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News and Press releases

  1. ILO issues a call for research on Women and the Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific

    14 September 2017

    The ILO, sponsored by the Australian Government’s Department of Employment, has launched a call for research papers to examine the opportunities and challenges of the future at work for women (Deadline: 15 September 2017; Due date extended to Monday, 18 September 2017).

  2. Shaping the 4th Decent Work Country Programme for Sri Lanka

    25 August 2017

    The ILO Country Office is about to embark on an involved and inclusive process that will lead to a new ILO Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2018-2022 for the country.

  3. ILO launches Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.

  4. ILO to establish Global Commission on the Future of Work

    16 August 2017

    On 21 August, the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius will launch the new international body during a high-level event in Geneva.

Speeches

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. ILO – Maga – NAITA Construction craftsman awarding ceremony

    29 December 2015

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

  4. Regional Workshop on SDG Learning Agenda for Local Government in the context of South South Triangular Cooperation

    09 December 2015

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