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European Commission

The executive department of the European Union. It is responsible for enforcing treaties, implementing laws and proposing legislation to the European Parliament. It consists of a president nominated by the European Council and confirmed by Parliament and one commissioner nominated by each state of the EU (except the president's home country) in consultation with the president and confirmed by Parliament. The Commission traces its origins to the High Authority of the European Coal and Steal Community; it took its current form in 1967.

European Commission

the organization which deals with the day to day administration of the EUROPEAN UNION (EU). The Commission ensures that the provisions of European Union treaties are carried out in the legislation of member states and undertakes the detailed implementation of EU policies, including control of budgeted expenditures. The President of the Commission is appointed by the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION and is assisted by 19 commissioners and 26 Director-Generals each responsible for particular areas of the Commission's work such as Agriculture or Transport.

European Commission

the central body that is responsible for the day-to-day administration and coordination of the affairs of the EUROPEAN UNION (EU), the control of the EU's general budget finances, and that, together with the various specialist agencies set up to run particular programmes (e.g. the Common Agricultural Policy), is involved in the detailed implementation of EU policies.
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The cooperation with the international community and the joint policy making always were always beneficial for my country, starting with the Ohrid Agreement, receiving the candidate-country status for EU membership, the visa liberalization etc", reads the letter BDI leader sent to EU Commissioner Hahn.
He will have talks with European Commissioner in charge of Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Vera Jourova and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides in Brussels.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine and the EU Commissioner discussed the progress made in the implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union as well as the progress of governmental reform.
After the official work lunch with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski announced that Hahn was looking into the situation and didn't impose his views.
Stylianides, who will serve as the EU Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, was named EU coordinator for fight against Ebola by the European Council, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy said in a tweeted message on Thursday.
EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva also praised the KRG for its generosity towards the IDPs and refugees and said that the EU would continue to provide humanitarian in Kurdistan for as long as it is necessary.
Bagis, who met EU Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia, asked him to show more flexibility to open competition policies chapter to negotiations during Turkey's EU membership talks.
Uma November 11, 2011 (JUBA) - The European Union (EU) Commission has pledged e1/4200m to the Republic of South Sudan (RSS), as part of their commitment to strengthen development support in Africa's newest nation, Andris Piebalgs, the EU commissioner for development said Friday.
BRUSSELS, March 28 (KUNA) -- EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid, Kristalina Georgieva, said here Monday that European countries are continuing to deliver aid to Japan.
In comments Tuesday during a meeting with the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom and the EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule, Kousa said that there was a need for the EU to fulfill its obligations.
The recommendation for start of negotiations with Macedonia is still on the table, says the Cabinet of EU Commissioner Stefan Fule.
Meanwhile, the other Commission position of importance to the textile and clothing sector trade Commissioner--has been allotted to Karel de Gucht, the current Belgian EU Commissioner for development and humanitarian aid.