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For your questions regarding E.U.
http://europa.eu/europedirect/index_el.htm

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http://europa.eu/debateeurope...

Information on EU regions
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http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/index_el.cfm

Eurobarometer
http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/index_en.htm

Your Voice in Europe
http://ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/

RAPID
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http://europa.eu/rapid/

SCADPlus
Summaries of EU legislation
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/index_el.htm

European Parliament Fact Sheets
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http://www.europarl.europa.eu/factsheets/default_el.htm

EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

The European Parliament
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

The Council of the European Union
http://www.consilium.europa.eu

The European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/index_el.htm

The Court of Justice
Court of the European Communities
http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/

The European Court of Auditors
http://eca.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/eca_main_pages/splash_page

The European Economic and Social Committee
http://eesc.europa.eu/

The Committee of Regions
http://www.cor.europa.eu/

The European Investment Bank
http://bei.eu.int/

The European Central Bank
http://www.ecb.int/home/html/index.en.html

Other Agencies of the European Union
http://europa.eu/agencies/index_el.htm

GENERAL DIRECTORATES AND SERVICES

Directorates – General and Services
Directorates and Services of the European Commission
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments_en

D.G. Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/agriculture-and-rural-development_en

D.G. Budget (BUDG)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/budget_en

D.G. Climate Action (CLIMA)
https://ec.europa.eu/clima/index_en

D.G. Communication (COMM)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communication_en

D.G. Competition (COMP)
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html

D.G. Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CΟΝNECT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communications-networks-content-and-technology_en

D.G. Defense Industry and Space (DEFIS)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/defence-industry-and-space_en

D.G. Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/economic-and-financial-affairs_en

D.G. Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/education-youth-sport-and-culture_en

D.G. Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL)
https://ec.europa.eu/social/home.jsp?langId=en

D.G. Energy (ENER)
https://ec.europa.eu/energy/home_en

D.G. Environment (ENV)
https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/environment/index_en.htm

D.G. Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/financial-stability-financial-services-and-capital-markets-union_en

D.G. Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/health-and-food-safety_en

D.G. European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
https://ec.europa.eu/echo/index_en

D.G. Human Resources and Security (HR)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/human-resources-and-security_en

D.G. Informatics (DIGIT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/informatics_en

D.G. Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship & SME's (GROW)
https://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en

D.G. International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/international-cooperation-and-development_en

D.G. Interpretation (SCIC)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/interpretation_en

D.G. Justice and Consumers (JUST)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/justice-and-consumers_en

D.G. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/maritime-affairs-and-fisheries_en

D.G. Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)
https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/

D.G. Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
https://ec.europa.eu/transport/home_en

D.G. European Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations (NEAR)
https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/about/directorate-general_en

D.G. Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO)
https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/

D.G. Research and Innovation (RTD)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-and-innovation_en

D.G. Τaxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)
https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/index_en

D.G. Trade (TRADE)
https://ec.europa.eu/trade/

D.G Translation (DGT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/translation_en

D.G Structural Reform Support (REFORM)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/structural-reform-support_en

Data Protection Officer
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/data-protection-officer_en

Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/consumers-health-agriculture-and-food_en

Library and e-Resources Centre
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/library-and-e-resources-centre_en

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/education-audiovisual-and-culture_en

European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/home_en

European External Action Service (EEAS)
https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en

European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO)
https://epso.europa.eu/about-epso_en

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/european-research-council_en

Eurostat - European statistics
Statistics Department of the European Commission (EUROSTAT)
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/main/home

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/small-and-medium-sized-enterprises_en

Historical Archives Service
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/historical-archives-service_en

Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/innovation-and-networks-executive-agency_en

Directorates – General and Services
Directorates and Services of the European Commission
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments_en

D.G. Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/agriculture-and-rural-development_en

D.G. Budget (BUDG)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/budget_en

D.G. Climate Action (CLIMA)
https://ec.europa.eu/clima/index_en

D.G. Communication (COMM)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communication_en

D.G. Competition (COMP)
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html

D.G. Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CΟΝNECT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communications-networks-content-and-technology_en

D.G. Defense Industry and Space (DEFIS)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/defence-industry-and-space_en

D.G. Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/economic-and-financial-affairs_en

D.G. Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/education-youth-sport-and-culture_en

D.G. Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL)
https://ec.europa.eu/social/home.jsp?langId=en

D.G. Energy (ENER)
https://ec.europa.eu/energy/home_en

D.G. Environment (ENV)
https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/environment/index_en.htm

D.G. Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/financial-stability-financial-services-and-capital-markets-union_en

D.G. Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/health-and-food-safety_en

D.G. European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
https://ec.europa.eu/echo/index_en

D.G. Human Resources and Security (HR)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/human-resources-and-security_en

D.G. Informatics (DIGIT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/informatics_en

D.G. Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship & SME's (GROW)
https://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en

D.G. International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/international-cooperation-and-development_en

D.G. Interpretation (SCIC)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/interpretation_en

D.G. Justice and Consumers (JUST)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/justice-and-consumers_en

D.G. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/maritime-affairs-and-fisheries_en

D.G. Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)
https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/

D.G. Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
https://ec.europa.eu/transport/home_en

D.G. European Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations (NEAR)
https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/about/directorate-general_en

D.G. Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO)
https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/

D.G. Research and Innovation (RTD)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-and-innovation_en

D.G. Τaxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)
https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/index_en

