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Institutions

Terms in relation to any form or structure of social order governing the life of a group of people in a community. Institutions are acknowledged for a particular purpose IE education, law, or police forces.

Contributors in Institutions

Institutions

The European Data Protection Supervisor

Organizations; Institutions

The position of European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) was created in 2001. The responsibility of the EDPS is to make sure that all EU institutions and bodies respect people’s right to privacy ...

Court of Justice of the European Union

Organizations; Institutions

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the institution of the European Union (EU) that encompasses the whole judiciary. Seated in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, it consists of two major courts ...

European Court of Justice

Organizations; Institutions

The European Court of Justice is the highest court in the European Union in matters of European Union law. As a part of the Court of Justice of the European Union institution it is tasked with ...

General Court (European Union)

Organizations; Institutions

The General Court (EGC) is a jurisdictional instance of the Court of Justice of the European Union. From its inception on 1 January 1989 to 30 November 2009, it was known as the Court of First ...

European Union Civil Service Tribunal

Organizations; Institutions

The European Union Civil Service Tribunal is a specialised tribunal within the Court of Justice of the European Union. It was established on 2 December 2005.

Court of Auditors

Organizations; Institutions

The Court of Auditors (European Court of Auditors, ECA) is the fifth institution of the European Union (EU). It was established in 1975 in Luxembourg to audit the accounts of EU institutions.

Treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community

Organizations; Institutions

Purpose: to create interdependence in coal and steel so that one country could no longer mobilise its armed forces without others knowing. This eased distrust and tensions after WWII. The ECSC treaty ...

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