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1950

May

9

In 1950, in a speech inspired by Jean Monnet, the French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed integrating the coal and steel industries of western Europe.

June

3

Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany subscribe to the Schuman declaration.

August

26-28

The Council of Europe Assembly approves the Schuman plan.

September

19

The European Union of payments is created.

November

4

Signature of the Human Rights and Fundamental Rights Conventions in Rome, Italy.

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