European Commission

Acronym
EC
Description

The European Commission is the EU's executive body. It represents and upholds the interests of Europe as a whole. It drafts proposals for new European laws. It manages the day-to-day business of implementing EU policies and spending EU funds. The Commission also makes sure that everyone abides by the European treaties and laws.

Source: EC website, as accessed on March 2014..

Type
  • EU
Country
Belgium
Contact details
Address:
Country:Belgium
Geographical focus
  • European Union (EU 28)
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Elke Dall on July 31, 2006
Modified on March 13, 2014