The European Commision represents and upholds the interests of its 27 European member states.. It is independent of national governments.
It drafts proposals for new European laws, which it presents to the European Parliament and the Council. It manages the day-to-day business of implementing EU policies and spending EU funds. The Commission also keeps an eye out to see that everyone abides by the European treaties and laws.
UIHJ is in close contact with the European Commission and strives to follow and participate to the drafting of regulations concerning the profession of judicial officers.
In addition, UIHJ is continously participating in legal reform projects funded by the European Commission.