The Delegation employs approximately 90 staff members and about 30 of them are EU diplomats. The remaining members of our staff are diplomats seconded from EU Member States or locally-engaged staff from the United States, Europe, and other countries.
This section follows all aspects of the New Transatlantic Agenda (NTA) and maintains close contacts with the US Administration and Congress on foreign, security, and development policy, counterterrorism, justice and home affairs and other issues including human rights. ... Read more
This section monitors and analyses US political, economic and regulatory developments in the areas of transportation, energy and environment and research and Innovation. It facilitates both strategic high level and bottom-up transatlantic cooperation. It works closely with the U.S. Administration, Congress, research universities, national laboratories, high tech industry and the US-based EU Member States Counselors, liaising on all matters with the European Commission.... Read more
The Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs Section is responsible for monitoring and analysing developments in the areas of food safety (which includes plant and animal health, and animal welfare), public health and healthcare, and consumer protection. It maintains close contact in all these areas with the US administration, US Congress, industry, academia, and consumer groups.... Read more
EF monitors and assesses US economic performance and liaises with US authorities dealing with economic, financial and monetary issues. It also liaises with the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Multilateral Development Banks in areas of interest to the EU.... Read more
The Admin Section is responsible for provision of support services for the Delegation staff, building and residences--through the authorized allocation of budgetary resources, liaising with appropriate authorities in the European Commission and the US--including the US State Department--on all protocol and administrative matters related to EU officials.... Read more