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Secretariat-General of the European Commission (SG)

The Secretariat-General supports the European Commission, the college of Commissioners especially, in its daily work. It does so in various ways; it track legislative proposals submitted to the other EU institutions, aids in monitoring the implementation of EU-legislation in the member-states, help manage contacts between the EU and civil society. It also supports the Commission president in his or her activities as policy-maker.

In particular, the Secretariat-General:

  • Contributes to the definition of the Commission's strategic objectives and priorities and shapes cross-cutting policies;
  • Coordinates, facilitates, advises and arbitrates, so as to ensure the coherence, quality and delivery of policy, legislation and operations across policy areas and Commission departments;
  • Coordinates the planning and programming of the initiatives of the Commission;
  • ensures the smooth running of the decision-making process and strives to rationalise both procedures and supporting IT tools as part of the evolution towards an efficient and modern e-Commission;
  • Acts as the Commission's interface with the other European institutions, national parliaments and non-governmental organisations and entities;
  • Fosters the Commission's institutional competences and the development of a service-oriented, modern, transparent and responsible European administration which works to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 1184 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
31.07.2020  Monitoring the application of EU law 2019 Annual Report.
Report com(2020)350
 
24.07.2020  EU Security Union Strategy.
Communication com(2020)605
 
30.06.2020  Annual report 2019 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality and on relations with national parliaments.
Report com(2020)272
 
24.06.2020  Annual report to the Discharge Authority on internal audits carried out in 2019.
Report com(2020)268
 
24.06.2020  2019 Annual Management and Performance Report for the EU budget.
Report com(2020)265
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 63 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
20.05.2020  Temporary measures for time limits in collection, verification and examination stages in Regulation 2019/788 on the European citizens' initiative in view of COVID-19.
Regulation com(2020)221
 
05.12.2018  Signing and of Euratom, of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU and Euratom.
Decision com(2018)833
 
05.12.2018  Conclusion of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU and Euratom.
Decision com(2018)834
 
28.11.2018  Composition of the Committee of the Regions.
Decision com(2018)782
 
28.11.2018  Composition of the European Economic and Social Committee.
Decision com(2018)783
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 278 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
13.11.2018  Amending regulation 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals need visas and those that do not, as regards the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union.
Regulation com(2018)745
 
22.05.2017  2017 Reform Programme and 2017 Stability Programme of Malta.
Recommendation com(2017)517
 
22.05.2017  2017 Reform Programme and 2017 Stability Programme of the Netherlands.
Recommendation com(2017)518
 
22.05.2017  2017 Reform Programme and 2017 Stability Programme of Austria.
Recommendation com(2017)519
 
22.05.2017  2017 Reform Programme and 2017 Convergence Programme of Poland.
Recommendation com(2017)520