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European Social Charter [ETS No.35]

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  Council of Europe

Place Of Signature:  Turin

Date Of Signature:  18-Oct-1961

Publication Records

  • PRO (now TNA) FO 93/1/667/0: 0
  • UN Registration Counci/0: 52989
  • Miscellaneous Series 004/1962: Cmnd1667

Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
AUSTRIA Signature 22-Jul-1963
AUSTRIA Statement 22-Jul-1963
AUSTRIA Ratification 29-Oct-1969
AUSTRIA Communication 03-Jun-2011
BELGIUM Signature 18-Oct-1961
BELGIUM Ratification 16-Oct-1990
BELGIUM Declaration 16-Oct-1990
CROATIA Signature 08-Mar-1999
CROATIA Ratification 26-Feb-2003 28-Mar-2003
CYPRUS Signature 22-May-1967
CYPRUS Ratification 07-Mar-1968
CYPRUS Declaration 25-Oct-1988
CYPRUS Declaration 12-Feb-1992
CZECH REPUBLIC Ratification 03-Nov-1999 03-Dec-1999
CZECH REPUBLIC Declaration 03-Nov-1999
CZECH REPUBLIC Declaration 26-Mar-2008 26-Mar-2008
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Signature 27-May-1992
DENMARK Signature 18-Oct-1961
DENMARK Ratification 03-Mar-1965
DENMARK Declaration 03-Mar-1965
FINLAND Signature 09-Feb-1990
FINLAND Ratification 29-Apr-1991 29-May-1991
FINLAND Declaration 29-Apr-1991
FRANCE Signature 18-Oct-1961
FRANCE Application 09-Mar-1973 08-Apr-1973
FRANCE Declaration 09-Mar-1973
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 27-Jan-1965
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Declaration 27-Jan-1965
GREECE Signature 18-Oct-1961
GREECE Ratification 06-Jun-1984 06-Jul-1984
GREECE Declaration 06-Jun-1984
HUNGARY Signature 13-Dec-1991
HUNGARY Ratification 08-Jul-1999 07-Aug-1999
HUNGARY Declaration 22-Jun-2004 22-Jul-2004
ICELAND Signature 15-Jan-1976
ICELAND Approval 15-Jan-1976 14-Feb-1976
ICELAND Statement 15-Jan-1976
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Signature 18-Oct-1961
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Ratification 07-Oct-1964
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Declaration 07-Oct-1964
Isle Of Man Extension 17-Sep-1963
ITALY Signature 18-Oct-1961
ITALY Ratification 22-Oct-1965
ITALY Declaration 22-Oct-1965
Land Berlin Extension 27-Jan-1965
LATVIA Signature 29-May-1997
LATVIA Ratification 31-Jan-2002 02-Mar-2002
LATVIA Declaration 31-Jan-2002 02-Mar-2002
LIECHTENSTEIN Signature 09-Oct-1991
LUXEMBOURG Signature 18-Oct-1961
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 10-Oct-1991 10-Nov-1991
LUXEMBOURG Declaration 10-Oct-1991
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Signature 05-May-1998
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Declaration 05-May-1998
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Ratification 31-Mar-2005 30-Apr-2005
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Declaration 31-Mar-2005
MALTA Signature 26-May-1988
MALTA Ratification 04-Oct-1988 03-Nov-1988
MALTA Declaration 04-Oct-1988
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 01-Jan-1986
NETHERLANDS THE Signature 18-Oct-1961
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 18-Oct-1961
NETHERLANDS THE Ratification 22-Apr-1980 22-May-1980
NETHERLANDS THE Reservation 22-Apr-1980
NETHERLANDS THE Declaration 21-Jan-1983
NORWAY Signature 18-Oct-1961
NORWAY Ratification 26-Oct-1962
NORWAY Declaration 26-Oct-1962
POLAND Signature 26-Nov-1991
POLAND Ratification 25-Jun-1997 26-Jul-1997
POLAND Declaration 25-Jun-1997
ROMANIA Signature 04-Oct-1994
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Ratification 22-Jun-1998
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Declaration 22-Jun-1998
SLOVENIA Signature 11-Oct-1997
SPAIN Signature 27-Apr-1978
SPAIN Ratification 06-May-1980 05-Jun-1980
SPAIN Declaration 06-May-1980
SPAIN Denunciation 05-Jun-1991
SWEDEN Signature 18-Oct-1961
SWEDEN Ratification 17-Dec-1962
SWEDEN Declaration 17-Dec-1962
SWITZERLAND Signature 06-May-1976
TURKEY Signature 18-Oct-1961
TURKEY Ratification 24-Nov-1989 24-Dec-1989
TURKEY Declaration 24-Nov-1989
UKRAINE Signature 02-May-1996
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 18-Oct-1961
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 11-Jul-1962
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 11-Jul-1962
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 17-Sep-1963
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 26-Jun-1987 26-Feb-1988
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 21-Aug-1989 26-Feb-1990

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