Directorate-General Communication (COMM)

The DG co-ordinates the activities of the Commission representations in the member states, maintains relations with the media and works to maintain the cohesiveness of all communication and dissemination of information of the Commission.

This Directorate-General has the following tasks:

  • provide media and citizens with information about the work of the Commission and highlighting the goals and main issues of its policy and activities
  • inform the Commission of public opinion in member states


Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 68 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
14.06.2018  State of the debate on the future of Europe.
06.06.2018  Digital Europe programme for the period 2021-2027.
Regulation com(2018)434
05.10.2017  Gender equality in the media sector in the EU.
05.10.2017  Media pluralism and media freedom in the European Union.
26.11.2015  Implementation report on Europe for citizens.


Legislation currently being implemented

There are 2 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
14.12.2011  For the period 2014-2020 the programme "Europe for Citizens".
Regulation com(2011)884
11.08.2011  European Year of Citizens (2013).
Decision com(2011)489