The right to Social Security in European Constitutions: Compendium of provisions of European Constitutions related to the right to social security

Organization(s): ILO
Author: Alexander Egorov, Elisabeth Fombuena, Lola Tonini Alabiso
Regions: Europe
Year: 2015
Language: English
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This document was prepared in October 2012 and revised in July 2015. It contains, for the constitutions of 48 European countries, a compendium of their provisions that affirm the right to social security, social protection, or social assistance; obligations of the State to protect individuals against specific social risks or to protect specific vulnerable groups of persons; or that have a promotional nature and determine the objectives of the State in matter of social security. The Compendium also includes comparative tables of constitutional guarantees.
Social Protection and Human Rights