European Social Charter

Activities and Events of the Charter 2008

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19 December
2008
Paris, France, Ministry of Health  A conference-debate entitled "Droits sociaux, droits de l'homme : le Conseil de l'Europe et nous?"organised by the Delegation for European and International Affairs was held at the Ministry of Health in Paris on 19 December 2008. The conference focussed on the impact of the instruments of the Council of Europe on social and health policy, and in particular on the role of the European Social Charter. Programme (French only)

Acts of the Conference (French only)

16 December 2008 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina In the framework of the Third Action Plan, in order to ensure the effectiveness of fundamental social rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a seminar  on the European Social Charter was held in Sarajevo. Programme
1 December 2008 Strasbourg, France, Council of Europe, Agora 40th anniversary ECSR in presence of Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mrs Polonca Koncar, Régis BrillatAn exchange of views was held with Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Committee's first working session. More information
27 November 2008 Podgorica, Montenegro In order to achieve a wider implementation of the European Social Charter and ensure fundamental social rights in  Montenegro, a seminar was held in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan. Programme
18 November 2008 Chisinau, Moldova Seminar on the European Social Charter, Chisinau, Moldova, 18 November 2008In the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan, a seminar was held in to evaluate the position of the Republic of Moldova in regard to the European Social Charter. Programme (French only)
13 November 2008 Moscow, Russian Federation A seminar in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan was held in Moscow, Russian Federation. Programme
21 October 2008 Strasbourg, France An exchange of views with representatives of the Swedish government on non-accepted provisions  of the European Social Charter, was held in Strasbourg during the 232nd session of the ECSR Programme
29 September to 1 October
2008
Yerevan, Armenia Meeting on non-accepted provisions of the European Social Charter was held in  Yerevan, Armenia. Programme
7 October 2008  

The Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina deposited the instrument of ratification of the Revised Charter (entry into force: 1 December 2008)                          

 
26-27 September 2008 Strasbourg,
France
Public hearing at the Court of Human Rights for a collective complaintA colloquy on Collective Complaints "Les réclamations collectives : dix ans après l'entrée en vigueur du protocole à la Charte sociale" was held at the Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg Programme
 
29 May 2008 Brussels,
Belgium
An exchange of views on the Social Charter with the Commission on employment and social affairs of the European Parliament Site of the European Parliament
19 May 2008 Paris,
France
joint meeting of the Bureaux of the European Committee of Social Rights and the Governmental Committee, Paris, May 2008Joint meeting between the Bureaux of the European Committee of Social Rights and the Governmental Committee  
6 - 7 May 2008 Kyiv, Ukraine Seminar organised in the framework of the Joint programme South Caucasus region/Ukraine on the European Social Charter (revised) was held in Kyiv, Ukraine from 6 to 7 May 2008. Programme  
22 April 2008 Zagreb, Croatia Seminar on the European Social Charter organised by the Council of Europe in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan Programme  
23 - 24 April 2008 Riga, Latvia View of the city of Riga, Latvia, April 2008European Social Charter seminar in Riga, Latvia, April 2008Seminar on the European Social Charter organised by the Council of Europe in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan Programme
 
17 - 18 March 2008 Skopje,
«Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia »
Seminar in Skopje for European Social Charter, March 2008Participants in Skopje seminar, March 2008 Seminar on the European Social Charter organised by the Council of Europe in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan Programme
 
12 February 2008 Bratislava, Slovakia Participants in Bratislava seminar, February 2008Mr Mikkola at Bratislava Seminar, February 2008Seminar on the European Social Charter (revised) organised by the Council of Europe in the framework of the Third Summit Action Plan Programme  
8 January 2008 Lisbon, Portugal Portuguese and European flagsParticipants in Lisbon seminar, January 2008Exchange of views with the Portuguese Government on non accepted provisions of the Social Charter by Portugal Programme