The other European institutionsMay 1, 2018
The European Court of Auditors
The European Court of Auditors checks the legality and regularity of Community revenue and expenditure. It is composed of 15 members, appointed for 6 years. Its headquarters are in Luxembourg.
The Economic and Social Committee
The Economic and Social Committee (ESC) is the voice of socio-economic actors: trade unions, companies, farmers, craftsmen, families, consumers… Located in Brussels, this consultative body is composed of 222 members, 24 of whom are French.
The European Ombudsman
The European Ombudsman is competent for all complaints from citizens concerning the improper functioning of a Community institution or body. It is not concerned with complaints against the national, regional or local administrations of the Member States which are subject to national ombudsmen.
The Committee of the Regions
The Committee of the Regions in Brussels shall be consulted on any matter affecting regional interests. Composed of 222 members including 24 French, it represents the municipalities, departments and regions of Europe.
The European Investment Bank
The European Investment Bank (EIB) finances long-term projects such as trans-European transport and telecommunications networks. Its headquarters are in Luxembourg.
The European Court of Justice
The European Court of Justice ensures that Community law is respected in the interpretation and application of the European Treaties.
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