Reference : Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a Vision of Europe
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Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a Vision of Europe
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Danescu, Elena mailto [University of Luxembourg > Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) > >]
12-Dec-2016
National
DEIS Lectures
08-12-2016
University of Luxembourg
Belval
Luxembourg
[en] Concemporary History ; European Integration Process ; Luxembourg and the European Integration ; Economic and Montary Union ; The Werner Report ; Pierre Werner ; Original archives
[en] One of the major research projects currently under way is dedicated to the European vocation and achievements of Pierre Werner, a former Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, unanimously recognised as one of the architects of Economic and Monetary Union. The first stage of the research project particularly focuses on the plan for the establishment by stages of an economic and monetary union (more widely known as the Werner Report or the Werner Plan), drawn up by a group of experts chaired by Pierre Werner and officially presented on 8 October 1970 in Luxembourg.

The project will then concentrate on the events that subsequently led to Economic and Monetary Union, as seen through the eyes of Pierre Werner and from the perspective of his own contribution; it will also examine a number of issues in which the former Luxembourg Prime Minister was particularly involved, such as the question of the seats of the institutions, the Luxembourg Compromise, the accession of the United Kingdom, and cooperation between the Benelux countries and the Belgo-Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU).

Project Manager: Dr Elena Danescu (elena.danescu@uni.lu)
Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe - CVCE, University of Luxembourg ; Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) > Contemporary European History (EHI)
Fondation Pierre Werner
Pierre Werner and Europe
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/31595
https://www.cvce.eu/en/project/werner/introduction

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