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Key EU terms: G

22 February 2010
by Ina Dimireva -- last modified 22 February 2010

A list of key EU legal terminology: G


Geneva Convention

The convention relating to the status of refugees done at Geneva on 28 July 1951. The convention is supplemented by the New York Protocol of 31 January 1967. All Member States are party to the convention and the protocol.

Grotius II-criminal

A European Commission programme designed to develop training, exchange of expertise, and work programmes for the criminal justice system in order to strengthen cooperation between the law enforcement practitioners in the Member States.


A European Commission programme of incentives and exchanges for legal practitioners in the area of civil law, with the aim of facilitating judicial cooperation between Member States by fostering mutual knowledge of legal and judicial systems.

Source: European Commission - Justice and Home Affairs

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