Secretary-General

 

The Secretary-General is Parliament’s most senior official. As his title implies, he heads the Secretariat. The Bureau decides the Secretariat’s membership and organisation. The Secretary-General is responsible for Parliament’s administration. He is appointed by the Bureau under Rule 207 of the Rules of Procedure.

His main duties
  • He assists the President, the Bureau, the political bodies and the MEPs
  • He ensures the smooth running of parliamentary business under the leadership of the President and the Bureau
  • With the President, he verifies and signs all acts adopted jointly by Parliament and the Council
  • He prepares the basic elements of a report that the Bureau uses to draw up Parliament’s draft budget estimates
 
 
Klaus WELLE
Secretary-General of the European Parliament
 
Contact the Secretary General
 
  • Bruxelles - Brussels
  • Building: PHS 11B11
  • Phone: + 32 / (0) 2 28 4 62 42
  • Fax: + 32 / (0) 2 23 1 12 32
 
  • Luxembourg
  • Building: KAD 06G012
  • Phone: + 352 / 4300 22 441
  • Fax: + 352 / 43 40 72
 
  • Strasbourg
  • Building: LOW 14055
  • Phone: + 33 / (0) 3 88 17 48 31
  • Fax: + 33 / (0) 3 88 17 96 91
 
 
 
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Addresses and telephone numbers
 
  • Bruxelles - Brussels
  • rue Wiertz
    Wiertzstraat
    B-1047 Brussel
  • Central Switchboard
    Phone: + 32 / (0) 2 28 4 21 11
 
  • Luxembourg
  • Plateau du Kirchberg
    B.P. 1601
    L-2929 Luxembourg
  • Central Switchboard
    Phone: + 352 / 4300 1
 
  • Strasbourg
  • 1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
  • Central Switchboard
    Phone: + 33 / (0) 3 88 17 40 01