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An overview of a special joint plenary session is pictured on January... News PhotoBerlin,Bundesrat,Celebration,Cooperation,Diplomacy,Elysée Treaty,Event,Germany,High Angle View,Horizontal,Plenary Session,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn overview of a special joint plenary session is pictured on January 22, 2013 at the Bundesrat in Berlin as part of the celebration to mark 50 years since the Elysee Treaty launched after WWII French-German cooperation. In signing the landmark treaty on January 22, 1963, then French president Charles de Gaulle and West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer sealed a new era of reconciliation between the former foes which has since driven European unity. AFP PHOTO / CARSTEN KOALL (Photo credit should read CARSTEN KOALL/AFP/Getty Images)