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1

Schumann Declaration

1950

2

European Coal and Steel Treaty

1951

3

Treaty of Rome

1957 - Creation of the European Economic Community (EEC)

4

Merger Treaty 1967

European communities now have common institutions

5

European Communities

ECSC, EEC, EURATOM

6

Treaty on European Union/Maastricht

1992
- EEC renamed EC and actually got power
- Three Pillar Structure
- EC New Powers

7

Maastricht, EC's new powers?

TEU amended and expanded existing European Community Treaties in a number of significant respects (and added to EC pillar so there is legal competence)
• Social Chapter
• Citizenship
• Economic and Monetary union

8

THREE PILLARS?

ONE – European Communities (ECSC, EURATOM, EEC)
TWO – Common Foreign and Security Policy (war, terrorism)
THREE – Justice and Home Affairs (torts, police, crime, immigration, asylum, visas)

9

Treaty of Amsterdam 1997

Some JHA things were moved to EC “Treaty of Rome” territory = now has legal base

10

Treaty of Nice 2000

Took away veto on asylum and immigration = now more supranational

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Treaty of Lisbon 2007

De-pillarization! Merging of existing treaties
- 3rd pillar merged into Maastricht
- 2nd pillar not merged, but becomes a chapter in the treaty which reproduces what was the 2nd pillar