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News and Press releases

  1. Sri Lanka’s New Decent Work Agenda launched

    17 May 2018

    Sri Lanka’s fourth Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) was launched on May 16, following signature of a memorandum of understanding between Government of Sri Lanka, employers’ organisations, and workers’ organisations; and the LO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  2. A just transition to a green economy could create 14 million jobs in Asia and the Pacific

    14 May 2018

    ILO flagship report estimates job losses and job creation as the world moves to a greener economy.

  3. Building ‘resilience” in SMEs will help to promote Decent Work

    13 May 2018

    Through investment in resilience measures, enterprises, in particular small ones, their workers and families and communities can be better equipped to face and manage the increasing threats from both natural disasters and conflict

  4. 28 April 2018 – Improving the Safety and Health of Young Workers

    28 April 2018

    This year, to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, 28th of April, the ILO has launched a global campaign to bring into sharp focus the need to improve the safety and health of young workers.

Speeches

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2018

    Address (as delivered) by Ms Simrin Director ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka & Maldives on 27 April 2018 at Hotel Galadari, Colombo 01

  2. Opening remarks by Ms Simrin Singh on World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    22 June 2017

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

  3. Launch of employers' national network on youth initiative ( ENNYI)

    23 March 2016

    By Mr Donglin Li, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  4. ILO – Maga – NAITA Construction craftsman awarding ceremony

    29 December 2015

    By Mr Donglin Li, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives