First meeting of the Commission of the EEC
Brussels - Chateau of Val-Duchesse
After their nomination, the Members of the first Commission of the EEC gathered at the Château of Val-Duchesse in Brussels, on the 16th of January 1958 where they took the public solemn undertaking stated by the Treaty of Rome.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Road sign indicating the Château of Val-Duchesse; arrival of a car; journalists (3 shots)
||Walter Hallstein, President of the Commission of the EEC, and Sicco Mansholt, Vice-President of the Commission of the EEC in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Social Affairs, Agriculture (President of the group) and Administration
||General view (from left to right, 00:09:17): Walter Hallstein; Sicco Mansholt; Robert Lemaignen, Member of the Commission of the EEC in charge of Social Affairs, Agriculture, Transport and Overseas Countries and Territories (President of the group), and Jean Rey, Member of the Commission of the EEC in charge of External Relations (President of the group), Internal Market and Competition
||Speech by Walter Hallstein (no sound) (2 shots)