The Council of the European Union
1952–2012 : sixty years of law and decision-making
This booklet sets out the origins and history of the Council of the European Union. It outlines the events that have marked the Council from the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community and its Council until today - treaty changes, crises and enlargements. It gives insight into the preparation of the Council work and the voting system. A selection of fundamental legal provisions illustrates this rich 60-year history.
- Corporate author(s): General Secretariat of the Council (Council of the European Union) Themes: Activities of the European Union, Information — Documentation
- Subject: accession to the European Union, Council of the European Union, ECSC Treaty, EU institution, European Council, history of Europe, legislation, operation of the Institutions, power of decision, powers of the institutions (EU), revision of the Treaty (EU)
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