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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.
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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.
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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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European Comission. (2014) Corruption report- Special Eurobarometer 397-TNS Opinion&Socia, Brussels.
The communitarian instruments are designed to facilitate the exchange of information on migration and coordinate existing and future projects on migration and development (European Comission, 2011: 37).
Its construction was set by the European Comission as one of Bulgaria's obligations under EU waste law which establishes basic waste management requirements that member states must meet to protect the environment and public health.
Este tema de la participacion ciudadana aparece explicitamente en el articulo 14 de la Directiva, que indica que se debe informar y consultar al publico en los procesos de toma de decisiones en relacion a los recursos hidricos (European Comission, 2000).
Source: European Comission, http://ec.europa.eu/energy.htm
She added: "The grant from the European Comission means we can continue to provide an innovative and interesting service that reaches a wide variety of people."
The health of infants and children is particularly vulnerable to environmental pollution and is the focus of the recently published European Environment and Health Strategy (European Comission 2003).
Meanwhile the sanction against China has been extended by the European Comission. China, therefore could not continue exports to the EU.
The European Comission's recently proposed Directives on products at the borderline between medicines and foods do not go far enough, according to a new report published by OTC Publications Ltd, 54 Creynolds Lane, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, tel:0121 733 8755, entitled: Harnessing Chaos: Negotiating the borderline between medicines and food.

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