Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Council of Europe meet in Rome, Italy.
Italian newsreel titles read: 'Il Consiglio d'Europa si riunisce a Roma'.
L/S of Palace (Palazzo Barbarini) with flags of all nations flying. L/S of photographers active in the conference room.
Several shots of the conference in session showing delegates - Ernest Davies of Great Britain, Ambassador for France Fouques-Duparc, Herr Hallstein of Western Germany, Van Zeeland of Belgium, Minister Joseph Bech of Luxembourg, Minister Averoff of Turkey, the Greek delegate, Ambassador for Sweden, Westman, Minister Bjarni Benediktsson of Iceland, Sean McBride of Ireland, Minister Halvard Lange of Norway, Minister Stikker delegate of Holland / Netherlands.
M/S of Chairman Paul Spaak seated. L/S of Schumann shaking hands with a delegate across table. Various shots of the conference in session.