What are EU consultations?

What are EU consultations?

Through public consultations you can express your views on the scope, priorities and added value of EU action for new initiatives, or evaluations of existing policies and laws.

How does the European Commission consult on proposed legislation?

The Commission uses Call for evidence to define the scope of: a politically sensitive and/or important new law or policy. an evaluation of an existing law or policy. a fitness check of a bundle of related existing laws and/or policies.

What are two purposes of the EU now?

The aims and values of the EU

  • To promote peace and the well-being of EU citizens.
  • To offer EU citizens freedom, security and justice, without internal borders, while also controlling external borders.
  • To work towards the sustainable development of Europe, promoting equality and social justice.

What is the EU today?

The European Union (EU) is a unique economic and political union between 27 European countries. The predecessor of the EU was created in the aftermath of the Second World War.

What is consultation procedures?

Consultation is a two-way process between you and your workers where you: – talk to each other about health and safety matters – listen to their concerns and raise your concerns – seek and share views and information, and – consider what your workers say before you make decisions.

Who makes up the EU?

The EU’s members are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

What is the difference between Europe and the European Union?

Europe: A continent located West of Asia and North of Africa, with 44 to 51 countries. European Union (or EU): A political and economic union of 27 countries in Europe. Eurozone: A monetary union of 19 (or 25) countries in Europe who use the euro (€) as their currency.

What are 3 things to consider before consultation can continue?


  • talk to each other about health and safety matters.
  • listen to their concerns and raise your concerns.
  • seek and share views and information, and.
  • consider what your workers say before you make decisions.

What is consultation in the workplace?

Consultation means asking for and considering employees’ views when making decisions. Cooperation means working together harmoniously to find solutions. Consultation is important during major workplace change.