Excerpt from a speech made by Jean Monnet (Luxembourg, inaugural session of the High Authority, 10 August 1952)

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In his opening speech delivered on 10 August 1952 at the inaugural session of the High Authority, Jean Monnet makes it clear that the ECSC wishes to be totally open to other States and international organisations.

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Source: Plan Schuman: ouverture de la première séance de la Haute Autorité de la CECA / Jean Monnet.- Luxembourg: CLT [Prod.], 10.08.1952. CLT-UFA, Luxembourg. - SON (02:00, Montage, Son original).
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Photo: Le premier projet pour l'Europe unie, qui servit de base au Plan Schuman, fut conçu par Jean Monnet. Luxembourg. Noir et blanc.

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