Friday, 24 March 2017

European Union - 60 years treaty of Rome- check out these free resources

The EU has been celebrating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome.
The Treaty of Rome, yis an international agreement that led to the founding of the European Economic Community (EEC) on 1 January 1958. It was signed on 25 March 1957 by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany.

 to mark the occasion it has also been discussing its future.
It also has a special commemorative page where tyou can view EU60 in 60 seconds.

Eurlex - the official EU legal site has a special feature on the Rome Treaty . It includes the full text plus explanations and glossaries of terms.
The EU bookshop has a new publication called the Europe Story with interesting facts and figres which you can download. It also has a selction of free books on European Union history.

 AEI Archive of European Integration
 is a great  electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification which has been created by the University of Pittsburgh and provides free aces to thousands of historic documents, reprts and journal articles covering all aspects of history
CVCE √† l’Universit√© du Luxembourg has historic materials in French . It has a good section on historic events.

The Historical Archives of the EU are administered by the European University Institute of Florence. Get access to their catalogues and study guides from the website

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