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Spaak

Paul Henri . 1899--1972, Belgian statesman, first socialist premier of Belgium (1937--38); a leading advocate of European unity, he was president of the consultative assembly of the Council of Europe (1949--51) and secretary-general of NATO (1957--61)
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Paul-Henri Spaak, qui fut repetiteur a l'Ecole ouvriere superieure dirigee par De Man, reconnait avoir << toujours ete seduit, peut-etre meme un peu subjugue, par sa personnalite >>.
The Spaak committee devised a system that balanced the voting power of states of varying size.
The idea that European integration has proceeded through the efforts of a handful of "inspirers" (the phrase is Charles de Gaulle's) such as Jean Monnet, Paul-Henri Spaak, Walter Hallstein, and Altiero Spinelli against the will of a bamboozled European public is not so much false as ludicrous.
That morning, the first to come to the garden were the guests from Room 18, the Van der Spaak family, with Belgian passports, father, mother, and son.
* From his introduction to the plastics industry as a draftsman/designer for an early manufacturer of injection molding machines to the 20 years he devoted to the processing and market development of polyethylene, Albert Spaak's industrial career has focused on sharing his knowledge and developing technical talent in those around him.
Ex-German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and Belgian politician Paul-Henri Spaak are also in the running.
Moreover, part of the Paul Henri Spaak building has been closed to the public.
Based on the books by Michael Dibdin, "Zen" features Sewell as Aurelio Zen, a Venetian separated from his wife, living with his mother (Catherine Spaak), and cursed with an honest streak in a den of thieves and scoundrels.
They are (back row, from left) Robert Simpson, Makhan Singh, Bob Battye, Ricky Pearson, Andre Spaak and Gary Marshall; Pete Bull, Richard Green, Archie Gibson, Jimmy Kelly, Stevie Walton and Brian King.
The work of glass artist Ruth Spaak will be featured on a new online gallery called www.VISUALforBUSINESS.com, which is launching on Thursday.
The architects of the EU - Spinelli, Salter and Monnet - intended Europe would become a single bureaucratic entity run by unelected bureaucrats in Brussels and Belgium's Prime Minister Paul Henri Spaak advised them to pretend it was concerned only with economic co-operation.
Gavin Buckley, Ronnie Bowker; Henry Cairns-Terry, Elizabeth Gravestock, James Larner; Ronnie Bowker, Arjay Dodhia, Mark Stanway; Mark Grafton, Ruth Spaak, David Twomlow, Jacqueline Twomlow; Gavin Buckley; Mary Parsons, Paula Bailey; Les Piper