Tripartite Consultation workshop on Protocol 29

A tripartite consultation will be held in Colombo to discuss the preliminary findings of a “Gap analysis Report on National legislation and ILO Protocol on Forced Labour” and to identify major changes required under 3P’s (protection, prosecution and prevention) to pave the way towards ratification of the Protocol on Forced Labour before the end of year 2018.

Tentative Agenda
Tripartite Consultation Workshop on Protocol 29
(Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930)

19th January 2018, Renuka City Hotel, Colombo 3
8.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.


9.00 a.m.  to 9.15 a.m

Inaugural Session
Welcome Remarks – Mr. S.A. Nimal Saranatissa- Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Trade Union Relations and Sabaragamuwa Development
Remarks - Ms .Simrin Singh, Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, ILO

9.15 a.m. to 10.00 a.m.

Technical Sessions     

9.15 a.m. to 9.25 a.m.

Objectives of the Consultation, Ms Thilini Fernando, NPC, ILO

9.25 a.m. to 10.00 a.m

Brief overview of Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930,  Ms Miranda Fajerman, Standards Specialist, DWT, ILO New Delhi

10.00 a.m.  to 10.15 a.m.

Tea Break

10.15 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Presentation of Findings of the GAP Analysis - Ms Shyamali Ranaraja, ILO Consultant

11.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.           

Q & A

12.00 a.m. to 1.20 p.m.

Group Work Sessions

1.20 p.m. to 1.30 p.m

Nest Steps & Closing Remarks, Mr. S.A. Nimal Saranatissa &(Secretary – MOL TUR & SD) Mr A Wimalaweera (CGL & DOL) & Mrs Simrin Singh (Country Director – ILO Colombo)

1.30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Lunch Break