The European Social Charter and Equality

17/09/2021 Strasbourg, France

How are equality and non-discrimination guaranteed by the European Social Charter? On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the European Social Charter, Karin Lukas, President of the European Committee of Social Rights, makes an overview of the specific Charter provisions that guarantee...

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60 years on bringing the European Social Charter into changed times

6 October 2021 Rome, Italy

The University of Roma Tre (Department of Law, Roma Tre International Centre for Research "Diritto e Globalizzazione") together with the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, and with the support of the Department of the European Social Charter of the Council of Europe, are organising...

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Decisions adopted by the European Committee of Social rights at its 322nd session

14/09/2021 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 322nd session (6-10 September 2021): The decision on admissibility in Validity Foundation v. Finland, Complaint No. 197/2020 The complaint was registered on 26 October 2020. Validity alleges that the measures taken by the Government to...

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322nd session of the European Committee of Social Rights

6-10 September 2021 Strasbourg, France

The European Committee of Social Rights will hold its 322nd session from 6 to 10 September entirely by videoconference. The Committee will continue the examination of the national reports* for Conclusions XXII-2 (2021) of the 1961 Charter and for Conclusions 2021 of the revised Charter with...

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New complaint registered concerning Italy

02/09/2021 Strasbourg

The complaint was registered on 4 August 2021. It concerns Articles 1§2 (the right to work), 4§4 (the right to a fair remuneration), 6§4 (the right to bargain collectively) and 10 (the right to vocational training) as well as Article E (non-discrimination) in conjunction with each of the relevant...

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