The European Committee of Social Rights holds its 300th session

2-6/07/2018 Strasbourg, France

The European Committee of Social Rights will convene for its 300th session from 2 to 6 July May 2018 in Strasbourg. The Committee will continue the examination of the national reports for Conclusions 2018 of the Charter with respect to the thematic group “Labour rights” as regards the...

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Presentation of the European Social Charter to French judges

29/06/2018 Strasbourg, France

The European Social Charter and its monitoring mechanism were presented to a group of French judges during their study visit at the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights on 29 June 2018. In addition, they had the opportunity to learn more about the latest decisions adopted by...

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The decision on the merits of the complaint U.I.L. Scuola – Sicilia v. Italy is now public

29/06/2018 Strasbourg

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the merits of the complaint Unione Italiana del Lavoro U.I.L. Scuola – Sicilia v. Italy (No. 113/2014) became public on 29 June 2018. The European Committee of Social Rights adopted its decision on the merits on 24 January 2018....

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Training on the European Social Charter for the Conference of INGOs

28/06/2018 Strasbourg, France

The INGO members will have the opportunity to learn and to share their experiences in the field of social rights during a training session, organised with the support of the Secretariat of the European Social Charter. A particular focus will be made on the monitoring system under the European...

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20th Meeting of the Mutual Information System on Social Protection of the Council of Europe (MISSCEO) network

21/06/2018 Strasbourg, France

The 20th meeting of the Mutual Information System on Social Protection of the Council of Europe (MISSCEO) network will take place on 21 June 2018 in Strasbourg. The network produces regularly updated comparative tables on social protection systems in the form of a database and is complementary to...

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European External Action Service: training on economic, social and cultural rights

20/06/2018 Brussels, Belgium

The European Union External Action Service (EEAS) is organising, in co-operation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Council of Europe, a training on economic, social and cultural rights in Brussels on 20 June 2018. The training aims at...

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The decision on the merits of the complaint EUROCEF v. France is now public

headline 15/06/2018 Strasbourg

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the merits of the complaint European Committee for Home-Based Priority Action for the Child and the Family (EUROCEF) v. France (No. 114/2015) became public on 15 June 2018. The European Committee of Social Rights adopted its decision on...

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Decision adopted by the European Committee of Social rights at its 299th session

04/06/2018 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 299th session (14-17 May 2018): The decision on the merits in the case Transgender Europe and ILGA-Europe v. the Czech Republic, Complaint No. 117/2015. The complaint registered on 30 March 2015, relates to Article 11 (the right to...

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New complaint registered concerning France

25/05/2018 Strasbourg

The complaint was registered on 14 May 2018. It relates to Articles 11§1 (right to protection of health), 14§1 (right to benefit from social welfare services), 15§3 (right of persons with disabilities to autonomy, social integration and participation in the life of the community), 27§1 (right of...

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New complaints registered concerning Italy

25/05/2018 Strasbourg

The complaint was registered on 7 May 2018. It relates to Article 11 (right to protection of health) of the Revised European Social Charter. The complainant union alleges that the Fornero Act, No. 201/2011, which extends the minimum retirement age for public and private sector workers, violates...

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