The Revised European Social Charta by Karin Lukas, Head of Programme Line and Senior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights as well as President of the European Committee of Social Rights.
Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business
The statement of the European Committee of Social Rights is a roadmap for states in view of the difficult decisions on law, policy and resource allocation that will have to be taken in the coming years.
Karin Lukas has been invited by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions and the German Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers as keynote speaker at the online High-Level Meeting on the Council of Europe Recommendation on the development and strengthening of effective, pluralist and independent NHRIs, taking place on 26 April 2021 ( 10-13.15h CET).
Join the online event marking the 60th anniversary of the 1961 European Social Charter! Expert speakers will focus on ‘taking stock’ of the Charter and our colleague Karin Lukas, President of the ECSR and Head of Program Line Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business at LBI-GMR, will speak on “The European Social Charter and Equality”.
In times of pandemic, during which the life and health of many people are under serious threat, guaranteeing the right to protection of health is of crucial importance, and governments should take all necessary steps to ensure that it is effectively guaranteed. Read the full statement of the European Committee of Social Rights here.
Karin Lukas has been re-elected as Vicepresident of the European Committee of Social Rights. Together with Giuseppe Palmisano (President), François Vandamme (Vicepresident) and Eliane Chemla (General Rapporteur), she coordinates the activities of the Committee which monitors the implemention of social rights in 43 European states.