European Social Charter

A complaint lodged against Greece by The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is declared admissible
 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Greece, Complaint No. 72/2011

[13/01/2012] The decision on the admissibility of the European Committee of Social Rights in the complaint International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Greece, No. 72/2011 is now public.

The complaint was registered on 8 July 2011. The decision on admissibility was adopted on 7 December 2011.

It concerns the effects of massive environmental pollution on the health of persons living near the Asopos river  and the industrial area of Inofyta, located 50 km north of Athens.

The complainant organisation alleges that the State has not taken sufficient measures to eliminate or reduce these dangerous effects and to ensure the right to health protection, in violation of Article 11 (right to health) of the Social Charter.

Complaint No.72/2011
Decision on admissibility