On 8 June 1950, André Gros, jurisconsult at the French Foreign Ministry, comments on a telegram from Gilbert Grandval, French High Commissioner in the Saar, on the possible representation of this territory in the forthcoming negotiations between the Six in Paris for the implementation of the Schuman Plan.
Dans ses Mémoires, Jean Monnet explique sa conception des institutions envisagées au cours des négociations intergouvernementales qui s'ouvrent le 20 juin 1950 à Paris pour la mise en oeuvre du plan Schuman.
In his memoirs, Pierre Uri, Member of the French Delegation to the negotiations on the Schuman Plan, recalls the debates on the subject of the new institutions to be created within the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC).
On 1 August 1950, the French delegation for the Paris Conference on the Schuman Plan drafts a note setting out the economic and political principles underpinning the establishment of the coal and steel pool in Europe.
In this memorandum, Jean Monnet considers the possibility of building interinstitutional relations between the Council of Europe and the institutions provided for under the Schuman Plan for the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC).
On 26 September 1950, the French delegates for the negotiations on the Schuman Plan give precise answers to the questions raised by the committee of legal experts on the compatibility between the common market in coal and steel and the rules of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
In summer 1950, the French delegation to the Paris Conference on the Schuman Plan drafts a note describing the general nature of the four institutions planned to make up the future European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC).
On 30 October 1950, Albert Wehrer, Luxembourg diplomatic representative in Bonn, sends a report to Joseph Bech, Luxembourg Foreign Minister, in which he outlines the procedure that should be followed so that Luxembourg will be in a favourable position regarding the question of the seat of the institutions of the Coal and Steel Community.
On 9 September 1950, Pierre Uri, economic and financial adviser at the French National Planning Board, drafts a note for the meeting of the International Economic Association in Monaco in which he examines relations between the global economy and the common market in coal and steel that the Schuman Plan aims to establish in Europe.
Dans ses Mémoires, Jean Monnet évoque l'ouverture des marchés du charbon et de l'acier à la libre concurrence européenne ainsi que l'application des programmes de décartellisation industrielle en Allemagne.