Citizens are invited to participate in consultations and to provide feedback at different stages throughout the law-making process.
The Commission maintains a register of interest groups that aim to influence law-making in the EU institutions.
The Commission maintains a register of committees, known as comitology committees, that oversee the Commission when it adopts implementing acts. The register contains a list of these committees as well as background information and documents relating to their work.
Register of expert groups
The European Commission maintains a register of expert groups that advise in relation to a number of tasks. The register includes information on the Commission department which is running the group, its members, its mission and tasks, as well as relevant documents.
The Commission maintains a register of beneficiaries of EU funding awarded per year, with information such as beneficiary details, purpose, amounts awarded etc.
Special advisers to the European Commission
List of special advisers to the current European Commission (2014-2019). Includes CV and declaration of honour.
Rules for experts evaluating tenders
The European Commission appoints independent, external experts to evaluate tenders. Experts must abide by the code of conduct for experts and sign a declaration of no conflict of interest.
Responses to petitions sent to Commissioners
When petitions are made to the President, a vice-president or a member of the Commission, responses are drafted by a spokesperson from the department concerned.