My Road Towards Maastricht

  • Wilfried Martens

One of the principal ongoing tasks of a Belgian Prime Minister, besides trans-Atlantic relations and cooperation with the former colonies in Africa, is of course Europe. I was a member of the European Council of Heads of State and Government for more than twelve years. Initially, due to my age and limited experience, I was very much the newcomer, but I gradually became one of the more familiar fgures, thanks to the central role of Belgium in the process of European integration and my long record of service.


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© Centre for European Studies 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilfried Martens
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  1. 1.Handelstraat/Rue du Commerce 10BrusselsBelgium

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