Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Eu

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Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

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The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content

Facts
Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse



Signed by the Presidents of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on 7 December 2000 in Nice



Whole range of civil, political, economic and social rights of European citizens



These rights are divided into six sections: 1. Dignity 2. Freedoms 3. Equality 4. Solidarity 5. Citizens‘ Rights 6. Justice 2

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The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content


Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

Based on the fundamental rights and freedoms recognized by:

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the European Convention on Human Rights

2. the constitutional traditions of the EU Member States

3. The Council of Europe`s Social Charter

4. The Community Charter of Fundamental Social Rights of Workers

5. Other international conventions
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Ulrich Wessel

The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content

Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

Title I

Dignity

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Article 1 – Human Dignity
Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

- Human Dignity is inviolable. It must be respected and protected

Article 2 – Right to life - No one shall be condemned to the death penalty, or executed

Article 3 – Right to the integrity of the person Everyone has the right to respect for his or her physical and mental integrity - the prohibition of eugenic practices, in particular those aiming at the selection of persons - the prohibition on making the human body and is parts as such a source of financial gain - the prohibition of the reproductive cloning of human beings 5

Ulrich Wessel

The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content

Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

Article 4 – Prohibiting of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Article 5 – Prohibition of slavery and forced labour - No one shall be required to perform forced or compulsory labour - Trafficking in human beings is prohibited

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The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content

Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

Title II

Freedoms

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The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union Content

Article 6 – Right to liberty and security
Facts Title I - Dignity Title II - Freedoms Title III - Equality Title IV - Solidarity Title V - Citizens’ Rights Title VI - Justice Title VII - General Provisions Prohibition of abuse

Article 7 – Respect for private and family life Everyone has the right to respect for his or her private/family life, home and communication

Article 8 – Protection of...
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