To achieve the Paris targets, all countries must take measures and reduce their emissions to sustainable levels. The joint efforts of the global trade union movement is a crucial force for achieving this.
Last week, the Swedish Riksdag voted to ratify the ILO Convention No. 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers - a triumph for LO and all affiliates. Together with several other organisations, LO has strived unrelentingly for the ratification to become a reality. Now that this is finally happening, Sweden's legislation can be strengthened for those who work in someone's home. Thus Sweden can in a concrete way contribute to providing the most vulnarable workers in the world with decent working conditions and hence better prospects.
It has been decided that the Global Deal will be taken over by the OECD. Thereby this initiative will continue to contribute to sutainable economic development and impreved working conditions.