European Commission (1958; Brussels; ⁓32,847 staff; ec.europa.eu)
Is the executive branch of the European Union. It prepares legislation for adoption by the Council and the Parliament and “administers the budget and the policy programs in cooperation with authorities in the member countries.” Furthermore, it manages the day-to-day administration of the EU.
- An online calendar of past and upcoming events.
Leadership: Ursula von der Leyen (President)
Budget: € 1 b (2020)