the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which established the
European Economic Community and to recall the contribution to European
unity made by the exceptional personality of Jean Monnet, a
seminar-cum-round table was held at the India International Centre in
Delhi on February 2, 2007.
This publication includes the proceedings of the Seminar and a talk by Dr Karan Singh on India and the Ideal of Human Unity.
Helmut Schmidt: “Monnet is the rare example, I should say the unique
example, of a politician who could realize his objectives without this
essential element of politics that is power.”
US President John F. Kennedy to Jean Monnet: “You are transforming Europe by the power of a constructive idea.”