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Politics and government of
the European Union


Three pillars
Pillar I: European Community
Pillar II: Common Foreign and Security Policy
Pillar III: Police and Judicial Cooperation

Political institutions
Commission
President  (José Barroso)
Barroso Commission
Council of Ministers and European Council
Presidency  (Finland)
Parliament
President  (Josep Borrell)
MEPs
Constituencies
Elections
2009
2004 / by country
Party groups
Committees

Judiciary
Court of Justice
List of members
Court of First Instance
Civil Service Tribunal

Finance auditing
European Court of Auditors

Financial bodies
European Central Bank
European Investment Bank
European Investment Fund

Advisory bodies
Economic and Social Committee
Committee of the Regions

Decentralised bodies
Agencies of the EU

Law
Acquis communautaire
Procedure
Treaties
Regulations · Directives · Decisions
Recommendations · Opinions

EU-related topics
Economic and monetary union
Enlargement
Foreign relations
Pan-European political parties
Table of affiliated parties by country
Party affiliations on the Council


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The Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat) is the statistical arm of the European Commission, producing data for the European Union and promoting harmonisation of statistical methods across the member states.

Two of its particularly significant roles are producing macroeconomic data which helps guide the European Central Bank in its monetary policy for the euro, and its regional data and classification (NUTS) which guide the EU's structural policies.

Eurostat is a General Service Directorate-General. Its current Director-General is Hervé Carré. One of his predecessors, Michel Vanden Abeele, revealed in 2004 that the Greek government finance statistics, the basis of which the European institutions accepted Greece to join the Euro zone, had been allegedly falsified by Greece [1].

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Internal policy: Agriculture | Competition | Economic and Financial Affairs | Education and Culture | Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities | Enterprise and Industry | Environment | Fisheries and Maritime Affairs | Health and Consumer Protection | Information Society and Media | Internal Market and Services | Joint Research Centre | Justice, Freedom and Security | Regional Policy | Research | Taxation and Customs Union | Transport and Energy

External policy: External Relations | Development | Enlargement | Trade | EuropeAid | ECHO

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