Address by Geert Johannes Nicolaas Maria Ruygers on the political integration of Europe (Amsterdam, 1–2 October 1954)

On 1 and 2 October 1954, the Congress of the Dutch Federation of Trade Unions (Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingen, NVV) is held. At the Congress, Geert Johannes Nicolaas Maria Ruygers, deputy leader of the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) and a Dutch Member of Parliament, gives an address on the issues surrounding the political and economic integration of Western Europe and particularly refers to the failure of the European Defence Community (EDC).

Source and copyright

Source: RUYGERS, G.j.n.m.. De politieke Éénwording. In: De eenwording van Europa: Redevoeringen uitgesproken in het buitengewoon congres van het N.V.V. over de integratie van Europa gehouden op en 1 en 2 October 1954. Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingen. 01-10-1954/02-10-1954. pp.30-40.

Copyright: All rights of reproduction, public communication, adaptation, distribution or dissemination via Internet, internal network or any other means are strictly reserved in all countries. The documents available on this Web site are the exclusive property of their authors or right holders. Requests for authorisation are to be addressed to the authors or right holders concerned. Further information may be obtained by referring to the legal notice and the terms and conditions of use regarding this site.

This document is also available in…

The PDF content cannot be displayed in the browser. To view the content, please install
Download Content