The Benelux-Baltic Treaty on automatic mutual recognition of higher education degrees is signed.
A renewed political declaration between the Benelux countries and North Rhine-Westphalia is signed.
The Benelux partnership celebrates its 60th anniversary.
The new Benelux Police Treaty is signed.
The Benelux countries and France strengthen their cross-border cooperation (letter of intent).
The Benelux countries automatically recognise one another’s higher education degrees.
The Liège Convention is signed, facilitating cross-border cooperation in road transport inspections.
The new Benelux agreement on cross-border and inter-territorial cooperation is signed.
The Benelux Treaty comes into force.
A political declaration between the Benelux countries and North Rhine-Westphalia is signed.
The new Benelux Treaty is signed.
The Convention on Cross-border Policing is implemented. The objective is to facilitate police cooperation across borders (joint patrols, checks, observation and pursuit of suspects etc.).
Signing of the Convention on Cross-border Policing.
The Schengen Agreement comes into force. The Benelux, France and Germany abolish internal border controls.
Implementation the Benelux Treaty. The main objectives are:
The Benelux Treaty establishing the Benelux Economic Union is signed.
Agreement on free movement of capital.
Protocol on trade policy. The objective is to establish a common policy on imports from and exports to third countries.
Implementation the customs union. The objective is to abolish import duties on internal trade within the Benelux and to establish a common external tariff for trade with third countries.
The three countries sign a Customs Agreement. The objective is to establish a tariff union.
The governments of the three Benelux countries sign a monetary agreement. The objective is to create a framework for transactions and to strengthen economic ties.