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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 European Commision blames glamorous advertising campaigns for giving alcohol a cool and sexy image.
English apple growers have called on the European Commision to reintroduce grubbing grants as Europe heads for another massive eight million tonne apple crop which could mean a repeat of the low prices and massive intervention costs experienced in 1994.
Former European Commision head Romano Prodi told the Observer newspaper said it would be economic "suicide" for Britain to fail to reach a compromise on Brexit, and called on the EU to preserve as much trade with Britain as possible to avoid damaging both sides.
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The European Commision highliths the importance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as small energy producers and the need to empower them to take up this role.
Guy Verhofstadt, head of the European Liberal parties, said in a letter to European Commision President Jose Manuel Barroso.
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De Gucht expressed "regret that the comments I made have been interpreted in a sense I did not intend," but was clear to underline, as was the European Commision, that he was speaking in a personal capacity that "it is not so easy to have, even with moderate Jews, a rational discussion about what is actually happening in the Middle East" and criticised the Jewish lobby in US politics.
The European Commision has contributed a further 73 million euros.

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