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News and Press releases

  1. Better Work partners with Sri Lankan industry stakeholders

    06 February 2022

    The ILO and IFC’s Better Work programme is launching an ambitious intervention in Sri Lanka, with the support of the European Union.

  2. © KB Mpofu / ILO 2022

    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

  3. Supporting Sri Lankan Youth seize the potential of entrepreneurship, International Labour Organization and the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce embark on new partnership

    08 November 2021

    The collaboration is among the many key initiatives of ILO’s South Asia Leadership in Entrepreneurship Programme implemented in Sri Lanka and Nepal, and funded by the U.S. Department of State

  4. Decent work for sanitation workers in South Asia under the spotlight

    21 October 2021

    A recent workshop highlighted existing challenges and opportunities, as well as actions taken by the ILO, governments and social partners to address decent work deficits facing sanitation workers in South Asia.

Speeches

  1. Supporting local communities through training on disaster resilience and business continuity planning for MSMEs

    11 December 2018

    Speech by Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the training workshop for Kalutara Government Officers on the Business Continuity Management for Increased Flood Resilience

  2. Women: the bedrock of peace and sustainable development

    05 December 2018

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

  3. 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

  4. 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