Fundamental Rights Forum 2021

The European Social Charter: a story on equality

11/10/2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe will host a series of sessions at the hybrid Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 on 11 and 12 October 2021. A panel debate on how the European Social Charter, the only specialised legal instrument on social rights in Europe, and the findings of the European Committee of Social...

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COE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

Against Ageism and Towards Active Social Citizenship for Older Persons

27/09/2021 Strasbourg, France

How can we combat ageism and ensure active social citizenship for older persons? How can we effectively use international human rights instruments and in particular the European Social Charter to combat discrimination against older people? How can we better cooperate to ensure the rights of older...

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How can National Human Rights Institutions and Equality Bodies engage with the European Committee of Social Rights

22 and 24/02/2021 Strasbourg, France

The Department of the European Social Charter, in collaboration with ENNHRI and Equinet, is organising two online events “How can National Human Rights Institutions and Equality Bodies engage with the European Committee of Social Rights under the monitoring procedures of the European Social...

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10th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights

Sustainable economic and social recovery based on an equality and human rights approach

09/07/2020 Strasbourg, France

The CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights organises an online event on Sustainable economic and social recovery based on an equality and human rights approach on 9 July 2020. The objectives of the meeting are to highlight the lessons about specific risks and...

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ENNHRI Interactive tool on economic and social rights

27/01/2020 Strasbourg, France

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have a mandate to work towards the implementation of all human rights, including economic and social rights. Through their broad human rights mandate and variety of functions, NHRIs play an essential role in advancing the enjoyment of economic and social...

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9th meeting CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights

Justiciability of social and economic rights in Europe: the role of international and national judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, National Human Rights Institutions and National Equality Bodies

28/11/2019 Strasbourg, France

The 9th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights will be held on 28 November 2019 in Strasbourg. The main objectives of the meeting will be to introduce and discuss the role played by domestic courts and international judicial and quasi-judicial...

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ENNHRI Annual Conference 2019

Realising Economic and Social Rights in Europe – The Role of National Human Rights Institutions

14/11/2019 Brussels, Belgium

The Annual Conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) was held in Brussels on 14 November 2019. The conference brought together European National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) with regional and international organisations and civil society to showcase...

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Independent national defenders for a stronger social Europe post 2020: using the synergies between the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Social Charter to advance the sustainable development goals in the social area

20/05/2019 Brussels, Belgium

What can be done to help protect people’s social rights - from education, to housing, to employment and healthcare - and to tackle extremes of poverty and inequality? How can be used the synergies between the European Social Charter and the European Pillar of Social Rights to promote social...

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8th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

Resilience under pressure: equality and human rights in times of economic and financial turbulences

10/04/2019 Athens, Greece

The 8th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights will be held on 10 April 2019 in Athens, Greece. The meeting will aim in particular at identifying the implications of austerity measures for equality and human rights and discussing possible...

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Study on the European Pillar of Social Rights and the role of the European Social Charter in the European Union legal order

19/12/2018 Strasbourg, France

The study, conducted by Olivier de Schutter, Professor at UCLouvain and SciencesPo and Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, was initiated following the request of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-Equinet Platform on Economic and Social Rights and it was presented at the last...

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7th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on Social and Economic Rights

28/11/2018 Strasbourg, France

The 7th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights to be held on 28 November 2018 in the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, aims in particular at improving the understanding of current trends and challenges relating to the right to housing,...

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6th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

16/05/2018 Belfast, United Kingdom

The right to housing and in particular Articles 16 and 31 of the European Social Charter will be discussed at the 6th Meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights to be held in Belfast (United Kingdom) on 16 May 2018. The meeting is organised at the...

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5th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

26/09/2017 Riga, Latvia

The 5th Meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights, organised at the initiative of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia, aims in particular at initiating a discussion on the implementation of particular articles of the European Social Charter....

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4th meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Platform on social and economic rights

28/03/2017 Strasbourg, France

The fourth meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on social and economic rights will focus on the relationship between the European Pillar of Social Rights and the European Social Charter in the light of the various contributions sent to the European Commission; it will...

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3rd Meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on Social and Economical Rights

10/10/2016 Belgrade, Serbia

The 3rd meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on economic and social rights aims at increasing mutual awareness and knowledge among partners, with a focus on providing updates about practices in monitoring the respect of social and economic rights at the national, regional...

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2nd meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on social and economic rights

28/01/2016 Strasbourg, France

The 2nd meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on social and economic rights, held in Strasbourg on 28 January 2016, aimed at increasing mutual awareness and knowledge, with a focus on the definition of the Platform’s objectives as well as ways of achieving them. The...

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Launching event of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on social and economic rights

15/10/2015 Strasbourg, France

The launching meeting of the CoE-FRA-ENNHRI-EQUINET Collaborative Platform on social and economic rights is a follow-up activity to the joint conference of the Council of Europe (CoE), the European Network of Equality Bodies (EQUINET), the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions...

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