The Secretariat-General is responsible for the overall coherence of the Commission’s work – both in shaping new policies, and in steering them through the other EU institutions. It supports the whole Commission.
steer and coordinate the work across the entire Commission to ensure that all initiatives are aligned with the political priorities of the President
manage the Commission's decision-making process
act as the interface between the Commission and the other institutions and bodies
ensure that the Commission is supported by an efficient, transparent and high-performing administration
lead policy development on certain cross-cutting policy files, such as the European Semester of economic policy coordination, the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism for Bulgaria and Romania, and on a range of corporate policies, such as the Commission's Better Regulation agenda