Address given by Pierre Pflimlin (Strasbourg, 28 January 1977)

At the official opening ceremony of the ‘Palais de l’Europe’ on 28 January 1977, following the city’s donation to the European institutions of the building land required, Pierre Pflimlin, Mayor of Strasbourg, speaks on behalf of the people of Strasbourg, welcoming the new building, which has been designed to meet the requirements not only of the Council of Europe but also of the European Parliament and represents a promise of unity in the future.

Source and copyright

Source: Inauguration of the Palais de l'Europe 28 January 1977, Speeches. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1977. 26 p.

Copyright: (c) Council of Europe

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