The ILO supervisory mechanism is at risk. The Employers’ group in the ILO denies the existence of a global right to strike, by claiming that there is no such right included in the ILO Convention on the Freedom of Association and the Protection of the Right to Organise
Last Thursday, Sweden became the 136th country in the world to recognise the State of Palestine. Although seven other EU member states – Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Malta, Poland and Romania – have already done so, Sweden is the first country from Western Europe to recognise Palestine.
The new government of Sweden will recognise the State of Palestine and act for a social progress protocol in the EU Treaty.