How is the Commission’s work organised? The Commission has undertaken a significant effort to improve the quality of the planning and organisation of its work. The ‘Basic facts’ section of this site will answer some of your initial questions about the Commission, including those you might have regarding its role in the legislative process, in decision-making and in other areas of its competence.
The following diagram guides the user through the three basic stages involved in the organisation of the Commission’s work.
Commission’s five-year strategic objectives
Annual policy strategy
Presentation of the five year strategy and 2005 work programme
Weekly Commission meetings
Daily support to the Press
Annual Management Plans
Implementation by Member States
Annual activity reports and synthesis
Informing the press and the public
Interinstitutional decision-making process
Reviewing public opinion