D.G. Trade (TRADE)
https://ec.europa.eu/trade/

D.G Translation (DGT)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/translation_en

D.G Structural Reform Support (REFORM)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/structural-reform-support_en

Data Protection Officer
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/data-protection-officer_en

Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/consumers-health-agriculture-and-food_en

Library and e-Resources Centre
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/library-and-e-resources-centre_en

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/education-audiovisual-and-culture_en

European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
https://ec.europa.eu/anti-fraud/home_en

European External Action Service (EEAS)
https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en

European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO)
https://epso.europa.eu/about-epso_en

European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/european-research-council_en

Eurostat - European statistics
Statistics Department of the European Commission (EUROSTAT)
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/main/home

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/small-and-medium-sized-enterprises_en

Historical Archives Service
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/historical-archives-service_en

Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/innovation-and-networks-executive-agency_en

Infrastructure and Logistics - Brussels (OIB)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/infrastructure-and-logistics-brussels_en

Infrastructure and Logistics - Luxembourg (OIL)
https://ec.europa.eu/oil/index_en.htm

Internal Audit Service (IAS)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/internal-audit-service_en

Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action (IDEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/inspire-debate-engage-and-accelerate-action_en

Joint Research Centre (JRC)
https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en

Legal Service (SJ)
https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/legal_service/index_en.htm

Office for Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (PMO)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/administration-and-payment-individual-entitlements_en

Publications Office (OP)
https://op.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/who-we-are

Research Executive Agency (REA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-executive-agency_en

Secretariat General of the European Commission (SG)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/secretariat-general_en

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)
https://ec.europa.eu/fpi/

Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom (UKTF)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/task-force-relations-united-kingdom_en

Infrastructure and Logistics - Brussels (OIΒ)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/infrastructure-and-logistics-brussels_en

Infrastructure and Logistics - Luxembourg
(OIL)
https://ec.europa.eu/oil/index_en.htm

Internal Audit Service (IAS)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/internal-audit-service_en

Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action (IDEA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/inspire-debate-engage-and-accelerate-action_en

Joint Research Centre (JRC)
https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en

Legal Service (SJ)
https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/legal_service/index_en.htm

Office for Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (PMO)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/administration-and-payment-individual-entitlements_en

Publications Office (OP)
https://op.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/who-we-are

Research Executive Agency (REA)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-executive-agency_en

Secretariat General of the European Commission (SG)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/secretariat-general_en

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)
https://ec.europa.eu/fpi/

Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom (UKTF)
https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/task-force-relations-united-kingdom_en

EUROPEAN NETWORKS OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES

ERLAI
Networks of local authorities to promote political integration of immigrants
http://www.emiliaromagnasociale.it

GMO-Free
European network of regional and local authorities to protect their area from Genetically Modified Organisms
http://www.gmofree-euregions.net

ELISAN
European network for local inclusion and social action
http://www.elisan.eu/

ENSA
European Social Authorities Network
http://www.regione.veneto.it/channels

AREPO
Network of European Regions for the protection and promotion of origin
http://region.aquitaine.fr/en/spip.php?article5

Eurocities /Car Free Cities
European Cities Network
http://www.eurocities.org

European Local Transport Information Service
Information Service for European Local Transport
http://www.eltis.org

Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative
Service Reform of Local Government and Public Services
http://lgi.osi.hu/

U.S. Agency for International Development
http://www.usaid.gov/

ICLEI: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
International Council for the protection of the environment at local level
http://www.iclei.org

Local Government Information Unit
Information Center for Local Governments
https://member.lgiu.org.uk/Pages/default.aspx

World Health Organisation / Healthy Cities
http://www.euro.who.int/healthy-cities

OECD/ Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/

Organisation of World Heritage Cities
http://www.ovpm.org/

Energy cities
Cities Network to promote sustainable energy policies
www.energie-cities.org

Economic Development and Reconstruction in SE Europe
http://www.seerecon.org/

ERISA (European Regional Αssociation in The Information Society)
http://www.erisa.be/

The European Region of the Year
http://www.tery.org/

AER (Assembly of European Regions)
http://www.are-regions-europe.org/

EIPA (European Institute of Public Administration)
http://www.eipa.nl/

UIRR (International Union of combined Rail-Road transport companies)
http://www.uirr.com/

FEDRE (Foundation for the Economy and sustainable Development of the Regions in Europe)
http://www.fedre.org/

AEM (European Association of Mountains Areas)
http://www.promonte-aem.net

Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
http://www.eurochambers.be/

European Textile Collectivities Association
http://www.acte.net/

European Network of Heath Promotion Agencies
http://www.eurohealthnet.org/

AEBR (Association of European Border Regions)
http://www.aebr.net

CCRE (Council of European Municipalities and Regions)
http://www.ccre.org

Twinning
Web page for twinning
http://www.twinning.org

United Cities and Local Governments
http://www.cities-localgovernments.org

European Social Network
http://www.esn-eu.org/

AMRIE (the Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe)
http://www.amrie.org

CRPM (Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe)
http://www.crpm.org

ManagEnergy
Promoting Energy Efficiency
http://www.managenergy.net

SOLIDAR
Promoting Social Solidarity
http://www.solidar.org

ARC (Airport Regions Conference)
http://www.airportregions.org/

PARTENALIA
Network of cooperation between European local authorities
http://www.partenalia.eu/

ISLENET
Network of European islands for energy and the environment
http://www.islenet.net