Before the EU, there was BeNeLux. Standing for Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, Benelux was the basis for the EU. So how powerful is it Treaty Establishing The BeNeLux Economic Union His Majesty the King of the Belgians, Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, Being resolved to strengthen the economic ties between their countries by means of free movement of persons, goods, capital and services Sorry Sweden, Luxembourg is now the most generous country in the world That s according to a recent update to data on official development assistance offered by the nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Belgian Dutch Naval Cooperation The Belgian Dutch naval cooperation is a bi national, comprehensive and permanently structured defence cooperation. Treaty of Amsterdam The Treaty on European Union shall be amended in accordance with the provisions of this Article. Subscribe to TestTube Daily TestTube s new daily show is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It s a place where curiosity rules and together we ll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube Источник: Бенелюкс.