Proposed flag for the European Communities (1960)

On 19 November 1960, during a debate held in the European Parliamentary Assembly on the flag of the European Communities, the Dutch representative, Wilhelmus Johannes Schuijt, proposes an emblem with vertical red, yellow, green and blue stripes and a circle of six silver stars. However, his suggestion does not find approval among his colleagues in the Assembly.

Source and copyright

Source: Député européen montrant le drapeau de la CECA. Parlement européen. Noir et blanc.

Copyright: (c) European Parliament

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Proposed flag for the European Communities (1960)