Defending the EU's external borders and fighting organised crime are activities coordinated at EU level by agencies like Frontex and Europol.
Maximising consumer participation and trust in the market and safeguarding and integrating into EU policies the interests of consumers.
The EU Commission supports the cultural industry in Europe with different programmes and funding. The aim is to increase cultural diversity and create jobs
Responsibility for employment and social policy lies primarily with national governments, whose efforts are supported and complemented by the EU.
The EU's legal framework, statistics and committees in the area of health and safety at work
Justice and fundamental rights polices
The EU has developed a new approach to better manage all aspects of migration.
Policy information on EU legislation governing the recognition of professional experience in the EU
EU's role on public health.
The Schengen Area guarantees free movement to more than 400 million EU citizens, and many non-EU nationals, businesspeople, tourists and others.
The EU does coordinate some national tax rules and tax rates, where differences might discourage people from buying and selling in other EU countries.
EU transport policy aims to provide efficient, safe and environmentally friendly mobility solutions for Europeans.