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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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In an interview to Latvian Radio, Juhansone said that talks on the compositions of the new European Commission are going to be lengthy, considering von der Leyen's promise to make sure half of the commissioners are women.
The European Commission has announced today that Bulgaria has not been allocated funds so far but has a special fund for such cases, which could be provided to our country.
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"The increase in the visa fee will not affect the lower visa fee of 35 euros, established by visa facilitation agreements, which were concluded between the EU and a number of third countries such as Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan," RIA Novosti reported referring to the European Commission.
"The European Commission has today recommended to the European Council (Article 50) to conclude that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom," The Guardian quoted European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, as saying at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
The focus of the proposal of the European Commission is the creation of rescEU, which is the EU civil protection response reserve of civil protection assets and will include assets such as firefighting aircraft and water pumping equipment, search and rescue teams, camp hospitals and emergency medical teams.
In a recent press release by the European Commission, Margarethe Vestager, the Competition Commissioner, also raised the issue of Google's monopoly abuse related to Android smartphone software.
WASHINGTON: The European Commission and the World Bank Group signed a Framework Agreement on Friday, 15 April 2016, to further their cooperation on the implementation of development projects across the globe.
GDP growth projections for the major trading partners of RM Country Institution 2013 2014 2015 Germany MF 0.5 1.7 1.6 European Commission 1.8 2.0 Greece MF -3.9 0.6 2.9 European Commission 0.6 2.9 Italy MF -1.9 0.6 1.1 European Commission 0.6 1.2 UK MF 1.8 2.9 2.5 European Commission 2.7 2.5 Bulgaria MF 0.9 1.6 2.5 European Commission 1.7 2.0 Serbia MF 2.5 1.0 1.5 Euro zone European Commission 1.2 1.7 MF -0.4 1.2 1.5 ECB 1.0 1.7 Source: European Commission (Spring 2014 forecast), IMF (World Economic Outlook Database, April 2014), ECB (June 2014 Eurosystem Staff Macroeconomic Projections for the Euro area).
The European Commission has said that the economy in the eurozone will grow by 0.8% in 2014, below the previous estimate, the BBC reported on Tuesday.

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