High Authority

High Authority in Europe

Description of High Authority

The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes high authority in the following terms: [1] Under the Treaty of Paris, the High Authority of the ECSC was responsible for creating and supervising the European common market in coal and steel. Jean Monnet became its first president in 1952. In 1967 the High Authority was replaced by the Commission when the institutions of the ECSC, the EEC and Euratom were merged.

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Notas y References

  1. Based on the book “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)

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