Modified Brussels Treaty (Paris, 23 October 1954)

The Brussels Treaty of 17 March 1948, modified and completed by the protocols signed in Paris on 23 October 1954 which enter into force on 6 May 1955. The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and Italy accede to the modified Treaty. The ‘Consultative Council’ becomes the ‘Council of Western European Union’ (Article VIII), and the organisation established by the Treaty is renamed ‘Western European Union’ (WEU).

Source and copyright

Source: Text of Modified Brussels Treaty (Paris, 23 October 1954). [ON-LINE]. [Brussels]: Western European Union, [06.10.2000]. Available on
Brussels Treaty as amended by the Protocol modifying and completing the Brussels Treaty, signed at Paris on October 23, 1954, Texts of the Treaty and the Protocols. Brussels: Western European Union, [s.d.]. 40 p.

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