Political pressure groups and leaders: Christian and Socialist Trade Unions; Federation of Belgian Industries; numerous other associations representing bankers, manufacturers, middle-class artisans, and the legal and medical professions; various organizations represent the cultural interests of Flanders and Wallonia; various peace groups such as Pax Christi and groups representing immigrants
Definition: This entry includes a listing of organizations with leaders involved in politics, but not standing for legislative election.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of April 17, 2002
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