States

Events

removal of internal barriers

1960

commission wants to accelerate progress on the removal of internal barriers

-CET +CAP

1960

commission erected CET and created CAP

negotiations proceedings of France

1961
  1. new association for Africa
  2. the CAP

CAP comes into force

1962

CAP came into force

1963 crisis

1963

de Gaulle votes against British application for membership to EEC

Empty chair Crisis

1965

1.more serious crisis than the one in 1963,
2.de Gaulle withdrew France from participation in the work of the Council of Ministers
3.Comission wanted to have their own resources/own money
4. France doesn't show up on any meetings

Luxembourg Compromise

1966
  1. Agreement not to proceed with the Commission's proposals
  2. France demanded no transition to majority voting in the Council of Europe
  3. veto power

THE HAGUE SUMMIT

1969
  • Aim of relaunching European integration, completion, widening and deepening -CET gets its own budget

COMPLETION --> achieved through allowing the EC to have its own resources for the first time.
WIDENING --> achieved through the entry of Britain, Denmark and Ireland into the EC in 1973
Deepening --> achieved through EPC, bad cooperation on monetary union due to $ crisis

Economic Crisis

1971 - 1979
  1. stagflation (unemployment + inflation)

IMS collapses

1971

OPEC - oil crisis

1973

OPEC multiplied the price of oil by 4, it killed all of the industries especially car ones. Europe wanted to cooperate with Middle East, it lead to common policy through Venice Declaration

Leadership changes

1974

German and French leaders were changed, they had more practical approach towards policy

Creation of European Council

1974

It was created to make sure that empty chair crisis and economics problems didn't happen again by means of the high authority

European Monetary System

1978

European Council proposed to create European Monetary System

enlargement of the european community

1980

Portugal, Greece joined the EC

British Budget Debate

1980
  1. small and very solid agricultural systems
  2. huge international tariffs
  3. system was subsidised a lot

Fontainebleau

1984

Introduction of qualified majority voting into the proceedings of the Council of Ministers

Budget Reform

1984

financial mechanism that reduced the UK contribution to the budget

single european act

1985

this first proposal of SEA, revision of treaty of Rome
1. it introduces corporation procedure
2. it extends qualified majority voting

SEA signed

1986

comes into force in 1987