The Secretariat of the European Social Charter is a department in the Directorate General II (Human rights) of the Council of Europe and is responsible for the promotion and the supervision of a European treaty

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Council of Europe – Secretariat of the European Social Charter
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The Secretariat of the European Social Charter is a department in the Directorate General II (Human rights) of the Council of Europe and is responsible for the promotion and the supervision of a European treaty
The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe treaty safeguarding human rights. It sets out rights and freedoms concerning all individuals in their daily lives: housing, health, education, employment, legal and social protection, movement of persons, non-discrimination. It also establishes a supervisory mechanism guaranteeing their respect by the States Parties which are member States of the Council of Europe. This mechanism is based on 2 procedures: national reports and collective complaints. European Social Charter (revised): http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/EN/Treaties/Html/163.htm Charte sociale européenne (révisée): http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/FR/Treaties/Html/163.htm
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* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Publication
  • A department in the Directorate of Human Rights (D
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No