The European Union, Paris Treaty 1951

The European Union, Paris Treaty 1951
The European Union, Paris Treaty 1951

The European Union, Paris Treaty 1951

Settlement laying out the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)

The Treaty laying out the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) was endorsed in Paris by Belgium, France, Italy, the Federal Republic of Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. It went into force for a 50-year time span. Individuals from the European Parliamentary Assembly were chosen by their public parliaments. The Assembly reserved the option to excuse the High Authority (antecedent to the present Commission).

  • Signed in: Paris (France) 18 April 1951
  • Entry into force: 23 July 1952
  • Expired: 23 July 2002

 

SEE ALSO:

The European Court of Human Rights (1959);

Creation of the European Union (1993);

The International Criminal Court (2002).

 

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