|Delegation of the European Union to Albania
Welcome to the website of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Albania. This website has been created to offer basic information to a wider public about European Union's activities in Albania.
In this site you will find relevant information on EU assistance and programs in Albania since year 1991 as well as support in the framework of the Stabilisation and Association Process.
|Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Delegations serve European Union interests throughout the world. The Delegation in Bosnia and Herzegovina was established on 10 July 1996, then as the Delegation of the European Commission. Upon entry to force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009, it changed its name to the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina, also marking its future role as the EU Presidency in BiH starting mid 2010.
The Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of more than 130 Delegations that exist in third countries and international organizations and their role is primarily to:
* present, explain and implement EU policy;
* analyse and report on the policies and developments in the countries/institutions to which they are accredited; and
* conduct negotiations in accordance with a given mandate.
|European Commission Representation in Croatia
On 1 July, the current Delegation of the European Union will cease its functions and be closed. Instead, with Croatia a member of the EU family, a smaller Commission Representation will open.
The role of Representations is to support the Members of the Commission, to provide political information and analysis to headquarters, to speak for the Commission as an interface with national regional and local authorities as well as the media, and to reach out to citizens.
|Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia
Our website was created to help you find in easy and comprehensive way information on the European Union, its relations to Serbia and on the enlargement process also linking it to other important sources, such as Europa
|Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro
The Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro is responsible for analysing and reporting on political, economic and trade developments, promoting reform progress, for implementing and managing an EU financial assistance portfolio and improving visibility and communication of the EU in Montenegro.
|The European Commission Liaison Office to Kosovo
The European Commission office to Kosovo has a key role in implementing the EU’s policy through:
* deploying all enlargement tools under the Stabilisation and Association Process, such as regular reporting and a European Partnership;
* a permanent technical and political dialogue with Kosovan authorities to provide sound policy advise and guidance to their reform efforts;
* the provision of substantial financial assistance (nearly EUR 2 billion to date) to build and improve Kosovo’s institutions, foster socio-economic development and further advance Kosovo’s regional integration. The EU is already the largest donor to Kosovo, and it will allocate more resources to Kosovo on a per capita basis than to any other place in the world over the next three years. The EU has earmarked around 550 million EUR of pre-accession assistance for Kosovo from 2007 to 2012.
|Delegation of the European Union to Turkey
Ever since Turkey was declared an accession candidate by the European Council in December 1999, the relationship between Ankara and Brussels has constantly been developing. The Delegation of the European Union to Turkey seeks to meet the needs that rise from the intense and multidimensional ties, with over 120 Turkish and European Union experts working together to carry out this mission.
|Delegation of the European Union to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
With the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009, the EU is represented in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by the Delegation of the European Union. The Delegation of the European Union was officially opened in March 2000. Its main focus is to facilitate the development of political, economic and trade relations between the European Union and...
The European Parliament is the directly elected expression of political will of the European Union and the largest multinational Parliament in the world. The European Parliament upholds citizens' rights, adopts legislation and monitors the use of executive power.
|Council of the European Union
Usually known as the Council of Ministers, specialised government ministers meet from each Member State to take decisions and resolve national differences in the various policy areas. The European Council, made up of 27 Heads of State or government, meets at least twice a year to set objectives and fix priorities. Each Member State takes the Presidency in turn for a term of six months.
The European Commission is the European Community's executive body. Led by 27 Commissioners, the European Commission initiates proposals of legislation and acts as guardian of the Treaties. The Commission is also a manager and executor of common policies and of international trade relationships. It is responsible for the managment of European Union external assistance.
|European Court of Justice
The European Court of Justice provides the judicial safeguard necessary to ensure that the law is observed in the interpretation and application of the Treaties and all legislation based upon them.
|European Court of Auditors
The European Court of Auditors is responsible for checking that the European Union spends its money according to budgetary rules and regulations.
|European Investment Bank (EIB)
The European Investment Bank is the European Union's financing institution. It provides loans for capital investment promoting the Union's balanced economic development and integration. It is the leading institution for basic infrastructure investments in South Eastern Europe.
|European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
The European Economic and Social Committee represents the views and interests of organised civil society vis-a-vis the Commission, the Council and the European Parliament. The Committee has to be consulted on matters relating to economic and social policy; it may also issue opinions on its own initiative on other matters which it considers to be important.
|Committee of the Regions (COR)
The Committee of the Regions is the political assembly which provides local and regional authorities with a voice at the heart of the European Union. It has to be consulted on matters concerning regional policy, the environment and education. It is composed of representatives of regional and local authorities.
|European Central Bank (ECB)
The European Central Bank is the central bank for the European Union's single currency, the euro, that was introduced in 1999. The ECB's main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power and the price stability in the euro area. The euro area comprises 16 European Union countries.
The European Union is established in accordance with the Treaty on European Uion. There are currently 27 Member States of the Union. It is based on the European Communities and the member states cooperation in the fields of Common Foreign and Security Policy and Justice and Home Affairs. The European Union is a major player in international cooperation and development aid. It is also the world's largest humanitarian aid donor.
|Cross-border Institution Building (CBIB Plus)
The project “Cross-border Institution Building (CBIB+)” is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by a consortium led by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. The project is currently in its third phase, envisaged to last until the end of November 2014, with the overall budget of € 2.5 M.
CBIB+ focuses on regional coordination and harmonisation in the context of pre-accession, as well as exchange and transfer of good practice
|EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)
Be part of a European movement to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy by organising an Energy Day in Europe or an Event in Brussels.
|Civil Society Facility Partnership Actions 129637
This website is gathering the basic information of the projects which receive EU support under the Instrument of Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) call for proposals 129637.
SOLIDAR is a European network of NGOs working to advance social justice in Europe and worldwide. With 52 member organisations based in 25 countries (20 of which are EU countries), member organisations are national NGOs in Europe, as well as as some non-EU and EU-wide organisations, working in one or more of our fields of activity.
|Session 4 (WG3)
The second session of Working Group 3 on Aid Delivery Mechanisms took place in Brussels on the 26 and 27 of January. It gathered EC representatives, Members of the European Parliament, EU Member-States representatives, CSO & LA European Platforms representatives and 24 representatives of the last 3 regional seminars (Africa, Latin America & Asia). The session has been organized at the European Parliament (Place du Luxembourg 1000 Brussels, Altiero Spinelli entrance).
|Civil Society Facility Partnership Actions 128286
This website is gathering the basic information of the projects which receive EU support under the Instrument of Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) call for proposals 128286.
|Civil Society Facility Partnership Actions 128287
This website is gathering the basic information of the projects which receive EU support under the Instrument of Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) call for proposals 128287.