Croatia ratified the European Social Charter as well as the Additional Protocol to the Charter on 26/02/2003. It has accepted 40 of the Charter’s 72 paragraphs, and 3 of the 4 articles of the Additional Protocol.

Croatia ratified the Amending Protocol to the Charter and the Additional Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints on 26/02/2003. It has not made a declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints. Croatia signed the Revised European Social Charter on 6 November 2009, but has not yet ratified it.
 

The Charter in domestic law

Automatic incorporation based on Article 134 of the Constitution “International agreements concluded and ratified in accordance with the Constitution and made public shall be part of domestic legislation of the Republic of Croatia and shall prevail over national laws. Their provisions may be changed or repealed only under the conditions and in the way specified therein, or in compliance with the general rules of international law”.


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.

Croatia factsheet


Latest national report by Croatia

See previous reports in respect of Croatia


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 Croatia


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

  • Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights 2019 concerning Croatia (Thematic group Children, families and migrants)
  • Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights 2018 concerning Croatia (Thematic group Labour rights)
  • Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights 2017 concerning Croatia (Thematic group Health, social security and social protection)
  • Conclusions of the European Committee of Social Rights 2016 concerning Croatia (Thematic group Employment, training and equal opportunities)

See previous all conclusions in respect of Croatia (HUDOC)


Table of accepted and non-accepted provisions by Croatia

Grey = Accepted provisions

1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.1 3.2 3.3
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
9 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 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 16 17 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
AP1 AP2 AP3 AP4 AP = Additional Protocol

 


Collective complaints procedure

Croatia ratified the Amending Protocol to the Charter and the Additional Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints on 26/02/2003. It has not made a declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints. 

Previous national reports by Croatia