Letter from Jean Monnet to Jacques Camille Paris (Paris, 1 August 1952)

As the future President of the ECSC High Authority, Jean Monnet is responsible for convening the first session of the Common Assembly. In a letter to Jacques Camille Paris, dated 1 August 1952, he expresses an interest in the facilities which the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe is willing to offer him, for the holding of the first session on the premises of the Consultative Assembly in Strasbourg. At the same time, he indicates his desire to maintain in full the independence and the inherent character of the new institution.

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Source: Archives historiques du Conseil de l'Europe - Historical archives of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg. European Coal and Steel Community (General File), 2428, Vol. 2 1950 (Août-novembre 1952).

Copyright: (c) Historical archives of the Council of Europe

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