Usually abbreviated as EAEC
Also known as: Euratom
The international organization created by the Euratom Treaty (1957) by six Western European states (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany). The Treaty of Rome (1957) establishing the European Economic Community was signed the same day.
The objective of the European Atomic Energy Community was to reduce dependence on both oil imports and the depleting the coal reserves.
Also see:· Euratom Treaty (1957)