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The Secretariat-General is responsible for the overall coherence of the Commission’s work – both in shaping new policies, and in steering them through the other EU institutions. It supports the whole Commission.


Institutional affairs

  • steer and coordinate the work across the entire Commission to ensure that all initiatives are aligned with the political priorities of the President
  • manage the Commission's decision-making process
  • act as the interface between the Commission and the other institutions and bodies
  • ensure that the Commission is supported by an efficient, transparent and high-performing administration
  • lead policy development on certain cross-cutting policy files, such as the European Semester of economic policy coordination, the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania, and on a range of corporate policies, such as the Commission's Better Regulation agenda

Decision-making process
Law-making process
Better regulation
Relations with national parliaments
European Citizen's Initiative
Access to documents
Ethics and integrity for EU Commissioners
European Semester
Sustainable Development Goals
Assistance to Bulgaria and Romania under CVM
Services of general interest
Protocol Service

Mission statement

Commission registers and databases

Transparency register
Comitology register
Expert group register
Register of Commission documents
Register of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Database of institutional affairs (DORIE)

Plans and reports

Commission work programme - overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Strategic plan - department strategy, objectives for 2020-2024

Management plan - department forecasted outputs, activities, resources for current year

Annual activity report - department achievements, resources used during previous year

Conducere și organizare

2 IUNIE 2023
SG Organisational chart
(669.81 KB - PDF)


Număr de telefon
+32 2 299 11 11 (Commission switchboard)
Adresă poștală
European Commission, Rue de la Loi 200/ Wetstraat 200, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium