Institutions of the European Union in Strasbourg

 

The European Parliament

 
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Contact:
European Parliament
Allée du Printemps
BP 1024/F
67070 STRASBOURG CEDEX
Tel: +33 (0)3 88 17 40 01
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 17 51 84
Internet: http://www.europarl.europa.eu
 
The European Parliament is the legislative institution of the European Union. It represents about 508 million inhabitants of the EU. It is the only institution to be directly elected by European citizens.
The seat of the European Parliament is in Strasbourg. During the plenary sessions, the European deputies come together to debate EU legislation.
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The European Ombudsman

 
Emily O'Reilly
Contact:
European Ombudsman
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman
B.P. 403
F-67001 Strasbourg Cedex
Tel: +33 (0)3 88 17 23 13
Fax: +33 (0)3 88 17 90 62
Internet: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
Emily O'Reilly (from 1 October 2013)
 
The European Ombudsman intervenes in cases of maladministration by institutions and bodies of the European Community.
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Schengen Information System

 
The Schengen Information System (SIS), set up in 1985, allows national police authorities of Member States to exchange computerized data concerning people and objects moving between countries.
 
 
 
 

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European diary


    • 5 september 2017

      International Day of Charity

    • The United Nations calls on its member states, specialized agencies, and other international and regional organizations, and civil society as well, to be part of the International Day of Charity, and to encourage charity by raising awareness through educational activities.
    • 10 september 2017

      World First Aid Day

    • Since 2000, a growing number of national offices of the Red Cross and Red Crescent take part every second Saturday of September in the World First Aid Day celebrations.