Ceremony to mark the expiry of the ECSC Treaty (Brussels, 23 July 2002)

On 23 July 2002, in Brussels, the flag of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) is lowered during a ceremony held in the presence of Romano Prodi, President of the European Commission, and of Enrico Gibellieri, the last President of the ECSC Consultative Committee, to mark the expiry of the Treaty of Paris which established the ECSC for a period of 50 years. Later, at a reception at the Egmont Palace, Romano Prodi pays a warm tribute to the work of the first European Community and to individual former officials of the High Authority.

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Source: Médiathèque centrale de la Commission européenne, Berlaymont 4/363, 200 rue de la Loi B-1049 Bruxelles.
Cérémonie CECA Prodi + ECSC Treaty- Bruxelles: Commission européenne [Prod.], 23.07.2002. DG Press & Communication, Commission européenne, Bruxelles. - VIDEO (00:03:53, Couleur, Son original).

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