XI Warsaw Seminar

The right to a decent life in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights and other international standards

24/11/2017 Warsaw, Poland

The right to a decent life in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights and other international standards will be discussed at a seminar, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland in Warsaw on 24 November 2014. Three different panels will take place to examine the right to...

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Seminar “The European Social Charter – fundamental pillar of regional social policies in Europe”

16/11/2017 Valencia, Spain

The Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia, Spain, is organising a seminar on the European Social Charter as a fundamental pillar of regional social policies in Europe on 16 November 2017 in Valencia. The seminar will be open by Elena Olmos Ortega, Dean of the Faculty of Law of the...

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Meeting on the non-accepted provisions of the European Social Charter by “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

08/11/2017 Skopje, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

The meeting is organised by the Department of the European Social Charter of the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” in the framework of the procedure provided for by Article 22 of the European Social Charter on...

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Seminar on Employment, training and equal opportunities: how to ensure fair treatment and inclusion for all

27/10/2017 Paris, France

The Parliamentary Assembly’s Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter held on 27 October 2017 in Paris a parliamentary seminar on “Employment, training and equal opportunities: how to ensure fair treatment and inclusion for all”, with 16 countries being represented at parliamentary level. The...

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New complaint registered concerning Italy

27/10/2017 Strasbourg

The complaint Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro (CGIL) v. Italy, No. 158/2017 was registered on 6 October 2017. It relates to Article 24 (right to protection in cases of termination of employment) of the Revised European Social Charter. The complainant trade union, CGIL, alleges that...

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New complaint registered concerning Czech Republic

26/10/2017 Strasbourg

The complaint European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC) v. Czech Republic, No. 157/2017, was registered on 3 October 2017. Its relates to Article 17 (right of mothers and children to social and economic protection) of the 1961 Charter Charter in the light of...

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New complaint registered concerning Greece

26/10/2017 Strasbourg

The complaint Panhellenic Association of Pensioners of the OTE Group Telecommunications v. Greece, No. 156/2017, was registered on 23 August 2017. It relates to Articles 12§§2 and 3 (right to social security) of the 1961 Charter as well as 4§1 (right of elderly persons to social protection) of...

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Decisions adopted by the European Committee of Social Rights at its 295th session

26/10/2017 Strasbourg

The European Committee of Social Rights adopted during its 295th session (16-20 October 2017): The decision on admissibility in the case European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Bulgaria, Complaint No.151/2017. The complaint registered on 22 May 2017 relates to Articles 11§§1 and 2 (right to...

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4th international social and labour forum "Social Cohesion. Open Society. Equal opportunities"

24-26/10/2017 Ulyanovsk, Russian Federation

The Department of the European Social Charter is organising a Round Table on the European Social Charter on 25 October 2017 in the framework of the 4th International Social Working forum “Social Cohesion. Open Society. Equal opportunities” to be held in Ulyanovsk, Russian Federation on 24 - 26...

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The decision on the merits of the complaint FIDH v. Ireland, No. 110/2014 is now public

23/10/2017 Strasbourg

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the merits of the complaint International Federation for Human rights (FIDH) v. Ireland (No. 110/2014) became public on 23 October 2017. In its decision the Committee concluded: by 11 votes to 1, that the there is a violation of Article...

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