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Project ID: 1104842295
Entity: Council of Europe – Secretariat of the European Social Charter
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Activity: 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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Activity description: 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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Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: Regional
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
Activity type: Publication, A department in the Directorate of Human Rights (D
Time scale: Ongoing
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