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Bodies of the European Union

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government
of the European Union

The main bodies of the European Union are:

Apart from them there exist several other bodies.

Contents

  • Institutions 1
  • Agencies 2
  • Other bodies 3
  • References 4
  • See also 5

Institutions

The Treaty on European Union in Article 13 lists seven institutions of the European Union.

Agencies

There are a number of specialised and decentralised agencies of the European Union operated by the Commission, or sometimes the Council. They are set up by legislation or a treaty to deal with specific problems or areas. These include the European Environment Agency and Europol.[1]

Other bodies

There are a number of other bodies and agencies of note that are not formal institutions. There are two consultative committees to the EU institutions: the


See also

  1. ^ "Agencies of the EU". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  2. ^ "The European Economic and Social Committee". Europa (web portal). Archived from the original on 25 June 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  3. ^ "Presentation / Role". Europa (web portal). Archived from the original on 9 June 2007. Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  4. ^ "About the EIB".  
  5. ^ "Activities". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  6. ^ "European Personnel Selection Office". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  7. ^ "Welcome to the eas". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  8. ^ "OLAF". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 
  9. ^ a b "At a glance". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 2 August 2007. 

References

[9] ensures the institutions respect citizens' privacy rights in relation to data processing.European Data Protection Supervisor the [9] deals with citizens grievances against the Union's institutions and is elected for five-year terms by the Parliament;European Ombudsman Two further posts are: the [8] whose mission is to protect the financial interests of the European Union.OLAF Another body is the anti-fraud office [7], which provides specific training for the staff of Union institutions.European Administrative School and the [6] There are also three inter-institutional bodies: the

[4] is the European Union's long-term lending institution. The EIB supports the EU’s priority objectives, especially boosting sustainable growth and job creation.European Investment Bank The [3]

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