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1964

January

10

Mr Hallstein is re-elected president of the EEC Commission.

March

21

Mr Duvieusart is elected president of the European Parliament.

May

4

Official opening of the Kennedy round of multilateral trade negotiations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The Community takes part in the meeting.

23-15/6

The World Conference on Trade and Development is held in Geneva, Switzerland.

June

1

The Yaoundé Convention enters into force.

July

1

The European Agriculture Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF) is set into place.

15

Costa/ENEL ruling. The European Court of Justice holds that Community law overrules national law.

September

18

The Council reaches an agreement as to the composition of the single Commission that will ultimately have nine members.

December

1

The Association Treaty signed by the EEC and Turkey enters into force.

15

The Council instructs the Commission to submit proposals on the financing of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and to submit proposals on the conditions for implementing the transfer to Community budget of levies on agricultural products.

30

The United Nations General Assembly creates the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as an organ of the General Assembly.

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