Eurasian Economic Community

Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC or EurasEC) merged with the Central Asian Cooperation Organization (CACO) in 2005, was established in May 2001 to create a common economic and energy policy.

Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council

The Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) began as the North Atlantic Cooperation Council (NACC) after NATO’s extension. Established on 8 November 1991 to discuss cooperation on mutual political and security issues.


Europe, the second smallest continent, is densely populated and divided into many different countries, which reflect the enormously varied physical, ethnic, cultural, and economic nature of the area. Learn more about Europe here.

European Central Bank

The European Central Bank (ECB) was established on 1 June 1998 to administer the EU Eurozone member states’ monetary policy.

European Community

The name was replaced in 1993 by the term European Union. The European Community continues to serve as a governing and administrative body for the EU.

European Free Trade Association

An organization that maintains free trade among its members allows each member to set its own tariffs in trading with the outside world.