ETUC CONGRESS – BERLIN
FRINGE EVENT: Building Solidarity with Palestinian Workers
WEDNESDAY – MAY 24, 12:30 – 13:50
(lunch will be provided)
HOLIDAY INN EAST SIDE MEETING ROOM I + II,
Wanda-Kallenbach-Straße 2 (100 metres from Congress venue)
Representatives of various European trade unions and Palestinian speakers will present the current situation of Palestinian workers under occupation, their ongoing struggle and the role of European trade unions in building support for Palestinian freedom and rights.
We will discuss what trade unionists can do in solidarity with Palestinian workers and present ongoing and new campaigns.
Moderator: Patricia McKeown (Trade Union Friends of Palestine/Irish Congress of Trade Unions)
– Leila Farsakh- Birzeit University (online)
– Sharon Sukhram – Trade Union Confederation (UK)
– Liv Tørres – Director International Department LO Norway
– Saif Abukeshek – European Trade Union Network for Justice in Palestine