Signing of the Treaties of Rome

Type: Report   Reference: I-001662   Duration: 00:06:32  Lieu: Rome - Capitol
End production: 25/03/1957   First transmission: 25/03/1957
Rome, 25th of March 1957. At the Capitole, in the room of the Horaces and the Curiaces, took place the signing ceremony of the Treaties of Rome by the Ministers of the six Member States. This Treaty establishes the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC) and foresees the implementation of a customs union and the creation of institutions: the Commission, the Council, the Assembly and the Court of Justice of the EC.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:05:25 Title 00:00:05
00:05:30 Capitole Square, very crowded. (1 shot) 00:00:12
00:05:42 Room of the Horaces and the Curiaces. Entrance of Konrad Adenauer, German Federal Chancellor, followed by Antonio Segni, Italian Prime Minister. (2 shots) 00:00:17
00:05:59 Travelling (00:06:03): Johannes Linthorst Homan, Head of the Dutch delegation at the Intergovernmental Conference; Joseph Luns, Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs; Lambert Schaus, Head of the delegation of Luxembourg at the Intergovernmental Conference; Joseph Bech, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg; Gaetano Martino, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs; Antonio Segni, Italian Prime Minister; Walter Hallstein, German Federal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Konrad Adenauer, German Federal Chancellor, and Maurice Faure, French Deputy Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. (2 shots) 00:00:30
00:06:29 Close up on Konrad Adenauer. (1 shot) 00:00:02
00:06:32 Signing ceremony: Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian Minister for Foreign Affairs (00:06:34); Walter Hallstein (00:06:35); Gaetano Martino (00:06:45); Joseph Bech (00:06:52); Joseph Luns (00:07:02); Maurice Faure (00:07:11) and Konrad Adenauer (00:07:17). (7 shots) 00:01:03
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