The European Union - Organs and Institutions - Fill in the correct words

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The most important organ of the European Union is the European Council. It is made up of all of state of the community's member countries. They get together at least twice a year and discuss problems and the of the EU.

The Council of Ministers is for making in the EU. One representative from each country takes part.

The European Commision is the branch of the EU. Each of the 27 commissioners are responsible for a certain field, such as agriculture, or transportation. They are by the countries form which they come. The president of the commission is thought to be the EU's most powerful .

The European Parliament is the only institution of the EU that is elected by the people. Every five years from all member states elect their representatives .Countries with very few people (for example Luxembourg or Slovenia) have few MEPs , countries with large , like Germany have the highest number of representatives. The European Parliament does not laws but it makes suggestions that are heard by higher organs.

The European Council of Justice is made up of from each member state. Citizens, companies and even whole countries can call the Council of Justice if they think they have been in an unfair way.

The European Central Bank, with its in Frankfurt, is in charge of the of the Euro, Europes single currency. It also controls the amount of money that is in .