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As of 1 December 2009 with the Lisbon Treaty entering into force, the Delegation of the European Commission turned into the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil. The Delegation in Brazil is one of over 130 European Union Delegations around the world. The Delegation has the status of a diplomatic mission and officially represents the European Union in Brazil. The institutions of the European Union are the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European Council of the European Union, the Court of Justice, the European Central Bank and the Court of Auditors.
On 1 January 2007 the European Union completed its fifth enlargement. Today the European Union is made up of 28 Members States, has a population of around 500 million and is the largest trading bloc in the world.
The Delegation's mandate includes the following:
Ms. Claudia Gintersdorfer
Ms. Domenica Bumma
Mr. Michele Villani
Mr. Alejandro Zurita
Mr. Thierry Dudermel
Ms. Maria Rosa Sabbatelli
Ms. Karin Pouls-Robles
Ms. Ana Hoyas Senan