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 website of the activity
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