Hallstein Will Discuss European Economy
Walter Hallstein, the chief executive officer of the European Common Market, will discuss "Economic Integration and Political Unity in Europe" Monday night at 8 p.m. in the Dunster House dining hall. Hallstein has been president of the Commission of the European Economic Community since 1958.
In his work with the EEC (also known as the Common Market) Halstein has dealt with a wide range of problems from each of the six member nations--France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
A leader in the movement for European unity, he headed the German delegation to the Schuman Plan Conference in 1950. From 1951 to 1958 he was West Germany's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. Hallstein has taught at the Universities of Bonn, Munich, Rostock, and Frankfort, where he was Rector during 1946-48. He has written widely on economics and politics.