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Sets the general political direction and priorities of the European Union


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are directly elected by EU voters every five years


National ministers meet to discuss and – together with Parliament – adopt EU laws


Appointed Commissioners and the EU’s civil service. The Commission proposes EU legislation and checks it is properly applied across the EU. Works in the interests of the EU as a whole.


EU law courts


Reviews the financing of the EU’s activities


Responsible for European monetary policy


Investigates complaints about maladministration by EU institutions and bodies


Supervises data protection in EU institutions and bodies and advises on data protection legislation


Represents civil society, employers and employees


Representation for regional and local authorities




The message of Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba at the end of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union


“Presiding over the Council was the maturity test for Romania and a means to reconfirm its attachment to the European project” – George Ciamba We are preparing to hand over the Presidency of the EU Council after six intense months,…

Harnessing the power of innovation to prevent and address crises” exhibit organized in Brussels by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the


Between 11-14 June 2019, the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU together with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) organized in Brussels, in the Council of the EU, an interactive exhibit that showcases how innovation enhances the…