Latvia ratified the European Social Charter on 31/01/2002. It has signed and ratified the Amending Protocol to the Charter on 09/12/2003.

Latvia ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 26 March 2013, accepting 90 of the 98 paragraphs of the Revised Charter.

Latvia has neither signed nor ratified the Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints.
 

The Charter in domestic law

The Charter is recognized as having immediate legal effects in the domestic legal order. Article 68. “Any international treaty which requires a transposition by Law into domestic order shall be ratified by the Parliament (Saeima)”.


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.

Latvia factsheet


Latest national report by Latvia

See previous reports in respect of Latvia


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

See all conclusions in respect of Latvia (HUDOC)


Table of accepted and non-accepted provisions by Latvia

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

Latvia has neither signed nor ratified the Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints.


Previous national reports by Latvia

European Social Charter (revised)

1961 Charter