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The European Commission proposes laws, makes sure EU laws are properly applied, and manages EU spending programmes.

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NextGenerationEU: European Commission disburses €271 million in pre-financing to Finland

(Source: European Commission)

The European Commission has today disbursed €271 million to Finland in pre-financing, equivalent to 13% of the country’s financial allocation under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The pre-financing payment will help kick-start the implementation of the crucial investment and reform measures outlined in Finland’s recovery and resilience plan.

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About EU Commission

About EU Commission

The European Commission is the European Union’s executive which consists of 27 commissioners, one from each EU state. The EU Commission is the only body in the European Union that can propose new legislation.  It is the only body in the European Union that can propose new legislation.

The European Commission acts as the executive of […]

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The History of the European Commission

The EU Commission first appeared in 1950, when the French Foreign Minister R. Shuman proposed the formation of an executive body for the European Steel and Coal Community (ECSC). The High Authority would be the name given to this body. It was headquartered in Luxembourg and began operations in 1952.

It was agreed to keep the […]

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Organisation

The EU Commission Appointments

The European Commission consists of a President and 27 Commissioners, one Commissioner for each European Union member state.

Appointing the President

The European Parliament is responsible for electing the Commission President. The appointment of the new president is a procedure that the incoming EU Parliament has to complete. The first step is for the Member States t […]

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EU Commission Organisation

The EU Commission is made up of the President of the Commission, who is elected by the Member States. The College of Commissioners consists of 27 European Commissioners, one from each EU Member State. Each Commissioner is responsible for specific areas. The EU Commission acts as a whole, therefore the Commissioners must serve the interests […]

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How it works

The organisation of the EU Commission

The EU Commission is made up of the President of the Commission, who is elected by the Member States. The College of Commissioners consists of 27 European Commissioners, one from each EU Member State. Each Commissioner is responsible for specific areas. The EU Commission acts as a whole, therefore the Commissioners must serve the interests […]

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