EUROPE DIRECT Center Ploiesti operates in Ploiesti, at Prahova Chamber of Commerce and Industry Headquarters starting with January 2013, for a period of five years.
It is part of a network of 480 Europe Direct Information Centers existing in The European Union and is one of the main instruments used by the European Commission to inform citizens and to communicate with them locally.

The mission of Europe Direct Centre Ploiesti - as of the entire network "Europe Direct" - is to promote an informed and active European citizenship.

The main aim of Europe Direct Centre Ploiesti (EDC)is to provide the public with general and specialized information on the European Union.

The team of EDC Ploiesti provides specialized information, promotes the debate on European issues and awareness of the public about the EU policies and the rights of the European citizens.
Currently, In Romania are 30 active Europe Direct Information Centers.