Decisions adopted by the European Committee of Social rights at its 314th session

27/07/2020 Strasourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 314th session (6-10 July 2020): Decision on the merits in Associazione Professionale e Sindacale (ANIEF) v. Italy, Complaint No. 146/2017 The complaint Associazione Professionale et Sindacale (ANIEF) v. Italy, No. 146/2017, was registered...

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States Parties to the European Social Charter are invited to report on health, social security and social protection by 31 December 2020

27/07/2020 Strasbourg, France

The European Committee of Social Rights transmitted the questions to States Parties of the Revised European Social Charter and the 1961 Charter relating to the provisions belonging to the thematic group 2 on health, social security and social protection under the reporting procedure. States...

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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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Call for Tender

The European Social Charter is looking for international consultants

06/07/2020 Strasbourg, France

The Department of the European Social Charter of the Council of Europe is looking for international consultants for the provision of consultancy services on social rights and the European Social Charter to be requested by the Council on an as needed basis. The present tendering procedure aims to...

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314th session of the European Committee of Social Rights by video conference

6-10/07/2020 Strasbourg, France

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 314th session from 6 to 10 July 2020 by video conference. The Committee will examine the national reports for conclusions 2020 of the Social Charter, as well as conclusions XXII-1 (2020) of the 1961 Charter with respect to the Charter...

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Gender pay gap is still persistent in Europe

29:06/2020 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has adopted 15 decisions (see links below) on state compliance with the right to equal pay, as well as the right to equal opportunities in the workplace, following complaints which were lodged within the framework of the collective complaints...

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European Committee of Social Rights: election of members for 2021-2026

26/06/2020 Strasbourg, France

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, at the 1378th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies on 10 June 2020, adopted the procedure (CM/Del/Dec(2020)1378/6.3) for filling the five seats on the European Committee of Social Rights falling vacant on 31 December 2020, with the terms for...

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Decision adopted by the European Committee of Social rights at its 313th session

26/06/2020 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 313th session (16-17 June 2020): The decision on the merits in European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC) v. Czech Republic, Complaint No. 157/2017 The complaint was registered on 3 October 2017. Its...

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Exchange of views on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on social rights with the President of the European Committee of Social Rights and the Chair of the European Social Cohesion Platform

23/06/2020 Strasbourg, France

The President of the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR), Giuseppe Palmisano, and the Chair of the European Platform for Social Cohesion (PECS), Rita Skrebiškienė, participated on 23 June 2020 in an exchange of views on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on social rights and social...

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New complaint registered concerning Greece

19/06/2020 Strasbourg

Greek Bar Associations v. Greece, Complaint No. 196/2020 The complaint was registered on 28 May 2020. It concerns Articles 11 (the right to protection of health), 13 (the right to social and medical assistance), 16 (the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection),17 (the right...

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