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European Union

The EU operates through a hybrid system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental decisions negotiated by the member states. The general political direction and priorities of the EU are defined by the European Council, though it lacks the power to pass laws. Decision-making procedures of the EU involve three main institutions: the European Parliament, which represents and is directly elected by EU citizens; the Council of the European Union, which represents individual member states; and the European Commission, which seeks to uphold the interests of the EU as a whole. 

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Policy Database

There are 110 Policies related to European Union in the S&L Database



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CLASP Presents Best Practices on European Energy Label at ComeOn Labels Workshop in Brussels, March 15

The ComeOn Labels project has spent the last two-and-a-half years collecting and disseminating implementation best practice on energy labeling in the European Union. On March 15, it will present its f...

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Ensuring a Fair European Energy Label for Consumers

The STEP project was designed to help ensure the ongoing trust of consumers in the policy measures that promote energy-efficiency across Europe. The STEP project investigated the test standards of thr

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