ILO Regional exchanges - Virtual Global Summit on Covid-19 and the World of Work


Organized by the ILO and first part of its Virtual Global Summit (taking place from 1-9 July)

Aim of the meeting:

To have regional exchanges in the framework of the ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work. These exchanges will be followed by ILO Global Events, which are detailed on this link.

The events will be open to all.

IOE Role:

To comment ILO Concept notes and add Employer inputs with the help of our Employer Members.

To prepare Highlights in advance and Employer interventions during these regional exchanges.

Schedule for regional consulations:

► 1 July

7h00-10h00 GMT

Arab States


12h00-15h30 GMT


► 2 July

4h00-7h00 GMT

Asia and the Pacific


9h00-12h30 GMT



15h00-18h00 GMT



For security reasons, the connectivity details for each regional exchange will be sent no later than Tuesday 30 June. The consultations will take place on Zoom.

All events will be broadcast live from a public platform through the ILO webpage.

More information available on the ILO’s web page dedicated to the Global Summit and on the Global Concept Note.

Five Concept Notes for these regional consultations (Arab States and Europe, Asia, Africa, Americas) were prepared by the ILO and are available in the Resources section in different languages to gain insight into the different topics covered in each regional exchange.