Bulgaria ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 07/06/2000, accepting 62 of its 98 paragraphs, as well as the system of collective complaints.

Declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints: not made yet.
 

The Charter in domestic law

Automatic incorporation based on the Constitution, Article 5(4): “Any international instruments which have been ratified by the constitutionally established procedure, promulgated, and come into force with respect to the Republic of Bulgaria, shall be considered part of the domestic legislation of the country. They shall supersede any domestic legislation stipulating otherwise.”


Country factsheets

The country factsheets include detailed information on the findings of the European Committee of Social Rights when monitoring the application of the Charter at national level, as well as examples of progress in the implementation of the rights protected by the Charter.

Bulgaria factsheet


Latest national report by Bulgaria

See previous reports in respect of Bulgaria


Latest conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR)

See previous all conclusions in respect of Bulgaria (HUDOC)


Latest findings of the European Committee of Social Rights

Findings 2019 of the European Committee of Social Rights on the follow-up to decisions on the merits in collective complaints in respect of Bulgaria.


Table of accepted and non-accepted provisions by Bulgaria

Grey = Accepted provisions

1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.1
3.2 3.3 3.4 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 5 6.1 6.2 6.3
6.4 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 8.1
8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 9 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 11.1 11.2
11.3 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 14.1 14.2 15.1
15.2 15.3 16 17.1 17.2 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 19.1 19.2 19.3
19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.10 19.11 19.12 20 21 22
23 24 25 26.1 26.2 27.1 27.2 27.3 28 29 30 31.1
31.2 31.3  

 

Meetings and reports on non-accepted provisions


Collective complaints procedure

Bulgaria accepted the system of collective complaints. Declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints: not made yet.

Previous national reports by Bulgaria