Finland ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 21/06/2002, accepting 88 of the 98 paragraphs of the Revised Charter.

It ratified the Additional Protocol providing for a system of Collective Complaints on 17/07/1998. Finland has made a declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints.

Finland ratified the European Social Charter and the Additional Protocol to the Charter on 29/04/1991. It ratified the Amending Protocol to the Charter on 18/08/1994. 
 

The Charter in domestic law

Statutory ad hoc incorporation by specific implementing legislation.


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.

Finland factsheet


Latest national report on the implementation of the Social Charter in Finland

See previous reports in respect of Finland


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

See previous all conclusions in respect of Finland (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 Finland.


Table of accepted and non-accepted provisions by Finland

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

Finland ratified the Additional Protocol providing for a system of Collective Complaints on 17/07/1998. It has made a declaration enabling national NGOs to submit collective complaints.

Previous reports on the implementation of the Charter in law and in practice in Finland