Turkey ratified the 1961 Charter on 24/11/1989. It has signed but has not yet ratified, the Additional Protocol of 1988 on 05/05/1998.

Turkey ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 27/06/2007 and has accepted 91 of the revised Charter’s 98 paragraphs. It has ratified the Amending Protocol of 1991 on 10/06/2009.

Turkey has not signed nor ratified the Additional Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints.
 

The Charter in domestic law

Automatic incorporation into domestic law and superiority of International treaties on fundamental rights and freedoms over national legislation (Article 90§5 of the Constitution).


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.

Turkey factsheet


Latest national report by Turkey

See previous reports in respect of the Turkey


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

See all conclusions in respect of Turkey (HUDOC)


Table of accepted and non-accepted provisions by Turkey

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

Turkey has not signed nor ratified the Additional Protocol providing for a system of collective complaints.


Previous national reports by Turkey

1961 Charter