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INSTITUTIONS OF THE EU


There are many institutions in the EU but, the main ones are:

The European Parliament •

The Council of the EU The European Commission

The Court of Justice

The Court of Auditors


The Council of the EU • Functions: 1. Approve European laws. 2. Coordinate economic policies. 3. Direct security, defence and foreign policy.


The Council of the EU • It is made up of the ministers from each member state.


The Council of the EU • Only ministers from the areas being discuss attend council meetings. • Agricultural issues → Agriculture ministers. • Educational issues → Education ministers.


The Council of the EU Each EU country takes turns presiding for 6 months.


The Council of the EU Meetings of the Council of the EU are held in Brussels (Belgium)

The Council of the European Union  
The Council of the European Union  
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