Trade and employment digital conference

IOE is hosting a digital conference on trade and employment on 22 July from 13:30-15:00 (CET) with leaders from the private and public sectors.

Please find the recording of the event here.

This digital event features high-level experts on international trade from the International Trade Centre (ITC), Mexico and the Graduate Institute together with high-level representatives from employer organisations in Vietnam and Canada.

Event agenda

  • Opening remarks and moderator: Roberto Suárez Santos, Secretary-General, International Organisation of Employers
  • Welcoming statement: Erol Kiresepi, President, International Organisation of Employers
  • Keynote speaker: Dorothy Tembo, Executive Director ad interim, International Trade Centre
  • Interactive remarks:
    • Ms TRAN THI Lan Anh, Director General of Employers' Activities, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Mr Hugo Romero Martínez, Partner (RRH Consultores, S.C.) and international trade expert
    • Mr Brian Burkett, Partner (Fasken Martineau), Director and Counsel of the Canadian Employers Council
    • Ms Kitrhona Cerri, Executive Director (Thinking Ahead on Societal Change (TASC)Platform), Centre of Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate Institute Geneva
  • Official launch of IOE report on trade and employment
  • Concluding remarks by moderator