Treaty of Rome (1957)

Disciplines: Law, Economics

Official name: The Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community

The treaty signed on 25 March 1957 by six Western European states (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany) that established the European Economic Community. The Euratom Treaty (1957) establishing the European Atomic Energy Community was also signed the same day.

The treaty came into effect on 1 January 1958.

The Treaty of Rome was amended by the Maastricht Treaty (1992), and then later renamed "Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union" by the Treaty of Lisbon (2007).


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