Who are the members of the European Commission?

Executive Vice-President. Frans Timmermans.

  • Executive Vice-President. Margrethe Vestager.
  • Executive Vice-President. Valdis Dombrovskis.
  • High Representative/Vice-President. Josep Borrell Fontelles.
  • Vice-President. Maroš Šefčovič
  • Vice-President. Věra Jourová
  • Vice-President. Dubravka Šuica.
  • Vice-President. Margaritis Schinas.
  • What is an EU DG?

    The Commission is organised into policy departments, known as Directorates-General (DGs), which are responsible for different policy areas. DGs develop, implement and manage EU policy, law, and funding programmes. In addition, service departments deal with particular administrative issues.

    How many employees does the European Commission have?

    Staff working for the European Commission are part of the European civil service. Around 32,000 permanent and contract employees work in the Commission.

    How many members does the European Parliament have?

    Together with the Council of the European Union (known as the Council and informally as the Council of Ministers), it adopts European legislation, following a proposal of the European Commission. The Parliament is composed of 705 members (MEPs).

    Which entity is the executive organ administratively responsible for the European Union?

    The European Commission (EC) is the executive arm of the Union. It is a body composed of one appointee from each state, currently twenty-seven, but is designed to be independent of national interests.

    How many staff is currently working in EU institutions as a real employee?

    At the start of 2022, the European Commission had 32169 employees. However, there are many other institutions of the European Union that also employ staff. The total number of people employed by the whole “EU system” slightly over 60000 persons.

    How many members in the European Council?

    The EU currently has 27 members that have delegated some of their sovereignty so that decisions on specific matters of joint interest can be made democratically at European level. No country has ever joined the EU without first belonging to the Council of Europe.

    How many members does European Parliament have?

    The Parliament is composed of 705 members (MEPs). It represents the second-largest democratic electorate in the world (after the Parliament of India) with an electorate of 375 million eligible voters in 2009. Chosen by member state.