External Human Rights Events
- 1st Annual Sakharov Debate on Human Rights
- The inaugural ERIS Annual Democracy Lecture
- Domestic Judges and The European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Consensus?
- What Should We Expect from a Progressive Equality Jurisprudence? The Case of South Africa
- Mexico and the Inter-American Human Rights System In comparative perspective with the European Court of Human Rights
- The Triumph of Human Rights: Dream or Nightmare?
- Citizens' Privileges or Human Rights? The Great Bill of Rights Swindle
- Migration, Human Rights and Security in Europe
- The European Social Charter 50 Years On: Commitment, Interpretation and Compliance
- Advancing Sexual Rights in the “Developing World”: The Politics of Human Rights Interventionism
- Negotiating Religion IV - Legal Frameworks: Schools and Religious Freedom
- Resocialising Europe Conference
- Human Rights Thought and Practice in the Contemporary World
- LLAKES Research Seminar - Method Matters: Social Science, Human Rights and Phronesis
- UCL Laws Symposium - The Eweida Decision
- Inaugural Lecture Human Rights and the Autonomy of EU Law: Pluralism or Integration?
- UCL Legal & Social Philosophy Colloquium Proportionality: Diagnostic, not Constitutive
- The Future of the UK Bill of Rights
- Human Rights Collegium Launch and Inaugural Lecture - Confessions of a Judicial Activist
- Negotiating Religion: Inquiries into the History and Present of Religious Accommodation
- Forced Migration: Global Perspectives and Practices
- The Melloni and Åkerberg Fransson judgments: The incoming tide of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights?
The European Social Charter 50 Years On: Commitment, Interpretation and Compliance
16 April 2012
Date: Thursday 10 May 2012
Location: School of Public Policy, Council Room. Rubin Building, 29-30 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9QU
About the event: This half-day workshop will bring together a multi-disciplinary range of academics, researchers and practitioners interested in social policy, human rights and litigation in Europe to appraise social rights in Europe and the role of the European Social Charter fifty years on.
- Why do European states commit to the Social Charter?
- Are social rights decisions implemented in Europe?
- How should social rights be interpreted in the European context of welfare states?
- Are there any tensions between the European Social Charter and the socio-economic policies being currently implemented in Europe today?
- Does Europe need judicial review of social rights?
- What is the relationship between social rights and policy in the European context?
- What is the future of the European Social Charter?
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