European Commission

The European Commission is the European Union's executive body and represents the interests of Europe as a whole (as opposed to the interests of individual countries). It drafts proposals for new European laws. It manages the day-to-day business of implementing EU policies and spending EU funds.

Purpose

The Commission oversees and implements EU policies by:

For more information about the European Commission, please visit the European Commission website at: http://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm