Abbreviations

abbreviations

CC

Collective Complaints

CCDH

Steering Committee on Human Rights (of the CoE)

CCDH-AGE

Drafting group of the CoE on the rights of older persons

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women

CINGO

Conferences of International Non-Governmental Organisations (of the CoE)

CJEU

Court of Justice of the European Union

CPT

Committee on the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CoE

Council of Europe

CRPD

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECOSOC

Economic and Social Council

ECSR

European Committee on Social Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

ENNHRI

European Network of National Human Rights Institutions

ESC

European Social Charter

EU

European Union

EUSR

European Union Special Representative

FRA

Fundamental Rights Agency

GA

General Assembly of the United Nations

HRC

Human Rights Council

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICMW

International Convention on Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

ILO

International Labour Organisation

INGO

International Non-Governmental Organisation

LGBT

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual

MIPAA

Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

OEWGA

Open Ended Working Group on Ageing

OHCHR

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

PACE

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

RESC

Revised European Social Charter

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

UN DESA

United Nations Department for Social Affairs

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UPR

Universal Periodic Review

VIPAA

Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing