Understanding the EU
Making sense of EU policy-making processes is not always straightforward.
This area of the site helps to shed some light on who the main EU institutions are, how EU decision making processes work, provides information on the range of EU legislation affecting the environment, and explains specific terms and concepts as well as commonly used EU acronyms:
Get a quick overview of the main EU institutions, their roles and responsibilities. /More
Get to grips with the EU’s decision making procedures. /More
Baffled by EU policy speak? To decipher this ‘eurojargon’, see our EU Glossary. /More
Consult our A to Z of commonly used EU acronyms. /More