, employer & trade union representatives, researchers and practitioners – providing up-t...
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European Chemicals Agency Also called ECHA. ECHA is at the core of implementing the EU’s groundbreaking chemicals legislation for the benefit of human health and the environment, innovation and c...
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European Commission Data Protection Officer The Data Protection Officer is required to keep a register of all the processing operations on personal data carried out by the Institution which has a...
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European Council The European Council defines the general political direction and priorities of the European Union. With the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on...
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European Court of Auditors The European Court of Auditors audits EU finances. Its role is to improve EU financial management and report on the use of public funds. It was set up...
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European Data Protection Supervisor Also called EDPS. The EDPS' general objective is to ensure that the European institutions and bodies respect the right to privacy when they process personal data and dev...
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European Defence Agency 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...
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European Economic and Social Committee Also called EESC. Committed to European integration, the EESC contributes to strengthening the democratic legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Union by enabling...
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European Environment Agency Also called EEA. We provide independent information on the environment, to feed into EU and national policymaking.
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European External Action Service 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...
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European Fisheries Control Agency Also called EFCA. The European Fisheries Control Agency, based in Vigo, Spain, was set up to promote the highest common standards for control, inspection and surveillanc...
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European Food Safety Authority 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...
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European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions 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...
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European GNSS Agency 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...
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European Institute for Gender Equality 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...
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European Institute of Innovation and Technology Also called EIT. EIT enhances Europe’s ability to innovate by nurturing entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas.
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European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority 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...
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European Investment Bank 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...
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European Maritime Safety Agency 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...
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European Medicines Agency Also called EMA. SINCE AUGUST 2014, THE EMA HAS MADE IT (ALMOST) IMPOSSIBLE TO SEND REQUESTS FOR ACCESS TO EU DOCUMENTS DIRECTLY VIA ASKTHEEU.ORG. IF YOU WOULD LIKE...
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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction 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...
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European Network and Information Security Agency 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...
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European Ombudsman The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration in the institutions and bodies of the European Union.
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European Parliament 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,...
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European Personnel Selection Office 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,...
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European Police College Also called CEPOL. CEPOL - European Police College brings together senior police officers across Europe with the aim to encourage cross-border cooperation in the fight ag...
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European Police Office 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...
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European Political Strategy Centre 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...
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European Research Council Executive Agency 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...
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European School of Administration The core mission of the European School of Administration is to provide training and development opportunities to the following groups of staff in the...
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European Securities and Markets Authority Also called ESMA. ESMA fosters supervisory convergence both amongst securities regulators, and across financial sectors by working closely with the other European Superv...
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European Systemic Risk Board 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.
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European Training Foundation 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...
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights 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...
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European Union Agency for Railways 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...
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European Union Institute for Security Studies 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...
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European Union Intellectual Property Office 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...
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European Union Satellite Centre 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...
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Eurostat 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...
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Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized enterprises Also called EASME. The EASME replaces the EACI (Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation) that managed Enterprise Europe Network, Intelligent Energy – Europe,...
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