|Title of host publication||The Compendium of Urban and Regional Development|
|Place of Publication||Hannover|
|Publisher||Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
The European Union plays an important role in the European integration process. The European Commission is responsible for submitting legislative proposals and overseeing the single market. Laws are adopted jointly by Parliament and the Council in a process involving close cooperation with stakeholders from society and sometimes with regional and local governments too.