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  1. Better Jobs and economic resilience through disaster resilience of rural communities

    11 October 2018

    ILO looks to increase resilience of flood-affected plantation communities in South and West and drought-affected farmers in Northern Sri Lanka

  2. The Future of Work in Sri Lanka

    19 September 2018

    The ILO Country Office in Sri Lanka in partnership with Tandem Research (Goa, India) hosted a workshop on the impact of emerging technologies, referring to artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics and so forth, on the Future of Work in Sri Lanka on the 7th of September, 2018.

  3. Joining forces to promote inclusive growth for conflict-affected communities in Sri-Lanka

    05 September 2018

    ILO flagship project “LEED+” (Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation) to be scaled up with the support of Australia and Norway.

  4. ILO @ 100: A year of celebration

    03 September 2018

    In 2019, the ILO will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be an opportunity to celebrate the ILO’s achievements and reaffirm its position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.


  1. National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration

    02 October 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  2. National Tripartite Workshop on Development of National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Programme of Sri Lanka

    25 September 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  3. ILO mourns passing of Kofi Annan

    21 August 2018

  4. © Monty Rakusen/Cultura Creative 2018

    Creating safe spaces for youth in the world of work

    10 August 2018

    "Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.