Public authorities

Found 58 public authorities beginning with ‘E’

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...
79 requests.
Also called EACEA. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency manages funding for education, culture, audiovisual, sport, citizenship and volunteering. The m...
11 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...
76 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...
186 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...
163 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...
10 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...
70 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...
21 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...
217 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...
30 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...
33 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...
24 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...
141 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...
12 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...
42 requests.
Also called EDA. The European Defence Agency (EDA) was set up in 2004. It helps its 27 Member States (all EU countries except Denmark) to develop their military resourc...
37 requests.
Also called EESC. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is an EU advisory body comprising representatives of workers' and employers' organisations and other...
33 requests.
Also called EEA. The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union. Our task is to provide sound, independent information on the environment. We...
29 requests.
Also called EEAS. The EEAS is the European Union's diplomatic service. It aims to make EU foreign policy more coherent and effective, thus increasing Europe's global inf...
215 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...
46 requests.
Also called EUROFOUND. The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) is a European Union Agency, whose role is to provide knowledge...
3 requests.
Also called GSA. The GSA manages public interests related to European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) programmes, European Geostationary Navigation Overlay S...
6 requests.
Also called EIGE. The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an EU agency working to make gender equality a reality in the EU and beyond. For this, it provides...
11 requests.
Also called EIT. The EIT helps businesses, educational and research bodies work together to create an environment conducive for innovation and entrepreneurship in Europ...
7 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 European Investment Bank (EIB) is jointly owned by the EU countries. It seeks to boost Europe's potential in terms of jobs & growth, support action...
27 requests.
Also called EMSA. The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) provides technical expertise and operational assistance to improve maritime safety, pollution preparedness a...
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 EMCDDA provides the EU and its member states with factual, objective, reliable and comparable information at European level on drugs and drug addic...
10 requests.
The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about poor or maladministration by EU institutions or other EU bodies. These may be lodged by citizens o...
56 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,...
533 requests.
Also called EPSO. The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is the first port of call for anyone wanting to work for the EU. Its website explains the selection proc...
17 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...
52 requests.
Also called EPSC. The European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) is the European Commission’s in-house think tank. It provides strategic analysis, advice and support for...
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...
13 requests.
The European School of Administration was set up on 10 February 2005. Its task is to provide training in specific areas for members of EU staff. Its co...
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...
25 requests.
Also called ESM. The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is part of the EU's strategy designed to ensure financial stability within the euro area. It provides assistance...
0 requests.
Also called ESRB. The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) was established in 2010 to oversee the financial system of the European Union (EU) and prevent and mitigate sys...
2 requests.
Also called ETF. In the context of EU external relations, the European Training Foundation (ETF) helps neighbouring countries make the most of their people's abilities...
5 requests.
Also called FRA. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides independent, evidence-based advice to EU and national decision makers, thereby helping to make deba...
49 requests.
Also called CEPOL. CEPOL, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training, is an agency of the European Union that develops, implements and organises training for...
8 requests.
Also called ENISA. ENISA, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, is a centre of expertise for cyber security in Europe. ENISA helps the EU and EU...
6 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 European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) is the Union’s agency dealing with the analysis of foreign, security and defence policy issue...
5 requests.
Also called EUIPO. The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) administers the EU Trade Mark and Design rights, applicable throughout the EU. These rights com...
10 requests.
Also called SatCen. The European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen) supports EU decision-making and action in the context of Europe’s Common Foreign and Security Policy. This...
9 requests.
Also called DG EUROSTAT. Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union, responsible for publishing high-quality Europe-wide statistics and indicators that enable com...
46 requests.
Also called EASME. The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) funds projects in the field of innovation, energy efficiency, environment and marit...
7 requests.

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