EUROPEAN COMMISION (1958)
-At first it was called “High Authority”
-Proposed by Schuman
-Role: promotes general interest Of the EU by proposing and enforcing legislation as well as by implementing Policies and the EU budget.
-Members: formed by a team of of Commissioners, one from each EU country.
-President: Jean-Claude Juncker, Whoheads the EU executive body as President of the European Commission.
-Politically independent Institution that represents and upholds the interests of the EU as a whole.
-It proposes legislation, Policies and programmes of action and is responsible for implementing the Decisions of the EP and the Council.
-Attends all the sessions of the Parliament, where it must clarify and justify its policies.
-Upholding the EU treaties
-Manage the day to day business Of the EU.