It also features official decisions taken by these organs since the Charter’s entry into force in order to establish, develop and carry out the system of supervision of its application.
The author estimates the Charter’s effectiveness, determines its place and role in the system of social and economic rights legal protection within the Council of Europe.
The special attention is paid to the role of this international instrument for the development of Ukrainian legislation and formation of legal position of Ukraine in this sphere.
The general principles of policy, carried out by Ukraine in the sphere of human rights protection are described with regard to pluralistic democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights.
More than one hundred internal acts of current Ukrainian legislation, the provisions of which regulate protection of social and economic rights of individuals, are analyzed.
Comparative analysis of the Revised Charter’s basic text with current Ukrainian legislation is made.
Perspectives of implementation of the Charter’s normative provisions into the current Ukrainian national legislation are estimated.
The problem on joining of Ukraine to the European Social Charter and European regional system of human social and economic rights protection is considered. Proposals as for perspectives and practical possibilities of ratification of some of the provisions of the European Social Charter by Ukraine is made (including the draft Law of Ukraine On Ratification of the Revised European Social Charter of 1996).
The results of scientific research shall be useful for Ukrainian scholars, analysts, politicians, lawyers, students interested in the Council of Europe and its impact on the whole process of human rights protection and European integration.
Key words: human rights, European Social Charter, European regional system of human social and economic rights protection, partial undertakings, monitoring, collective complaints, state report, implementation.