EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER (REVISED)
ETS n : 163

Treaty open for signature by the member States.

Status as of 05/11/00

OPENING FOR SIGNATURE :
Place : Strasbourg
Date : 03/05/96

ENTRY INTO FORCE :
Conditions : 3 Ratifications.
Date : 01/07/99

Member States of the Council of Europe:

States

Date of
signature

Date of
ratification

Date of entry
into force

Notes

R.

D.

A.

T.

C.

O.

Albania

21/09/98









Andorra










Austria

07/05/99









Belgium

03/05/96









Bulgaria

21/09/98

07/06/00

01/08/00



X





Croatia










Cyprus

03/05/96

27/09/00

01/11/00



X





Czech Republic










Denmark

03/05/96




X





Estonia

04/05/98

11/09/00

01/11/00



X





Finland

03/05/96









France

03/05/96

07/05/99

01/07/99








Georgia

30/06/00









Germany










Greece

03/05/96









Hungary










Iceland

04/11/98









Ireland










Italy

03/05/96

05/07/99

01/09/99



X





Latvia










Liechtenstein










Lithuania

08/09/97









Luxembourg

11/02/98









Malta










Moldova

03/11/98









Netherlands










Norway










Poland










Portugal

03/05/96









Romania

14/05/97

07/05/99

01/07/99



X





Russia

14/09/00









San Marino










Slovakia

18/11/99









Slovenia

11/10/97

07/05/99

01/07/99



X





Spain

23/10/00









Sweden

03/05/96

29/05/98

01/07/99



X





Switzerland










the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia










Turkey










Ukraine

07/05/99









United Kingdom

07/11/97










Total number of signatures not followed by ratifications :

17

Total number of ratifications/accessions :

8

Notes :

(a) Accession - (s) Signature without reservation as to ratification - (su) Succession - (r) Signature "ad referendum".
R.: Reservations - D.: Declarations - A.: Authorities - T.: Territorial Application - C.: Communication - O.: Objection.

Source: Treaty Office on http://conventions.coe.int