The Council of Europe, in its day-to-day functioning, shall respect all the principles and ideals which the Organisation defends. In particular, in the administration of the Secretariat, the Secretary General shall endeavour to realise the conditions which will ensure the effective application of the rights and principles set out in the revised European Social Charter, in so far as these are applicable to an international organisation.

These Regulations shall apply to any person who has been appointed in accordance with the conditions laid down in them as a staff member of the Council of Europe.