The Commission represents and defends the interests of the EU as a whole and is independent of national governments.
The European Commission prepares legislation for adoption by the Council (representing member countries) and the Parliament (representing citizens). It manages the budget and political programs (agriculture, fisheries, research, etc.) in cooperation with the authorities of the member countries.
The Intelligent Cities Challenge : driving a green, smart & social resilience
Europe wants green, smart and affordable mobility for the future