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Congress of Europe

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DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405189224.2011.x


Meeting of some 800 politicians, lawyers, economists, and other experts from many parts of Europe that was held at The Hague in May 1948. Organized by the International Committee of the Movements for European Unity, it was deliberately designated as a “congress” to echo the vienna congress peacemaking of 1814–15. churchill served as its President-of-Honor. Despite the insubstantiality of his own rhetoric about the need to create a “United Europe,” this all-party gathering heightened public consciousness about the campaign for european integration and helped to inspire the formation both of the European Movement in October 1948 and of the council of europe in May 1949. ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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