Navigation path

High level navigation

Additional tools

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Print version
  • Decrease text
  • Increase text

Who's Who

Janez Potočnik is the European Commissioner for the Environment. On his website you will find audiovisual materials related to the Commissioner's recent activities, a presentation of his Cabinet members, his monthly agenda...

Visit the website of Commissioner Potočnik

Follow him on:

Commissioner Potočnik

The main role of the European Commission's Environment Directorate-General (DG) is to initiate and define new environmental legislation and to ensure that agreed measures are put into practice in the EU Member States.

Read more about the organisation and activities of DG Environment

Read more about the European Commission civil service