THE EUROPEAN UNION

Timeline created by Gabriela.merino
In History
  • Speech by Robert Schuman

    Speech by Robert Schuman
    Robert Schumann was a German composer, pianist and music critic of the 19th century. He is considered one of the most important and representative composers of musical Romanticism. Schumann left his law studies with the intention of pursuing a career as a virtuoso pianist.
  • ECSC was founded

    ECSC was founded
    The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) was an organisation of six European countries created after World War II to regulate their industrial production under a centralised authority. It was formally established in 1951 by the Treaty of Paris, signed by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany.
  • Treaties of Rome were signed

    Treaties of Rome were signed
    he "Treaties of Rome" were signed in Rome on 25th March 1957. They are considered as the foundation acts of the European Community. The first Treaty established the European Economic Community (EEC) while the second one established the European Atomic Energy Community, better known as EURATOM.
  • EEC was founded 'Inner Six'

    EEC was founded 'Inner Six'
    The six inland, or simply "the six", were the six founding Member States of the European Communities. They were in contrast to the external seven that formed the European Free Trade Association instead of participating in supranational European integration.
  • ECC was enlarged to nine members

    ECC was enlarged to nine members
    The European Economic Community (EEC) was a regional organisation that aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states. It was created by the Treaty of Rome of 1957.[note 1] Upon the formation of the European Union (EU) in 1993, the EEC was incorporated and renamed the European Community (EC). In 2009, the EC's institutions were absorbed into the EU's wider framework and the community ceased to exist.
  • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) was founded

    European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) was founded
    The European Regional Development Fund is the main financial instrument of the European Commission's Regional and Cohesion Policy aimed at contributing to the correction of the main regional imbalances within the Union
  • ECC was enlarged to ten members

    ECC was enlarged to ten members
  • ECC was enlarged to twelve members and single European Act was signed

    ECC was enlarged to twelve members and single European Act was signed
  • Maastricht Treatry came into force

    Maastricht Treatry came into force
    The Treaty on European Union or Maastricht Treaty is, together with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, one of the founding treaties of the European Union
  • EU was enlarged to fifteen members

    EU was enlarged to fifteen members
    The European Union is a political community governed by the rule of law and constituted on a sui generis basis as an international organization born to promote and welcome integration and governance in common by the States and peoples of Europe
  • European Central Bank was founded

    European Central Bank was founded
    The European Central Bank is the central bank of the European Union countries that have the euro as their currency. Together with the central banks of the other EU states outside the Eurozone, it forms the European System of Central Banks
  • Adoption of the Teatry of Nice, wich came into force in 2003

    Adoption of the Teatry of Nice, wich came into force in 2003
    Adoption” is the act by which the form and content of a proposed treaty text are finalized and established. The adoption of the text of a treaty often takes place through the expression of the consent of the states participating in the drafting process.
  • The euro came into circulation

    The Euro (EUR) is the currency used by the institutions of the European Union (EU), as well as the official currency of the Eurozone, which consists of 19 of the 27 EU Member States
  • EU was enlarged to twenty-five members

    EU was enlarged to twenty-five members
  • EU was enlarged to twentu-seven members

    EU was enlarged to twentu-seven members
  • Treaty of Lisbon came into force

    Treaty of Lisbon came into force
    The Treaty of Lisbon, an international agreement amending the two treaties that form the constitutional basis of the European Union, was signed by the EU Member States on 13 December 2007 and entered into force on 1 December 2009.
  • EU was enlarged to twenty-eight members

    EU was enlarged to twenty-eight members