Geopolitical organizations similar to or like European Union

Political and economic union of member states that are located primarily in Europe. Wikipedia

  • European Economic Area

    Established via the Agreement on the European Economic Area, an international agreement which enables the extension of the European Union's single market to member states of the European Free Trade Association. Internal market governed by the same basic rules. Wikipedia

  • European Single Market

    Single market comprising the 27 member states of the European Union as well as – with certain exceptions – Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and Switzerland through bilateral treaties. The single market seeks to guarantee the free movement of goods, capital, services, and labour, known collectively as the "four freedoms". Wikipedia

  • European Free Trade Association

    Regional trade organization and free trade area consisting of four European states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. The organization operates in parallel with the European Union (EU), and all four member states participate in the European Single Market and are part of the Schengen Area. Wikipedia

  • Benelux

    Politico-economic union and formal international intergovernmental cooperation of three neighbouring states in western Europe: Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Portmanteau formed from joining the first few letters of each country's name—Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg—and was first used to name the customs agreement that initiated the union . Wikipedia

  • Visegrád Group

    Cultural and political alliance of four countries of Central Europe , all of which are members of the EU and of NATO, to advance co-operation in military, cultural, economic and energy matters with one another and to further their integration to the EU. The Group traces its origins to the summit meetings of leaders from Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland held in the Hungarian castle town of Visegrád on 15 February 1991. Wikipedia

  • European Union Customs Union

    Customs union which consists of all the member states of the European Union (EU), Monaco, and the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia. Some detached territories of EU members do not participate in the customs union, usually as a result of their geographic separation. Wikipedia

  • Central European Free Trade Agreement

    International trade agreement between countries mostly located in Southeastern Europe. Founded by representatives of Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia, CEFTA expanded to Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the UNMIK (on behalf of Kosovo, in accordance with UNSCR 1244). Wikipedia

  • Asia–Europe Meeting

    Asian–European political dialogue forum to enhance relations and various forms of cooperation between its partners. Officially established on 1 March 1996 at the 1st ASEM Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, by the then 15 Member States of the European Union (EU) and the European Commission, the then 7 Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the individual countries of China, Japan, and South Korea. Wikipedia

  • Eurasian Customs Union

    Customs union which consists of all the Member states of the Eurasian Economic Union. Principal task of the Eurasian Economic Community, established in 2000, and now succeeded by the Eurasian Economic Union. Wikipedia

  • EU Med Group

    Also referred to as "Club Med" and "Med Group", is an alliance of seven Southern European Union member states, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and Spain. They have Greco-Roman heritage and, except for Portugal, are all part of the Mediterranean Region. Wikipedia

  • Mini-Schengen area

    Economic zone between Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo. The plans for it were announced in 2019. Wikipedia

  • Five Eyes

    Intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. These countries are parties to the multilateral UKUSA Agreement, a treaty for joint cooperation in signals intelligence. Wikipedia

  • Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

    Inter-governmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance between countries and territories in the Eastern Caribbean. It also performs the role of spreading responsibility and liability in the event of natural disaster. Wikipedia

  • Caribbean Community

    Organisation of fifteen states and dependencies throughout the Caribbean having primary objectives to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy. Established in 1973. Wikipedia

  • Commonwealth of Independent States

    Regional intergovernmental organization of nine (originally ten) members, plus two founding non-member, post-Soviet republics in Eurasia. Formed following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Wikipedia


    Acronym for a proposed alliance comprising Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom as part of an international organisation or confederation similar in scope to the former European Economic Community. This includes increased trade, foreign policy co-operation, military co-operation and mobility of citizens between the four states. Wikipedia

  • Energy Community

    International organisation established between the European Union and a number of third countries to extend the EU internal energy market to Southeast Europe and beyond. Adequate regulatory framework and to liberalise their energy markets in line with the acquis under the Treaty. Wikipedia

  • Central American Integration System

    The Central American Integration System (Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana, or SICA) has been the economic and political organization of Central American states since February 1, 1993. On December 13, 1991, the ODECA countries (Spanish: Organización de Estados Centroamericanos) signed the Protocol of Tegucigalpa, extending earlier cooperation for regional peace, political freedom, democracy and economic development. Wikipedia

  • New Hanseatic League

    Established in February 2018 by European Union finance ministers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Sweden through the signing of a two-page foundational document which set out the countries' "shared views and values in the discussion on the architecture of the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union ." Derived from the Hanseatic League, a Northern European commercial and defensive league which lasted until the 16th century. Wikipedia

  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

    World's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization. Its mandate includes issues such as arms control, promotion of human rights, freedom of the press, and fair elections. Wikipedia

  • Eurasian Economic Space

    Single market that provides for the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital within the Eurasian Economic Union. Established in 2012 with the goal of creating an integrated single market. Wikipedia

  • Caribbean Free Trade Association

    Organised on May 1, 1968, to provide a continued economic linkage between the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean. The agreements establishing it came following the dissolution of the West Indies Federation which lasted from 1958 to 1962. Wikipedia

  • International Energy Agency

    Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organisation established in the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 1974 in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis. Initially dedicated to responding to physical disruptions in the supply of oil, as well as serving as an information source on statistics about the international oil market and other energy sectors. Wikipedia

  • GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development

    Regional organization of four post-Soviet states: Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova. Signed in 2001 and today covers a population of over 57 million people. Wikipedia

  • Craiova Group

    Cooperation project of four European states – Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia – for the purposes of furthering their European integration as well as economic, transport and energy cooperation with one another. The Group originated in a summit meeting of the heads of governments of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, held on 24 April 2015 in the Romanian city of Craiova. Wikipedia

  • Arab Maghreb Union

    Trade agreement aiming for economic and future political unity among Arab countries of the Maghreb in North Africa. Its members are the nations of Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia. Wikipedia

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

    Regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in South Asia. Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Wikipedia

  • Asia–Europe Foundation

    Intergovernmental not-for-profit organization located in Singapore. Only institution of the Asia-Europe Meeting . Wikipedia

  • Lublin Triangle

    Economic, cultural, and political regional–cooperation initiative of three European countries – Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine – for the purposes of strengthening mutual military, cultural, and economic cooperation and supporting Ukraine's integration into the European Union. The Lublin Triangle initiative invokes the integrative heritage of the 1569 Union of Lublin. Wikipedia

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars. Also responsible for commemorating Commonwealth civilians who died as a result of enemy action during World War II. Wikipedia


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  • The capital is London, which has the largest metropolitan area in both the United Kingdom and, prior to Brexit, the European Union.England-Wikipedia
  • In 2018, it produced around 20% of the European Union's electricity, primarily from nuclear power.France-Wikipedia
  • Poland, with approximately 38.5 million inhabitants, has the eighth-largest population in Europe and the fifth-largest in the European Union.Poland-Wikipedia
  • Since reunification, Germany has taken a more active role in the European Union, signing the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 and the Lisbon Treaty in 2007, and co-founding the Eurozone.Germany-Wikipedia
  • When the EC became the European Union (EU) in 1992, the UK was one of the 12 founding members.United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • This geographical indication certificate, which is attributed by the European Union, is considered important in order to avoid confusion with low-quality mass-produced ersatz products.Italy-Wikipedia
  • At 450295 km2, Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union, and the fifth largest country in Europe.Sweden-Wikipedia
  • About 1,659,000 foreign tourists visited Iran in 2004, and 2.3 million in 2009, mostly from Asian countries, including the republics of Central Asia, while about 10% came from the European Union and North America.Iran-Wikipedia
  • Poland is a developed market and a regional power in Central Europe; it has the sixth largest economy in the European Union by nominal GDP and the fifth largest by GDP (PPP).Poland-Wikipedia
  • Italy is a founding member of the European Economic Community (EEC), now the European Union (EU), and of NATO.Italy-Wikipedia
  • Poles then voted to join the European Union in a referendum in June 2003, with Poland becoming a full member on 1 May 2004.Poland-Wikipedia
  • With an estimated January 2021 population of 67.41 million people, France is the 20th most populous country in the world, the third-most populous in Europe (after Russia and Germany), and the second most populous in the European Union (after Germany).France-Wikipedia
  • The Federal Republic of Germany was a founding member of the European Economic Community and the European Union, while the German Democratic Republic was a communist Eastern Bloc state and member of the Warsaw Pact.Germany-Wikipedia
  • In 1986 Spain joined the European Economic Community, which later became the European Union.Spain-Wikipedia
  • Spain's capitalist mixed economy is the 14th largest worldwide and the 4th largest in the European Union, as well as the Eurozone's 4th largest.Spain-Wikipedia
  • The executive (zarząd województwa), headed by the marszałek drafts the budget and development strategies, implements the resolutions of the sejmik, manages the voivodeship's property, and deals with many aspects of regional policy, including management of European Union funding.Voivodeships of Poland-Wikipedia
  • Extending to 1214 km, the Portugal–Spain border is the longest uninterrupted border within the European Union.Spain-Wikipedia
  • Sweden joined the European Union on 1 January 1995.Sweden-Wikipedia
  • In the late 20th and early 21st centuries France has been at the forefront of the development of a supranational European Union, notably by signing the Maastricht Treaty (which created the European Union) in 1992, establishing the Eurozone in 1999 and signing the Lisbon Treaty in 2007.France-Wikipedia
  • The country is a founding member of the EU, Eurozone, G10, NATO, OECD and WTO, as well as a part of the Schengen Area and the trilateral Benelux Union.Netherlands-Wikipedia
  • Today, Italy is considered to be one of the world's most culturally and economically advanced countries, with the world's eighth-largest economy by nominal GDP (third in the European Union), sixth-largest national wealth and third-largest central bank gold reserve.Italy-Wikipedia
  • With an area of 505990 km2, Spain is the largest country in Southern Europe, the second-largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the fourth-largest country by area on the European continent.Spain-Wikipedia
  • The Netherlands was one of the founding members of the Benelux, the NATO, Euratom and the European Coal and Steel Community, which would evolve into the EEC (Common Market) and later the European Union.Netherlands-Wikipedia
  • After the return of democracy following the death of Franco in 1975, Spain's foreign policy priorities were to break out of the diplomatic isolation of the Franco years and expand diplomatic relations, enter the European Community, and define security relations with the West.Spain-Wikipedia

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