The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) convention, which includes Austria, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, is signed in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Stockholm Convention establishing the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) enters into force.
The Council adopts legislation on the European Social Fund. The aim of the fund is promoting employment and geographical and professional mobility of workers within the Community.
The European Social Fund regulation enters into force.
The Convention establishing the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) is signed in Brussels, Belgium.
The Organisation for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC) becomes the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).