ILO Office for Sri Lanka (CO–Colombo)

What's New

  1. The Skills Gap in Four Industrial Sectors in Sri Lanka

    The skills gap survey attempts to review conditions of demand and supply related to skills development in four industrial sectors that the government of Sri Lanka has ear-marked for long term development. They are the information and communication technology industry (ICT), the tourism and hospitality industry (THI), construction and light engineering.

  2. Technology lightens the load for factory inspector

    ‘LISA’ App on a tablet makes her job in Colombo easier and helps monitor cases and ensure compliance with labour laws

  3. “There is no inevitability, no excuse: Forced labour can be stopped”

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder vows ILO leadership in fight against forced labour on World Day of Social Justice.

  4. Mr. Yajith de Silva joins the ILO's Getting to Zero at Work Campaign

    Mr. Yajith de Silva, General Manager, Watawala Plantations PLC, Sri Lanka promotes voluntary HIV counselling and testing and assures protection of jobs for workers who test positive for HIV.

  5. Mr. Kishu Gomes joins the ILO's Getting to Zero at Work Campaign

    Mr. Kishu Gomes, Managing Director, CEO Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, Sri Lanka advocates for the goal of "Zero discrimination" for workers living with HIV in his message under the ILO's Getting to Zero at Work campaign.

  6. ILO coordinates the visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights of migrants to Sri Lanka

  7. ILO Assistant Director General & Regional Director for Asia And Pacific Visits Colombo

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, visited Sri Lanka from 5 to 6 February 2014, at the invitation of the Ministry of Labour and Labour Relations.

  8. ILO Colombo e-newsletter, December 2013

    The latest newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives providing the latest activities and project updates.

  9. ILO Launches Employment Study in the Maldives

    This study is a component of the ILO's project to provide technical assistance to on-going efforts by the Government of Maldives to formulate an employment policy and strategy.

  10. Code of Ethical Conduct for Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies/ Licensees

    This Code of Ethical Conduct (CoEC) was prepared by a Sub-Committee appointed by the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare (MFEPW) with a view to regulate the industry.

  11. Safe Labour Migration Information Guide

    This booklet forms an information resource not only for government officers at District, Divisional and village level but also for all stakeholders working towards the empowerment and protection of migrant workers of Sri Lanka.