Commission of Enquiry on Transactions in Gold
The Commission of Enquiry on Transactions in Gold carried out between the Portuguese and the German authorities between 1936 and 1945 was created by Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 57/98, of April 8, 1998. In fulfillment of its mandate, the commission published a report on the wartime gold transactions between the Portuguese and the German authorities as well as on the postwar negotiations carried out between Portugal and the Tripartite Commission with respect to those transactions. The commission disbanded in January 1999, upon completion of its report.
Members of the commission included:
- Dr. Mario Soares, Former President
- Prof. Joaquim Costa Leite
- Dr. Joshua Ruah
- Prof. Jaime Reis
- Prof. Antonio Telo
- Prof. Luis Campos o Cunha
Portugal participated in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets.
Portugal participated in the London Conference on Nazi Gold.
Portugal participated in the Vilnius International Forum on Holocaust Era Looted Cultural Assets. Proceedings of the Forum can be found at http://www.vilniusforum.lt.