Collective Complaint No. 63/2010
by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) against France
(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 9 November 2011
at the 1125th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)
The Committee of Ministers,1
Having regard to Article 9 of the Additional Protocol to the European Social Charter providing for a system of collective complaints,
Taking into consideration the complaint lodged on 15 November 2010 by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) against France;
Having regard to the report transmitted by the European Committee of Social Rights, in which it found violations of Article E of the Revised Social Charter taken in conjunction with Articles 31§2 and 19§8;
Taking into consideration the suggestion of the European Committee of Social Rights that the report is made public immediately,
1. Takes note of the report which, in accordance with Article 8 of the Additional Protocol, will become public through the adoption of this resolution;
2. Invites the French authorities to report at a forthcoming meeting on the measures taken or foreseen in order to deal with the situation described in the complaint and on co-operation with other countries concerned.
1 In accordance with Article 9 of the Additional Protocol to the European Social Charter providing for a system of collective complaints, the following Contracting Parties to the European Social Charter or the revised European Social Charter have participated in the vote: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom.