EUROPEAN UNION


 THE INSTITUTIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

  1. The European Parliament
    www.europarl.eu.int
  2. The Council of the European Union
    ue.eu.int/en/summ.htm
  3. The European Commission
    europa.eu.int/epso
  4. The Court of Justice
    curia.eu.int
  5. The European Court of Auditors
    www.eca.eu.int

Five other bodies complete the system:

  1. The European Ombudsmen
  2. The Financial bodies
  3. Advisory bodies
    • The European economic and social committee
    • The Committee of the Regions
  4. Interinstitutional bodies
  5. Decentralised bodies
    • European institute for security studies
    • EUROPOL and EUROJUST