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Multimedia documents on the European Social Charter in the context of its 50th anniversary 18 October 1961 - 18 October 2011

The opening for signature of the European Social Charter in Turin on October 18 1961 was filmed by the Italian broadcaster RAI. The images were recently made available to the Council of Europe by kind permission of RAI, for use on its Internet site. View

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This illustrated radio report explains the history of the European Social Charter and the continuing challenges it faces in addressing problems concerning social rights in Europe.
Radio report by René Wyndham

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A place to live
This web documentary examines the problems of finding decent living conditions in Paris for people on low incomes. It coincides with the 50th anniversary of the European Social Charter, which is referred to in the film.

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Social Charter - Report from Croatia and Bulgaria
This short film shows some concrete examples of how the European Social Charter works in practice. Jim Gibbons reports from Croatia and Bulgaria on the challenges faced by homosexuals, transgender and Roma people.

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Colm O'CINNEIDE
Vice President of the European Committee of Social Rights
In this interview Mr. O'Cinneide addresses member countries of the Council of Europe who have ratified the Charter on the importance of respecting social rights in times of economic crisis.

14/10/2011 © Council of Europe/Conseil de l'Europe 2011


Monika SCHLACHTER
Vice President of the European Committee of Social Rights
Audiovisual interview "Soziale rechte in Europa (German)

 


 

March 2011

Social Rights In 'Flexible' Europe

In this Spanish language interview, Luis Jimena Quesada, President of the European Commitee of Social Rights discusses the Social Charter, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.