Western European Union

Introduction to Western European Union Western European Union (WEU), association of European countries focused on defense and security issues. The WEU grew out of the Brussels Treaty, a cooperative agreement made in 1948 between the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and […]

Work Exploitation

Work Exploitation in Europe Human Trafficking for the Purpose of Work Exploitation in Germany Provisions relating to human trafficking for the purpose of work exploitation in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eighteen, under the heading "Offences […]

Intergovernmental Conference

Intergovernmental Conference in Europe Description of IGC (Intergovernmental Conference) The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes igc (intergovernmental conference) in the following terms: [1] IGCs are summoned whenever a new Community treaty is under consideration, the […]


Wirtschaftswunder in Europe Description of Wirtschaftswunder The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes wirtschaftswunder in the following terms: [1] West Germany's post-war economic miracle, engineered by Ludwig Erhard, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's free-marketeering […]

Welfare State

Welfare State in Europe Literature Review on Greece: Welfare State In the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, [1] Maria Petmesidou offers the following summary about the topic of Greece: Welfare State: This entry examines the main characteristics of the Greek welfare […]