Benelux Union

Union Benelux
Benelux Unie

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1958-02-03 The Hague Netherlands


Established on signature of the Treaty of Union by representatives of Belgium, Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Netherlands; Treaty came into force 1 Nov 1960. Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg had been linked, since 1921, by the F-XF0924 - Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU), which still exists within the Benelux Union. The political initiative to bring together the economies of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, taken during World War II, and which eventually led to the economic integration of these countries, had been started with the adoption of a Monetary Agreement, 21 Oct 1943, London (UK), a Customs Union Treaty, 5 Sep 1944, London, and the setting up of H-XH0019 - Benelux Customs Union, 1 Jan 1948. Belgium (in all its component parts), Netherlands and Luxembourg signed new Benelux Treaty, 17 Jun 2008, The Hague (Netherlands). Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/11096'.


Deepen and expand cooperation between Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg so that it can continue its role as precursor within the European Union and strengthen and improve cross-border cooperation at every level.


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Committee of Ministers (Comité des ministres) is the highest decision-making organ; Benelux Council (Conseil Benelux); Benelux Secretariat-General (Secrétariat général Benelux); E-XD2831 - Benelux Inter-Parliamentary Consultative Council (Benelux Parliament); F-XF9017 - Benelux Court of Justice. Also includes: D-XM0249 - Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP) and its E-XM2322 - Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP). Rotating Presidency.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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