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Of those Directorate Generals that the Commission classifies as External Relations the table below provides the budget / staff ratio for each DG. And within the External relations DG the figures include budget commitments and regular staff working in EC delegations. DG Budget Share Staff Share External relations 3,527 3% 2,623 8% Development 1,244 1%… » read more

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The current term of the European Commission expires 31 October 2009 when a fresh President and commissioners will be appointed. There are 40 Directorates-General (DG) in the Commission and can be found at the following link. http://ec.europa.eu/dgs_en.htm Here DGs for Development, Enlargement, Europe Aid, External Relations, Humanitarian Aid, and, Trade are grouped under External Relations.… » read more

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Just as noted in The Open Europe blog reconciling head count by different parts of the European Union is not easy. As at 23 August 2007 from the European Union’s official website Europa the draft 2008 general budget (Annex Part C) projects a 2.3% rise in staff head count from 42,545 in 2007 to 43,564.… » read more

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The Open Europe blog estimated in January 2007 that around 54,000 staff worked in EU entities. The breakdown of these were: 42,548 Temporary and permanent EU officials 8,123 external European Commission staff 2,254 extra European Parliament staff 1,075 other staff that Open Europe estimated http://openeuropeblog.blogspot.com/2007/01/how-many-people-work-for-eu.html

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