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Directorate-General for Communication

The Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM) communicates the political nature of the institution and the work carried out by its Members. Its core business is to raise awareness of the European Parliament, its powers, its decisions, and activities among media, stakeholders and the general public, bringing the work of the Institution closer to citizens on both centralised and decentralised levels.

Its main tasks are:

  • to collaborate with the media, to inform, explain and enhance the visibility of the European Parliament's work;
  • to increase the awareness on the European Parliament among citizens, stakeholders and opinion leaders through bespoke communication and information campaigns and online channels;
  • to foster sustainable links with citizens through enhanced visitors facilities in Brussels, Strasbourg and in the Member States;
  • to provide expertise and services to Members and political groups such as media and public opinion monitoring, trainings, conferences for visitors' groups, offices in the Member States, etc;
  • to go-local and reach out to people through the European Parliament Liaison Offices (EPLOs) in the 28 EU Member States and in Washington.



Jaume Duch Guillot (Barcelona, 1962) is the Director-General for Communication of the European Parliament and its Spokesperson. He graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona (1980-1985), where he later also served as a Professor of International Public Law. In 1990 he became a European Parliament official and since then has always worked in communication-related positions, such as Spokesperson for the then President of the European Parliament, José María Gil-Robles, Head of the Press Room or Media Director, a position to which he was appointed in 2006. In February 2017 he was appointed as Director General of Communication, a role which he combines with being the Spokesman of the institution.

Jaume Duch speaks Spanish, French, English, Italian and Catalan, has a basic knowledge of German. He is the author of various publications, articles and communications on issues related to the European Union, the role of the European Parliament and communication policies.



Directorate A

Director (acting): Jaume DUCH GUILLOT

Directorate for Media
Director: Stephen CLARK
Directorate B

Director: Stephen CLARK

Directorate for Liaison Offices
Directorate C

Director: Ciril STOKELJ

Directorate for Visitors
Director: Christina RUPP
Directorate D

Director: Christina RUPP

Directorate for Resources
Director (acting): Jaume DUCH GUILLOT
Directorate E

Director (acting): Jaume DUCH GUILLOT

Directorate for Campaigns

European Parliament

adresses and phone numbers

Bruxelles - Brussels
Rue Wiertz
B-1047 Bruxelles
Central Switchboard
+32 / (0) 2 28 4 21 11

Plateau du Kirchberg
B.P. 1601
L-2929 Luxembourg
Central Switchboard
+352 / 4300 1

1, avenue du Président Robert
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
Central Switchboard
+32 / (0) 2 28 4 21 11


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