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1957

March

25

The Treaties establishing the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) are signed by Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands in Rome. As of today, they will be referred to as the "Treaties of Rome".

April

17

The protocols on the privileges and immunities granted to the European Communities and on the statute of the European Court of Justice are signed in Brussels, Belgium.

October

8

The ECSC High Authority is requested by its Council to prepare a general policy on energy.

November

27

Hans Furler is elected President of the Common Assembly of the ECSC.

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