Directorate-General Mobility and Transport (MOVE)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General develops the EU-policy regarding transport and mobility and is responsible for the programmes that financially support trans-European networks, technological development and innovation.

The DG was established in 2010 when DG Energy and Transport i was split into DG Energy i and DG Mobility and Transport.

The DG has the following tasks:

  • stimulate competition in the transport sector
  • protect consumer rights
  • promote environmentally sound and innovative forms of transport
  • support trans-European networks (e.g. international roads, railways, waterways)
  • promote transport security
  • coordination of the Galileo i project.


Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 514 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
20.02.2024  EU position in the International Maritime Organization during the 81st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee and the 108th session of the Maritime ...
Decision com(2024)74
20.02.2024  Implementation of Directive 98/41 on the registration of persons sailing on board passenger ships operating to or from ports of the Member States of the EC.
Report com(2024)76
19.02.2024  EU position in the 231st session of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as regards the envisaged amendment to Annex 13 - Aircraft ...
Decision com(2024)78
09.02.2024  EU position in the European Committee for drawing up Standards in the field of Inland Navigation and in the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine on the ...
Decision com(2024)59
05.02.2024  EU position at the 12th session of the Preparatory Commission for the establishment of the International Registry for Railway Rolling Stock and at the 1st session of the ...
Decision com(2024)58


Legislation currently being implemented

There are 353 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
27.10.2023  EU position at the 5th session of the OTIF ad hoc Committee on Legal Affairs and International Cooperation.
Decision com(2023)687
13.09.2023  EU position in the Specialised Committee on Road Transport established by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the United Kingdom on the adaptation of technical ...
Decision com(2023)522
05.06.2023  Joining the global digital health certification network established by the World Health Organization and on temporary arrangements to facilitate international travel.
Recommendation com(2023)296
17.04.2023  EU position in the Joint Committee under the Agreement on civil aviation safety with Japan, with regard to the adoption of the rules of procedure of the Joint Committee.
Decision com(2023)195
31.03.2023  EU position in the International Maritime Organization on the adoption of amendments to several conventions and codes.
Decision com(2023)181


Legislation in force

There are at least 30 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
07.03.2022  EU position in the IMO as regards the revision of resolution and amending the Convention on FAL on standards for survival craft communication apparatus.
Decision com(2022)88
27.07.2020  Empowering France to negotiate a supplementing its bilateral Treaty with the UK on the construction and operation by private concessionaires of a Channel Fixed Link.
Decision com(2020)622
13.05.2019  Empowerment of Germany to amend an agreement with Switzerland with a view to authorising cabotage in the course of transport services by coach and bus in the border ...
Decision com(2019)221
13.05.2019  Empowerment of Italy to conclude an agreement with Switzerland authorising cabotage operations in the course of transport services by coach and bus in the border regions.
Decision com(2019)223
08.04.2016  EU position in respect of an international instrument intended to lead to the implementation from 2020 of a single global market-based measure addressing aviation ...
Decision com(2016)183