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Directorate-General Press and Communication (COMM)

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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 23 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
31.10.2014  Implementation, results and overall assessment of the 2013 European Year of Citizens.
Report com(2014)687
24.03.2014  Citizens' Dialogues as a Contribution to Developing a European Public Space.
Report com(2014)173
21.01.2014  General report on the activities of the EU -.
Communication com(2014)12
19.12.2012  Implementation, results and overall assessment of the 2011 European Year of Volunteering.
Report com(2012)781
14.12.2011  Impact assessment.


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