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  1. Directorate-General

    Within the European Union, Directorates-General are departments with specific zones of responsibility, the equivalent of ministries at a national level. Most are headed by a European Commissioner, responsible for the general direction of the Directorate-General, and in charge of (i.e. politically responsible for) the corresponding policy area; and a Director-General, responsible for the management of day-to-day affairs, who reports to the European Commissioner. The Secretariat of the European Parliament: Parliament Directorates-General. The General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union: Council Directorates-general.The European Patent Office (part of the European Patent Organisation, separate from the EU) also has Directorates-General, which are administrative groupings of departments.


  1. Directorate-General

    A directorate-general is a branch of an administration dedicated to a specific field of expertise. The European Commission: Commission Directorates-General are each headed by a director-general, who reports to the European Commissioner in charge of the corresponding policy area; The European Patent Office: EPO Directorates-General; The Secretariat of the European Parliament: Parliament Directorates-General.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of directorate-general in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of directorate-general in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    The numbers, time and procedure for convening these operational reservists is being decided by the Directorate General of the National Gendarmerie.

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